Along with supporting black owned restaurants, now is also the time to show support for black owned businesses in Toronto. To make it easier to show your support, we’ve curated a list of some of these businesses in light of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Businesses Owned by the Black Community in the GTA:
One of the first Canadian-based black females to design an entire shoe line, Dr. Liza, has announced that she will be donating $75 to Black Lives Matter TO for every single pair of black dr. Liza pumps purchased until Sunday, June 7th (along with a discount offer–read on for details).
Sporting goods store. Offering curb-side pickup and delivery.
Go-to spot for biking enthusiasts.
Cosmetic dentistry office offering porcelain veneers, smile makeovers, and more.
Cooking and fine dining resource.
Menswear brand made in Canada.
Canadian Curly Hair Products for all curls, kinks and coils.
Exercise Physiology & Sport-Specific Programs, Personal training and strength development.
Personal growth tools curated with heart. Workships, keynotes, guided journals and more.
Farmhouse with organically grown produce. Available weekly at the Dufferin Grove Farmer’s Market.
Caribbean Corner | 171 Baldwin St
Grocery spot for Caribbean style products.
Men’s clothing store offering skate apparel and footwear.
Loungewear and clothing made in Toronto.
Clothing store offering streetwear and durags.
African hair braiding services. Call 647.991.2180.
Fitness and Muay Thai trainer.
Contemporary clothing store.
Niagara region winery.
Skin care products.
Clothing store. All products made to order in Hamilton, Ontario.
Online tearoom offering fresh and exotic teas blended with Indian spices.
Multimedia platform providing interviews with Nigerian professionals and associations.
Beauty and cosmetics.
Womens’ and mens’ luxury shoe boutique.
Men’s barbershop in Mississauga.
Media outlet portraying African content.
Certified nail technician.
Beauty supply store.
Personal trainer and fitness coach.
Fitness and nutrition coach.
Custom made wigs.
Events and PR services.
Beauty and lip gloss.
Tires and roadside assistance.
Hot sauces and marinades.
Waxing and beauty salon.
Mental health services and counselling.
Plant boutique and garden centre.
Mortgage and real estate.
Events, art and entertainment.
Offering African fabrics.
Art and photography.
Queer clothing line.
Celebrity Makeup Artist.
Vegan skincare essentials.
A leading black content curator and owner of the @StreetsofToronto Instagram account.
A leading black content creator and curator for the @EatFamous Instagram account.
The publisher of Swagger Magazine, founded by a Toronto-based Jamaican-Canadian, Drew Williams in 2007.
Apparel designed by Daniel Haye.
Toronto newborn, maternity and family portrait photographer.
Hair products, available online.
Body products, available online.
Bookstore offering a wide selection of literature from the African and Caribbean Diaspora and the Global South.
Tribal Eye is an independent wholesaler/retailer of high-quality all-natural beauty products located in Toronto’s Kensington Market area. Offering a selection of art and skincare products.
Located in the trendy Annex district, designed to bring about a “Photo Renaissance” that reintroduces the joy of photography in all aspects of peoples’ lives. This first-of-its-kind retail store in Canada adds to Fujifilm’s other global Wonder Photo Shop locations in Tokyo, New York, Shanghai, Manila, Bogota, and Barcelona.
Registered Massage Therapy.
Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dentistry in North York.
Contactless-pickup of delicious desserts from scratch nearby Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket.
Portrait and Editorial Photographer in Toronto.
Private bespoke jeweller, known as the ‘MetalBender.’
Custom Cakes and catering to order.
Personal trainer, strength coach, and founding trainer at Barrys Canada. Available for hire in-person or online.
Award winning visual artist and photographer.
Illustrator and animator.
Offering events, apparel, and support to the black community.
Certified Tea Master and Author.
Fashion, beauty + health, and herbal apothecary.
An award winning multidisciplinary clinic.
Women’s Clothing Store in Pickering Town Centre and Oshawa City Centre.
Jewelry that allows you to create your own “IT” factor every time they’re worn.
Fashion designing company that manufactures and retails clothings and represents Blacks and African history.
Interior design for homes.
Handcrafted cheesecakes available for delivery across the GTA.
A newly established footwear brand designed to elevate the everyday. The first release is the signature Hi-Top II sneaker.
We’d like to acknowledge and thank @desperateidiot and @j.a.l.i.l on Instagram for their google doc that has been used as a resource for this black owned businesses list, Tirza Yassa of https://blackownedto.carrd.co/, as well as @StreetsofToronto and everyone who commented either on their posts or ours.
Did we miss one of the Black Owned Businesses in Toronto that you know of? Let us know in the comments on our post, slip into our DMs or shoot our editor an email firstname.lastname@example.org.