This year, we are celebrating 10 years in business! To celebrate we are giving away 10 of our favourite things from women entrepreneurs across Canada. Amplifying female entrepreneurs is what we do here at Canadian Small Business Women, so it only makes sense that we celebrate with some of our faves.
You are the corner-stone of our community and we would not have made it to 10 years without your support. Let’s CELEBRATE!
- Contest runs until August 31st, 2023
- Open to Canadian residents 18 and older
- One winner will be selected randomly. Winner will be notified by email.
- Winner will receive all 10 items listed below
- Enter by clicking the link and entering your email address. All entries will be added to the CSBW mailing list (you can unsubscribe at any time)
- One entry per email address
Kare Granola is the first black-owned granola business in Canada – owned by the lovely Nichole – and the only business that offers customizable granola options across Canada.
Based in Ontario, Kare Granola is dedicated to making more than just granola. They care about what goes into your bodies. That is why their products are specially handmade with organic, plant-based, gluten-free, and non-GMO ingredients that are valuable to your health and taste even better. They are lightly sweetened with natural coconut sugar and are preservatives-free.
Back in their early twenties Karina and Cam bought Rocky Mountain Soap Company with only one employee, $86k in annual sales and 450 sq. ft. With mostly blind optimism fueling the first few years, the two have grown the company to what it is today. Throughout its growth, Rocky Mountain Soap continues to be, handmade, with 100% natural, simple, ingredients.
Transform your morning ritual with our luxurious new Cream Deodorant. Years in the making, this revolutionary formula goes on silky smooth with a dry finish and provides long lasting protection. Uplifting lemongrass provides a naturally energizing scent to start your day with a spring in your step. Formulated with skin-nourishing ingredients and no baking soda, it’s skincare for your underarms.
This Back owned luxury skin-care brand is based in Calgary. Kambiio is derived from an Igbo word, Kambiri – which means “come alive”. They are a conscious Canadian skincare brand created with intention and harnessed with pure time-tested indigenous African botanicals. Each Kambiio product has been formulated with the utmost care to deliver phytonutrients- antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and vitamins, for a noticeably radiant glow using natural bioactive ingredients. They choose unrefined, organic ingredients first and whenever possible, to ensure that the constituents of our ingredients are intact to deliver compelling benefits while respecting skin integrity. They are passionate about bringing you skincare that feels good, does good for your skin, and elevates you.
Mimico Creek candles are hand poured in Etobicoke, Ontario, in the quaint neighborhood of Mimico! These 8 oz. candles are made with 100% soy wax and paper fiber wicks. The candle comes in a glass jar that can be repurposed after your candle is done. All Mimico Creek candles are poured in small batches to ensure freshness.
This Black-owned Ontario based company makes small batched, hand poured lipsticks. The name Purim is inspired by the empowering story of Queen Esther, who used her beauty as a vehicle for heroism in a pursuit to save her people from genocide. At Purim, we believe that beauty does not have to be vain. Beauty can be used as a way to provide platforms for social change, creating opportunities for the voices of marginalized groups to be heard. It is our mission to provide our clients with products that get them ready to take on the world and make a lasting impact. Our “go to” shade is Crossfire
This Toronto based, Black-owned company focuses on products for all hair types. My favourite item is the Peppermint-Tea tree Shampoo. Formulated with peppermint and tea tree essential oils, REFRESH Shampoo + Conditioner invigorates and stimulates your scalp leaving it with a cool and clean sensation.
This Calgary based company incorporates locally sourced ingredients as much as possible. The scents and colours used in the soaps only come from nature! Aileen Leong created this company from a need as she suffers from sensitive skin and her two kids have eczema. Developing these naturally made bars have improved their quality of life.
This Newfoundland based company is run by a duo – Peter and Robin. They combined their forces as a chef and a customer service guru to shape the company in early 2012. They began to sell their first batches of salt at the St. John’s Farmers Market, to specialty shops, and chefs before they relocated to Bonavista in 2017.
Santee Sioux is an Indigenous-owned organic tea and accessory retailer from Dakota Tipi First Nation in Manitoba. Creating a product that builds community, their premium loose-leaf organic tea blends are named after the Dakota worldview in the Eastern Santee Sioux Dakota dialect, to revitalize the gift of language and culture.