One way to support local is to follow your Community Shopping Zones.
A "Community Shopping Zone" is an online marketplace featuring products and promotions from community based businesses.

When you shop in-store or online at local businesses
your community benefits in many ways:


More jobs stay in your community.


More money circulates locally to create opportunities for everyone.


Local businesses contribute more to local charities and sports teams.


Brick and mortar businesses pay significant municipal taxes to help pay for teachers, police, firefighters and many other municipal and recreational services that are vital to sustaining our communities.

How do "Community Shopping Zones" work?

Imagine if every product from every local business could instantly be found on a search engine exclusively dedicated to supporting local businesses. That's exactly what "Community Shopping Zones" are designed to do!

It's the ultimate tool to effectively support local businesses.

Community sustainability is the ultimate goal!

Money spent locally circulates in the community several times. It's called 'The Local Multiplier Effect'. If every Canadian

spends an extra $10 a week locally, it could generate $60 billion a year in local commerce for our communities.

See how supporting local keeps millions circulating in your community

Learn more about community sustainability at

In support of local businesses please follow and share your 'Community Shopping Zone'

Each 'Community Shopping Zone' has it's own Follow/Share page
to help businesses, malls and municipalities onboard consumers

Other important links:

How helps municipalities

How helps shopping malls

How helps local businesses

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