Small Business


How Rukayat Egbeyemi turned her hobby into a small business

How Rukayat Egbeyemi turned her hobby into a small business

When COVID-19 hit, Rukayat Egbeyemi turned her decade-long hobby into her very own business—Ashabi. She went from making beaded bags and jewellery for friends and family to selling her products online. As a one-woman show, Egbeyemi handles every side of...
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How KOZAI Design is fighting burnout culture

After Edmond Dang graduated from Western University at the start of COVID-19, his plans to travel and experience different cities and cultures came to a halt. So he switched gears and injected his love of culture and deep meaning into his debut brand, KOZAI Design.
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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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181,000 Small businesses in Canada are thinking about closing their doors

It’s no secret that small businesses in Canada have taken a major hit during the numerous lockdowns and reopenings over the past 10 months. The question is: will they ever recover?
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Brightening Up with Shy Wolf Candles Founder, Julie Klukas

Brightening Up with Shy Wolf Candles Founder, Julie Klukas

It’s really an incredible thing to watch collaborations come to existence, but especially in a year...
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3 Small Businesses Using Their Platform to Help their Communities

3 Small Businesses Using Their Platform to Help their Communities

In these trying times, small businesses are trying to remain agile as brick and mortar locations...
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