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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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

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.

Big Wheel Burger

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. 

Buy Local Pledge Partners