Welcome to GFTD
THE ONLINE SHOP THAT EMPOWERS WOMEN & SMALL BUSINESS ACROSS CANADA.
Welcome to GFTD, your one-stop-shop for finding and supporting women-owned businesses in your community & across Canada.
Our directory is dedicated to empowering female entrepreneurs and providing them with the visibility and resources they need to succeed.
Whether you’re searching for a local artisan, a unique boutique, or a professional service provider, our directory is the perfect place to start.
So why wait? Shop small and make a big impact. Explore our directory of women-owned businesses and help support the economy, one purchase at a time!
Everything you need, all in one place. These women-owned Canadian businesses offer everything from hand-poured candles to magazine-worthy cupcakes to fine jewelry, financial gurus, yoga instructors and life coaches, and the list, literally goes on!
WHY WE ♥ PAPERSCRIPT
Carly is a creative at heart, she designs all her cards, gift wrap and art prints, prints them locally. She believes that snail mail is underrated and that happiness can be found in a heartfelt card. Paperscript is located in Niagara, Ontario. Visit Paperscript on GFTD | Visit paperscript.ca
WHY WE ♥ ATELIER COCOTTE
Atelier Cocotte’s designs reflect an appreciation for nature and inspire the collection’s silhouettes and structure. Canadian wood veneer is at the forefront of every piece and has become Isabelle’s undeniable creative signature. Made to order. Nature’s Lighting by Design. Atelier Cocotte is located in Montreal, Québec. Visit Atelier Cocotte on GFTD | Visit ateliercocotte.com
WHY WE ♥ SOUL COAST CREATIVE
Camille is a top-rated branding expert who has a deep passion for design. With a proven track record of helping female entrepreneurs, Camille’s mission is to empower women to fall in love with their brands and feel confident about their businesses. As a skilled strategist, she knows how to create brands that not only look amazing but also convert. Soul Coast Creative is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Visit Soul Coast Creative on GFTD | Visit soulcoastcreative.com
WHY WE ♥ christy’s gourmet gifts
Christy’s is truly delectable. Their seasonal goodies are delicious and adorable, and the shortbread is to die for, especially the Espresso shortbread (my personal favourite). If you are in the Burlington area, you must stop by this beautiful little shop. Shop in-store or online. Check their website for details. Visit Christy’s Gourmet Gifts on GFTD | Visit christygourmetgifts.com
WHY WE ♥ MATTER COMPANY
Matter Company’s all-natural skincare products are gentle, effective, and free of harmful chemicals. They have a great online guide that matches your skincare needs to the right products. I have tried the Heat Rub on my hands when my joints are inflamed; it is so soothing. I love the smell too.
Their slogan speaks volumes, “THE INGREDIENTS ARE THE PRODUCT.” It is synonymous with the commitment to purity and quality in their ingredients.
Visit Matter Company on GFTD | Visit mattercompany.com
“I’ve always been passionate about shopping local and supporting small businesses, but it can be hard to know where to start. The GFTD Canadian Small Directory takes the guesswork out of the equation. I’ve discovered so many fantastic companies through the directory, and I love that I can read reviews and learn more about each business before making a purchase. It’s truly a game-changer for anyone who wants to shop small in Canada.”
– Janet M, Ottawa
“As a small business owner myself, I know how important it is to have exposure and support. That’s why I was thrilled to find the GFTD Canadian Small Directory. It’s a fantastic resource for discovering new companies and products, and I’ve even connected with other business owners through the directory”.
– Amanda W., Wright Consulting
“I stumbled upon the GFTD Canadian Small Directory while looking for local businesses, and I’m so glad I did. Not only was the directory incredibly easy to use, but I discovered several amazing companies that I never would have found otherwise. “
– Lisa D, Vancouver, BC
“Thanks to the GFTD Canadian Small Directory, I’ve discovered amazing local businesses that I never would have found otherwise. The directory is easy to use and constantly updated with new companies.”
– Lauren Levenson, Toronto, ON
Are a women-owned small business in Canada looking for ways to increase your company’s visibility and connect with other entrepreneurs?
The GFTD Canadian Small Business Directory is a multifaceted directory, built on 4 fundamental pillars; exposure, growth, education + community.
Whether you’re just starting out or looking to take your business to the next level, the Gftd Canadian Small Business Directory is a valuable tool for any small business owner in Canada.
If you are a woman-owned small business based in Canada, let us add you to our location directory. Your business will be posted in our directory by your province & city with a link back to your website, instagram shop or other selling page.
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