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#ShopLocalYR Campaign Aimed to Boost Business, Consumer Confidence

Spreading the love is simple: purchase a good or service from a local small business, share your images on your social media channels using the hashtag #ShopLocalYR, and tag both the business and your municipality.
Shop Local YR

As businesses continue to re-open under the rules of Ontario’s Step 3, more and more customers are rediscovering their favourite businesses.

But as much as revenue begins to roll in once again, local small businesses need our help more than ever before – and the Region of York is aiming to drum up both commerce and consumer confidence through the Shop Local YR Challenge.

“Many businesses have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 and small businesses primarily so,” says Jonathan Wheatle, Director of Economic Strategy at the Region of York. “Our local small businesses have been there for the community over the years, so this is a great way to show them some love.”

Full Article: thestar.com