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Remarkable Canadian Women-Owned Businesses Shaping Our Nation

Creating a thriving business landscape, Canadian women entrepreneurs and leaders who are at the forefront of innovation and community building. This roundup celebrates 18 Canadian women-owned businesses that are not just shaping industries but also contributing significantly to our nation's growth and diversity.
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Canadian women entrepreneurs and leaders are at the forefront of innovation, community building, and a thriving business landscape. This roundup celebrates 18 Canadian women-owned businesses that are shaping industries and contributing significantly to our nation’s growth and diversity.

Let’s dive into these remarkable businesses and the incredible women behind them.


Makeway is not just a store; it’s a movement towards inclusivity and diversity in the fashion industry. Founded by Abby Albino and Shelby Weaver, passionate advocates for women’s representation, Makeway offers a curated selection of women’s apparel, accessories, and lifestyle products that champion female empowerment and creativity.


At ShopThing, shopping is reimagined. Founded by Maggie Adhami-Boynton, this innovative platform, created by a visionary, combines the convenience of online shopping with the personal touch of a shopping assistant, offering a unique, personalized shopping experience that focuses on luxury fashion for less.


Cuchara is a testament to the power of creativity and craftsmanship in jewelry design. Founded by a talented designer, Edi Canedo, Cuchara’s collections blend bold, statement pieces with timeless elegance, reflecting women’s diverse beauty and strength.

Monday Girl

Monday Girl is an inclusive networking club for all women. Founded by Rachel Wong and Istiana Bestari, it provides a variety of resources for career-driven women, from summits to downloadable templates and mentorship.


Blume is on a mission to transform the way we think about wellness and self-care. Founded by two dynamic women, Taran and Bunny Ghatrora, Blume offers a range of natural, sustainable products that support physical and emotional well-being and promote a holistic approach to health.


Founded by Michelle August, SpinCo brings the energy and inspiration of spin classes to a wider audience. It’s more than a fitness studio; it’s a community that motivates and supports members in achieving their health and fitness goals.

Three Ships Beauty

Three Ships Beauty is revolutionizing the beauty industry with its commitment to natural, effective skincare. Founded by two women, Connie Lo and Laura Burget, who are passionate about transparency and sustainability, it offers products that are good for your skin and the planet.

Heali Medical

Heali Medical is at the forefront of medical innovation, offering Kinesiology tape infused with magnesium and menthol for pain relief. Founded by healthcare practitioners Heather Sloan and Enwei Li, Heali Medical is dedicated to developing technologies that improve the quality of life for people around the world.

Goldilocks Goods

Founded by Amy Hall, Goldilocks Goods is tackling the issue of plastic waste with its eco-friendly alternatives to single-use plastics. It offers a range of beeswax wraps and other sustainable products that are not only practical but also beautiful.

Good For Sunday

Good For Sunday is redefining casual wear with its focus on comfort, quality, and Canadian craftsmanship. Co-founded by Demetra Kentrisa, a woman with a vision for sustainable and stylish clothing, Good For Sunday offers a range of apparel that’s perfect for any day of the week.


Fable is transforming the dining experience with its beautifully designed tableware. Co-founded by Tina Luu, Fable’s products are crafted with the belief that every meal should be a celebration, offering a collection that combines functionality with elegance.

That Good Co.

A creative agency based in Toronto. Founded by Catriona Smart, they create bespoke experiences for a variety of clients. With a female roster of in-house talent bringing the dreams of business owners to life, this creative agency is simply ‘That Good.’

Virtual Gurus

Virtual Gurus is a testament to the power of virtual assistance in the modern world. Founded by visionary entrepreneur Bobbie Racette, Virtual Gurus provides businesses with skilled virtual assistants, supporting a range of administrative and creative tasks.


This incredible app, Owned by Jennifer Tremblay, allows you to make same-day and exclusive reservations at Canada’s top restaurants, including Michelin. Plus, exclusive culinary events, experiences and a global hotel offers.

Coralus (formerly SheEO)

Coralus is changing the world one woman entrepreneur at a time. Founded by a visionary leader Vicki Saunders, Coralus is a global community of women supporting women, offering financial investments and resources to female entrepreneurs who are creating positive social impact.

Her Money

Her Money empowers women to take control of their financial futures. Founded by Jean Chatzky, a financial expert passionate about education and empowerment, Her Money offers resources, advice, and support to help women make informed financial decisions.

Total Mom

Total Mom is a community and platform dedicated to supporting moms in all aspects of life. Founded by Anna Sinclair, a mom for moms, Total Mom offers resources, events, and support to help mothers balance their personal and professional lives.

The Prosperity Project

The Prosperity Project is a registered charity that aims to ensure women’s voices are heard in the economic recovery. Founded by Pamela Jeffery and led by Julie Savard-Shaw, the Prosperity Project addresses the gender imbalances exacerbated by the pandemic and advocates for policies and practices that promote gender equality and prosperity for all.

Honourable mention: Notable Life is a Canadian woman-owned media company and Canada’s premier hub for young professionals, entrepreneurs, and culture generators. Owned by our fearless leader, Carli Posner, the long-standing beloved media platform is a nostalgic gem that puts a spotlight on all things Notably Canadian.

These 18 Canadian women-owned businesses are not just successful enterprises; they are beacons of innovation, empowerment, and community. Through their leadership and vision, these women are shaping our nation and inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders.

Happy International Women’s Day!

Ashley Nedaei

Ashley is the Director of Marketing at Notable Life Inc. As an audacious and creative entrepreneurial spirit, she splits her time between raising her two sons with her husband and toy poodle and creative pursuits in music, beauty, and business. Follow her adventures @ndaiart.