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