Recognizing businesses from every corner of the country

For the past seven years, the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards have recognized fearless leaders who are transforming retail. From start-ups to established brands, these businesses are surviving, thriving and leading the way. Finalists and winners earn national recognition and winners take home prizes that contribute directly to their bottom line.

Awards and prizes
Representatives from Best Buy, Big Al's, Jewlr and Nespresso with Jessica McDonald at the Canada Post E-commerce Awards Gala.

About the awards

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Meet the judges

Our judges panel includes accomplished industry experts from respected and recognized companies.

Read judges profiles

Frank & Oak co-founder Hicham Ratnani shows off the company's awards from the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards.

Hall of fame

We’ve celebrated large and small businesses that are growing or just starting out. Here are the past winners and finalists.

View winners and finalists

James Duthie, MC for the 2019 Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards Gala.

This year’s awards

Join us for an evening of celebration and recognition hosted by TSN sportscaster James Duthie!

Learn more about the awards event

Key Program Dates

 

May 6

Step 1: Call for entries begins

 

May 31

Step 1: Call for entries closes

 

June 3

Successful applicants notified

Step 2: Call for detailed applications begins

 

June 26

Step 2: Call for detailed applications closes

 

August 7 – 19

Finalists notified and announced

 

September 19

Awards evening

 

May 6
Step 1: Call for entries begins

 

May 31
Step 1: Call for entries closes

 

June 3
Successful applicants notified
Step 2: Call for detailed applications begins

 

June 26
Step 2: Call for detailed applications closes

 

August 7 – 19
Finalists notified and announced

 

September 19
Awards evening

Success stories

Since their inception in 2012, the awards have helped document the explosive growth of e-commerce in Canada. Nearly 60 companies have received awards and their achievements are inspirational! What past winners say.

Team from Big Al's at the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards Gala.

Big Al’s

Best Marketing and Brand Engagement Award, 2018

Co-founders of Kanevas at the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards Gala.

Kanevas

Pure Play of the Year – Small, 2018

Co-founder of Poppy Barley, Kendall Barber, accepts an award at the Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards Gala.

Poppy Barley

Best Omni-Channel Retailer Award – Small, 2015

Best Marketing and Brand Engagement Award, 2017