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The Small Business That Could: Stay Revy

The Small Business That Could: Stay Revy

Arguably, the pandemic has hit small-business owners the hardest. But, where some see an insurmountable challenge, others see opportunity. Emily Revell not only started her business during the pandemic, but she got it up and running in one of the hardest-hit...
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OTARDA is making luxury hoodies for a cause

OTARDA is a Toronto-made luxury clothing brand. Every piece in the collection makes a statement, with 25 per cent of the proceeds aimed at a foundation that aligns with its values. For founder Stephen Smith, OTARDA is about more than just shifting away from fast fashion. It’s about giving people a way to say what they believe in without saying anything at all.
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Zero-waste beauty brand Everist is changing the way you wash your hair

Everist co-founders Jayme Jenkins and Jessica Stevenson are no strangers to the beauty world. After meeting in business school, the two set off on their own paths to work at some of the biggest beauty brands in the world.
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Lake & Oak's adaptogenic blends are good for your body and mind

Sourced with 100% organic deliciousness, each of the blends available on their website and at select retailers is thoughtfully curated to soothe and aid a variety of ailments, and to simply make you feel good. Their founder, Meredith Youngson, leaned into her expertise in recipe development to create a line of nutritious, superfood teas. She's well on her way to becoming a household name in the tea business.
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