Will you pledge to buy more from local businesses in Greater Victoria in 2022?

If we all make lifestyle changes that prioritize spending local as a day-to-day habit, local economic success translates to a stronger Greater Victoria community as a whole. 

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1 People have taken the pledge to buy local in 2022

Watch how buying local creates a ripple effect between businesses and our community as a whole. 

Russell Books

Buying Local Matters

Did you know that a 10% shift in shopping towards local businesses creates 14,150 jobs and $4.3 billion for BC’s economy? Small habits and lifestyle changes have huge economic impacts that benefit local businesses and our communities

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Tips to Shift Your Spending

This pledge doesn’t have to mean spending more money in 2022 than you normally would in a year. We are simply challenging you to choose spending the money you would already spend at multinational companies at local Greater Victoria businesses instead.

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Meet some local business owners

Making lifestyle changes and creating habits to spend local now, even if you just shift your spending 10%, can be what keeps your favourite Greater Victoria local businesses open. 

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