23 Asian-Owned Canadian Businesses You Can Support Today and Every Day

In honour of Asian Heritage Month, Complex Canada has put together a list of some of the best Asian-owned Canadian businesses to check out year round.

22 Asian-Owned Canadian Businesses to Support

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22 Asian-Owned Canadian Businesses to Support

Asian Heritage Month is traditionally an opportunity to recognize the many achievements and contributions made by Canadians of Asian descent. But these days, what is meant to be a celebration has been compounded by the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes and incidents fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic. Just this past March, the Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice and Project 1907 found a continued rise in anti-Asian racism and xenophobia across Canada, with a total of 943 self-reported incidents across the country in 2021, representing a 47 percent increase compared to 2020. 

Despite the challenges the past two years, Asian Canadians have continued to thrive and be proud of their heritage, culture, and roots. This year, the Canadian government is marking Asian Heritage Month under the theme of “Continuing the legacy of greatness” as a reminder for Canadians to come together to combat anti-Asian racism and discrimination in all its forms. 

So in the spirit of Asian Heritage Month, let’s recognize the many Asian-Canadian entrepreneurs who are making their own mark in the world, and giving space for new generations of talent. With so much Asian excellence in the country, here are some brands and businesses to celebrate and support this May, as well as every other month of the year.


Models Modelling OCIN products beside a body of water

Free Agent Wearhouse

Kyle Lowry in a custom adidas jacket designed by Free Agent Warehouse

ai Toronto Seoul

Two models modelling ai Toronto Seoul products

Good Reason Apparel

Good Reason Apparel

Faun Studio

Calgary-based fashion brand Faun

The Give and Grow

Olivia Ho, founder of The Give and Grow, standing in front of some of her work

Positive Energy

Positive Energy streetwear brand hats

Legal Hustle Clothing

Legal Hustle Clothing basketball shorts

Daan Go Cake Lab

Daan Go's Christpher Siu poses with a cake

Ruru Baked

Ruru Baked ice cream shop in Toronto

Paris Jewellers

Paris Jewellers owners


The storefront of Makeway

Roselle Desserts

Bruce and Steph from Roselle Desserts

Three Ships Beauty

Some of Three Ships Beauty's products modelled against a pink background


Superfresh food


A couple wearing Vessi clothes

The 365 Studio

365 Studio interior

Studio S.

A concrete sneaker planter made by Studio S.


Dog's paws being cleaned by Dandylion product

Kṣīra Gelato

Bowls of Ksira Gelato


A card from SmollStuffCo with a sneaker on it that reads "I love kickin' it with you"

I Miss You Vintage

The storefront of I Miss You vintage


A lobster dish from Patois restaurant

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