Judged categories

Our panel of judges carefully selected 15 small businesses who embodied this year's contest categories as finalists in the 2023 Tales of Triumph contest. From those 15, they selected 3 winners.

Meet the finalists Meet the winners

Customer Connection

We’re recognizing small businesses that thoughtfully tailor each interaction with their customers. Whether through their marketing, physical or online store, packaging or overall experience – these small businesses succeed by building valued and lasting customer connections.

Doing Good

We’re recognizing businesses who know that doing good is good for business. They don’t just support their customers – these businesses offer sustainable solutions to the most pressing challenges of our time, contributing to healthier communities and a stronger Canada for all.

Rising Stars

We’re recognizing businesses that have launched in the last two years and are on the rise. Some are online and some are brick and mortar, but all of these businesses have carved out their own place in the small business universe.

Voted categories

We have 2 categories which involve voting. The voting period is now closed for the 2023 contest and 2 winners have been chosen.

Canada’s Choice

Canada stands behind small business – we created this category to ensure that Canadians are heard. Thank you to everyone that voted this year for their favorite Tales of Triumph Contest finalist.

Employees’ Choice

Canada Post employees are your neighbours. They work hard to support small businesses across Canada every day – at work and in the community. Our employees have cast their vote in this year’s contest.

Meet the winners