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10 Great LGBTQ2S+ Canadian Businesses to Support this Pride Month

10 Great LGBTQ2S+ Canadian Businesses to Support this Pride Month

June is Pride Month, and what better way to celebrate than by supporting your favourite local LGBTQ2S+ business? Check out these 10 awesome Canadian companies.

5 Places to Celebrate National Doughnut Day in Canada

5 Places to Celebrate National Doughnut Day in Canada

Did you know that June 4th is National Donut Day? Here are five of the best donut shops in Canada to celebrate this sweet occasion!

Ownr Spotlight: Mother Daughter Empower

Ownr Spotlight: Mother Daughter Empower

This social enterprise is on a mission to empower the next generation of young girls, to be who they are and become anything they want to be. CEO & Founder Tara Filteau shares her journey, her keys to success, and advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.

May 24 Long Weekend Starter Pack

May 24 Long Weekend Starter Pack

With the May 24 weekend approaching, Canadians are looking for fun ways to celebrate at home. Here’s how to support local businesses and enjoy the long weekend.

7 Canadian Bakeries to Get Yourself a Chocolate Chip Cookie

7 Canadian Bakeries to Get Yourself a Chocolate Chip Cookie

Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day with a delicious chocolate chip cookie from seven of the best Canadian bakeries. There’s something for every cookie lover!

Your Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Your Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

There’s still plenty of time to get mom a gift she’ll love this Mother’s Day. We’ll share some great gift ideas that also support local Canadian businesses.

Why Do People Become Entrepreneurs?

Why Do People Become Entrepreneurs?

Wondering why people become entrepreneurs? Let’s look at the benefits and advantages of entrepreneurship to help you better understand this career path.

Instacart’s Canadian GM on Building an Ecommerce Platform

Instacart’s Canadian GM on Building an Ecommerce Platform

Check out this interview we did with Andy Anthony, General Manager of Instacart Canada, a digital-first, on-demand delivery service that brings groceries straight to your house.

Work from Home Playlists from Your Favourite Music Streaming Subscriptions

Work from Home Playlists from Your Favourite Music Streaming Subscriptions

With so many more of us having to work from home, all we can do is try to make the best of it. And that’s what Ownr’s here to to help you do. These playlists will keep your mind focused on the rhythms and who knows, maybe you’ll actually get some work done, too.

International Women’s Day: Entrepreneurs Who Inspire

International Women’s Day: Entrepreneurs Who Inspire

International Women’s Day #ChoosetoChallenge continues to recognize women’s achievements. Here are 6 women’s entrepreneurial success stories.

Small Business Grants in Canada

Small Business Grants in Canada

Small business owners need an extra financial boost but finding the right grants can be difficult. This guide will help you with your next small business grant.

Black-Owned Businesses You Can Support Right Now

Black-Owned Businesses You Can Support Right Now

Check out this list of Black-owned businesses that you can support right now.

How eBay and Ownr are Supporting Small Businesses

How eBay and Ownr are Supporting Small Businesses

It can be tough out there for small business, but you don’t need to do it all alone. Learn about how eBay and Ownr are here to support you and your business.

Success Story: Sarah Stockdale | Valkerie Growth Consulting Inc.

Success Story: Sarah Stockdale | Valkerie Growth Consulting Inc.

In this Ownr Success Story, we caught up with Sarah Stockdale, a Toronto-based entrepreneur, growth hacker, marketer and startup technology consultant in her trendy east-end office space. We learned about her growth consulting company, Valkerie, and what led her to become one of Ownr’s earliest adopters.