Black Owned Businesses in Canada

 February is Black History Month. It is an annual celebration of Black creators, successes and achievements. It is a time to read Black authors, learn about anti-racism, amplify Black voices, make goals to help the Black community and support Black owned businesses. Things we should be doing 12 months of the year.

Check out these amazing Black owned businesses in Canada, to support all year long. Do you know of a great Canadian Black owned business? Let us know in the comments!




Cosure Living clothing, Toronto Black owned apparel company, Maple leaf logo, Canadian clothing

Cosure Clothing

Location: Toronto, ON

A pure and simple Canadian lifestyle brand. It was based on the ideas that make us Canadian, from diversity and multiculturalism, to cold temperatures and the maple leaf. Each piece of apparel is designed to be timeless and authentic.



Mary's Brigadeiro Chocolate, Black owned business, Canadian gourmet chocolate, Brazilian traditions, Online and Toronto Storefront

Mary’s Brigadeiro Chocolate

Location: Toronto, ON

Canadian chocolate inspired by Brazilian traditions. They truly put time and care into their chocolate making practices, creating it in small batches, with local ingredients. They have a variety of truffles, chocolate bars, chocolate spreads and other decadent treats. Mary’s also offers worldwide shipping!   



Orijin Jewelry, Black owned Canadian business, Timeless jewelry that is size inclusive, LGBTQ+ inclusive, supports BIPOC causes

Orijin Jewelry

Location: Toronto, ON

A jewelry brand that is size and LGBTQ+ inclusive, with a portion of proceeds from their ‘OM’ collection supporting various BIPOC causes. If that is not reason enough to checkout this brand, their pieces are minimalist and timeless; jewelry you can wear from day to night.  



 Taj Charles Lingerie and Loungewear Made in Canada, Black owned business in Ontario, Luxury loungewear, silk robes

Taj Charles

Location: Toronto, ON

With a belief that every day loungewear should be luxurious, the designer aims to add colour and life to your lingerie and lounge pieces. All items are handmade, with locally sourced materials when possible. They specialize in velvet and satin robes.



 Omi Woods, Conflict free fine metals, African gold made in Canada, Black owned jewelry brand in Ontario Canada

Omi Woods

Location: Toronto, ON

Ethical, handmade jewelry celebrating all of our connections to Africa. They have beautiful and timeless pieces, that can be worn daily, available in sterling silver, gold vermeil and 14K gold. I’m eyeing all of their stackable necklaces (insert heart eyes here).



 KOA Natural Skincare, Shop KOA black owned skincare brand, plant powered skincare, natural skin care in Canada

KOA Natural Skincare

Location: Toronto, ON

Plant powered skin care products that are small batch and natural. This brand believes that you should be aware of all ingredients you’re putting on or in your body, and is transparent with the purpose of each component they use. Toners, balms, masks, cleansers, and more available.



Skin At Eleven, Black owned Toronto skincare brand, handmade small batch beauty and skincare, soaps, bath bombs and scrubs  

Skin at Eleven

Location: Toronto, ON

Handmade, small batch, minimalist skin care products, with a beautiful aesthetic. Only looking at their various soaps, bath bombs, scrubs and body butters with give you simple, natural vibes.



 Poro Cosmetics, Black owned luxury makeup brand, Black owned lipsticks and lipgloss, Canadian made makeup

Poro Cosmetics

Location: Toronto, ON

More than a makeup brand, Poro is a luxury lifestyle brand. It is meant to inspire hard working women with diverse backgrounds to live their best life, and enjoy little luxuries. They offer beautifully bold lipsticks, nude colours and plumping gloss.



 Real Talk Candles, Black owned business in Canada, Black girl magic candle, black lives matter, shop quirky controversial candles

Real Talk Candles 

Location: Toronto, ON

Soy blend candles with a small amount of high grade paraffin wax, creating a mild yet noticeable scent. Their wicks are environmentally friendly and they do not add any artificial colours. The brand originated from a love of controversial conversation and idea of being unfiltered in your speech.



 Oat Canada, 0g sugar zero sugar oat milk, vegan keto oat milk, Canadian black owned business, shop at and Costco

Oat Canada

Location: Toronto, ON

Oat milk that is keto friendly and vegan with 0 grams of sugar. It is produced in a fully peanut-free and dairy-free facility. Oat Canada has been featured on Dragon’s Den and can be purchased at and Costco.



 Cup of Té, Luxe loose leaf teas in Canada, Black owned business, local organic tea company and tea pots, All black everything kit

Cup of Té

Location: Toronto, ON

An online retailer of loose leaf organic tea and accessories. They offer a variety of tea and flavours that provide a range of benefits. Their tea accessories include iron cast tea sets, infusers, scoops, and kits. Cup of Té donates $1 from each of their starter kits to The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Celebrate Black History Month with their All Black Everything Bundle.



 Heritage Baby Designs, Linen Blanket sling wraps, fabric baby slings made in Canada, black owned business for parents and babies

Heritage Baby Designs

Location: Simcoe County, ON

With a mission to create support for parents, Heritage creates fabric wrap carriers and ring slings, to hold your baby close. The slings are made in Ontario, using 100% European linen. With each sling purchased, medicine is provided for a mother and baby in need, through a partnership with Plan International Canada.



 The Blvck Market, Montreal Online Marketplace of Black Owned Businesses, Canadian and American Black Owned Businesses, Browndages and Black girl sunscreen

The Blvck Market

Location: Montreal, QQ 

Connecting you to Black owned brands; Black owned skin care, hair, beauty and wellness all in one online marketplace. These curated brands are primarily Canadian, with a few American Black owned businesses showcased as well.  



 Zuri and Dre, Black Plush Toys, Plushies for Black kids to self identify, Black boy and girl stuffies

Zuri and Dre

Location: Montreal, QC

Plush toys, acting as a reminder that it is okay to be unique, and being your natural self is beautiful. Zuri and Dre are much more than characters or toys, they are a representation for Black boys and girls to have a figure to hold that looks like them. This business just officially launched in 2020!



 Bailly Fragrance, Vegan roll on perfume, Subtle scented perfume, black owned company, woman owned fragrance company


Location: Halifax, NS

Roll on perfume oils that are not overpowering; are vegan, filler free and alcohol free. With each fragrance, you can find all ingredients, notes and descriptions online. Shop floral, gourmand, warm and fruity scents.



 Mumgry snacks, Natural nut butters for moms, Canadian made plant based spreads, Black owned food business


Location: Vancouver, BC

Tasty, handcrafted, ethically sourced, plant based spreads. Mumgry prioritizes the needs of hungry moms through every stage, from pre-pregnancy and beyond postpartum. Find their nut butters at retailers across North America, including Ottawa shop Maker House Co.





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1 comment

  • This is a great list! I would like to add one. My friend Eric owns My Byward Office, a co-working space in the market in downtown Ottawa. You can rent rooms for events or co-working spaces for a change of scene from working from home. He also does coaching for startups.


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