Building and supporting community comes in many different forms. Economic empowerment is a vital component. PEI and the Black community here is blessed with an incredible entrepreneurial spirit. So let's be intentional. Let's invest in our community.

Automotive - Detailing

A+ Auto Salon

A+ Auto Salon is a car detailing business that serves Charlottetown, Stratford and Cornwall. We specialize in cleaning both the inside and outside of vehicles, bringing them back to the point where you get compliments on how clean your vehicle is!

(647) 979-9447

Retail - Custom Fashion & Accessories

A-Team Creations

You imagine, we create! We customize shirts, tumblrs, mugs, hats, aprons, plates, and phone accessories.

902-314-9703

Non-Profit/Student Employment Services

Atlantic Student Development Alliance Inc.

The Atlantic Student Development Alliance is a non-profit organization that recruits, trains, and supports international students and recent graduates to work at Canadian businesses or organizations in need of talent.

647-995-1416

Diversity and Inclusion

Beyond The BRIM Consulting

Diversity and inclusion can be an unexplored and intimidating cliff. At Beyond the BRIM, we strive to create the scaffolding necessary to support the unique challenges individuals face when approaching the edge of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. With our customized interactive learning solutions at the forefront of our pedagogical learning design, we specialize in creating an environment that is: Balanced, Restorative, Inclusive, and Maintains momentum.

Food & Hospitality / Health & Wellness

Chef Tara Reeves, R.H.N.

Tara is a classically trained Chef & Holistic Nutritionist who helps ambitious Black women transition and maintain a plant-based lifestyle so that they can optimize their health & wellbeing and live their best plant-based life!

Services include:
• Online group coaching
• Personal Chef service
• Recipe development
• Hospitality consultation

Retail - Grocery

ChezNyota

Chez Nyota Mart operate from 9am to 9pm six days a week convenience store in Charlottetown Prince Edward Island. It serves nearby schools (e.g. Colonel Gray High School), residential communities, and commercial and business establishments with daily needs like pre-cooked snacks, snacks, pastries, and beverages like coffee, milkshakes, and canned and bottled drinks. Aside from food and drinks, a limited range of household goods, groceries, over-the-counter medicine, and some assorted African food are available at the store.

374 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4N3

Retail - Fashion

Created Unbound

A clothing, art and wellness brand based on inspiring creativity and ambition in the hearts of young people.

Restaurant/Catering

Datcha

French Caribbean Cuisine focusing on the famous street food of Guadeloupe, Bokit. We make everything fresh, delivering the ultimate in flavour.

647-244-2626

Hair/Beauty

Dayas Dollhouse

We offer wig services.

902-388-1087

Event Décor

Distinct Magic Decor

Looking FOR QUALITY SERVICE?  Exceptional customized decorations for any event? Look no further! 

Our goal is to give you the most exceptional event decorating service ever and We will  turn your event into a unique and magical experience!

Bilingual service ( French – English)

Entertainment - Music

Dj Jane Blaze

This East Coast native is a heavy hitter on the DJ scene. Her credentials read like a laundry list of formal accomplishments; former manager of Vancouver’s biggest record store, Beatstreet Records, former host and creative director of Vancouver-based Grounded TV; founder of Jane Blaze Productions; formerly known as DJ She, this sought after Dj was the first female DJ in the world to compete in the Red Bull Thre3Style DJ competition.

Services:
– Dj service for corporate, retail, weddings, club & lounge events.
– Custom music solutions that elevate and refine our clients’ visions in retail, fitness, hospitality and office environments.

Retail - Fashion

Finix

Finix is a contemporary aesthetic streetwear and culture brand.

902-916-4310

Retail - Fashion

FluffyKnots by Ijay

FluffyKnots Is a crochet clothing brand owned by Ijeoma Ekeruche. All the clothings are handmade and made to fit.

Trucking and Transportation

Great Eastern Resources Inc

Great Eastern Resources inc, is a long haul trucking and transportation company located in PEI. We transport freight and cargo all across Canada and the USA.

902-954-0307

Entertainment - Music

Hometown Musik Entertainment

Hometown Musik Entertainment is a record label located in Charlottetown, PEI. It started off as just a recording studio to help up-and-coming recording artists in the greater Charlottetown area, go after their passion for music; offering mentorship, guidance, mix, and mastering services as well as all-round support in building the right audience and distribution.

Since their establishment, they have recorded multiple album projects, standard extended playlists (E.P), and released more than 50 singles from our artists and all-around talent on PEI. Hometown Musik is home to artists like 2’Izzy, Eyesblood, Mykhel, Obembe, Apee, King Aryx, DJ Jabbz, D1wav, K Mulla, Freshplus, and much more.

With solid experience in this industry for over 5 years, they have been featured on broadcasting stations like CBC News (Charlottetown) for our good work, publishing sites like the Cadre UPEI and much more.

782-377-0251

Presley Isaiah (Creative Director)

902-314-7585

Jafar Ohiaka (Music A&R)

902-316-1194

Solomon Onuoma (Recording Artist)

902-213-9374

Yomi Oni (Market Strategist)

Entertainment - Dance

Hurricanes Dance Team

Holland College’s Non-profit Diverse Dance Troupe. Now open to the public. Founded by Bahamian Choreographer, Dawn Ward. Hiphop and Caribbean Movement.

902-566-9629

Creative Direction and Photography

IAMGESSYY STUDIO

Director | Photographer | Set Design

As seen on Malvie Mag, Grnwood, Mob Journal, GMARO, Canon Canada, etc.

 

Retail - Craft/Jewelry

Kuko Creations

Kuko Creations makes whimsical jewelry and accessories inspired by fairytale nostalgia and geek fantasy culture.

Hair/Beauty

Mane Experience

Mane Experience is a beauty and hair salon for folks with textured hair (3a – 4c). Our goal is for your mane to be healthy and for you to rock it with no apologies!

Photography

Marilynshots

Portraits | Fashion | Events | And more!

Art and Design

Martology Animations and Concept Designs

Martology Animations and Concept Designs provides visual development and animation services for creative ideas, projects and brands. 

Financial Services

MICC Financial Inc.

MICC is a mobile platform that allows groups of people to pool funds together to achieve their financial goals and build credit.

Hair/Beauty

MJHair

MJHAIR has been in business for 1 year and has made remarkable progress in the beauty industry of Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada. She specializes in quality human hair extensions and lace wigs. Her goal is to consistently provide quality hair that showcases the most beautiful appearance, natural movement, and comfortable fit.

902-978-0697

Entertainment - Dance

Oshun Dance Studios

Oshun Dance Studios is a performance group, inspiring to bring young female artists of all ethnicities together to find empowerment and to access outlets for creative expression. ODS will be incorporating a Caribbean Twist of culture and diversity through dance and sound; offering services in adult fusion classes, private/group dance lessons in jazz, ballet, modern contemporary, African and workshops.

902-629-9956
242-425-2110

Restaurant/Catering

Out of Africa

Delicious, authentic East African cuisine cooked and served with love and a smile. Locations at the Farmers’ Markets both in Charlottetown and Summerside. Select menu items can also be found at all Receiver Coffee locations and the Riverview Market. Catering available for events upon request. Try one of Makena’s famous samosas today!

 

 

902-330-5003

Events & Entertainment

Overtime Management Group

Overtime entertainment is a multi-disciplinary company that focuses on events, marketing and artist development. We manage and create unique social events and provide a platform for upcoming visual and performing artists to grow.

647-995-1416

Hair/Beauty

SignatureLocs LCC

Shernaria Morris (Owner and Loctician)

Signature Locs is a hair care salon that specializes in Dread Locs for all hair textures. Educating the public about Dread Locs and general Hair Care.

902-314-6091

Bakery

Sinful Delights Bakery

A self taught baker with a passion for baking and a love for enlightening taste buds. We sell cakes, pastries patties and bread.

Marketing/Business

Slickphotography

Slickphotography is a photography/videography service that specializes in working with businesses and their needs. The business aims to work with all stakeholders in our community and is always ready to help create a vison for people to experience.

902-330-6466

Hair/Beauty

Sue's Braid Studio

We offer braiding services to Black women on the Island. 

902-916-1506

Retail - Craft/Crochet

Tales From The Stitch

Tales from the Stitch specializes in custom made, posable and highly detailed Crochet dolls.

Restaurant/Catering

The Jollof House

We are a small Ghanaian take-out consisting of my wife and I.

902-916-5226

Sports

The Soccer Initiative (TSI)

TSI is dedicated to promoting and changing soccer on the island through competition and soccer development.

Music, Film, Video game

Thin Slice Media

I specialize in a range of sound engineering services. Recording, mixing, and mastering music; location sound recording and post-production sound editing for film; film scoring, and original music for video games.

902-628-5801

Hair/Beauty

Tomy Fade Haircuts

TOMY FADE HAIRCUTS Barbershop is located in Downtown Charlottetown at 96 Kent street. It’s just across from the Fire Department.
A great barbershop for the Black community in PEI and for the general public.

902-916-4533

Retail - Fashion & Accessories

Truly African Designs

We at truly African designs promote Africa in a unique way by showcasing our clothing and accessories.

902-977-2223

Retail - Fashion

Truly Motivated

Essentials designed for comfort. A lifestyle clothing brand based in Charlottetown. 

Waste Management/Cleaning Services

Wheelie Bin Doctors Inc.

Wheelie Bin Doctors Inc. is a business based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. We currently specialize in pressure washing, cleaning, disinfecting and deodorizing of garbage, waste, compost and recycling bins around Prince Edward Island while providing homeowners and businesses with an effective method to safely keep their bins sanitized.

902-314-7747

Entertainment - Dance

Xclusiv Crew

HipHop Dance Crew, founded by Bahamian Choreographer, Joe Dames, in 2010. Open to ages 15 and up. Culturally focused and motivated; krumping, B-boy, Tutting, and some Contemporary addition. Based out of HavenWood Dance Studio.

902-368-8268

Creative Design & Photography

ZeroResistance Studios

A creative design agency that works with different artists, designers, and creatives to create sustainable and modern art projects along the brands vision. The agency also offers creative media services (graphic design, photography etc.) to brands and companies.

902-916-3167