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CTV (2018): Rising taxes should be a key election issue

Global (2018): Empty storefront epidemic: taxes, red tape strangling entrepreneurs, say Vancouver-area businesses

Vancouver Sun (2018): Vancouver mayoral candidate pitches new tax rate to help small business

Globe and Mail (2017): Vancouver searches for ways to preserve ‘legacy’ businesses in Chinatown, other areas

Vancouver Sun (2017): New Chinatown BBQ restaurant evokes past values, but may be a business model for the future

Metro (2017): 'It changes every day': Vancouver commissions retail gentrification study in Chinatown

CTV News (2017): Group pushing for ‘empty store’ tax

The Guardian (2017): Retail revolution: should cities ban chain stores?

Price Tags ~ Perspectives from Vancouver (2016): Will densification bring an end to independent business in Vancouver?

Business in Vancouver (2013): Adding up the bottom line benefits of buying local

BC Buy Local Week Media


Global News: Global News Hour at 6: Consumer Matters - Shopping Local This Holiday Season

Global News:  Report on Importance of Independent Business

Pique News Magazine:  Buy Local in Whistler This Holiday Season

My PG Now: Holiday Season a Key Time for Local Retailers

Inside Vancouver: Shop Vancouver at BC Buy Local Week

CFAX 1070 BC Buy Local Week interview with Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce

Cowichan Valley Citizen Editorial Cowichan Has Lots to Offer the Holiday Shopper Buying Into Buy Local Week

Holiday Kickoff Brings Festive Cheer to Downtown Fernie


Global News:  Consumer Matters: BC Buy Local week encourages holiday spending at small businesses

Global News: Broadway corridor businesses urge shoppers to buy local as subway construction delayed

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News: Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows shoppers being pushed to shop locally this Black Friday

Alberni Valley News: Editorial - Shop locally for the holidays this year

North Delta Reporter: North Delta Business Association partners with LOCO BC for BC Buy Local Week

The Squamish Chief: 10 reasons to shop during the 21 days of Christmas and support local in Squamish

Today's Chronic: Broadway Corridor Businesses Urge Shoppers To Buy Local As Subway Construction Delayed – BC

CFJC Today:  Buy Local This Holiday Season

Rossland News: Shopping in the Trail area has never been better


Global News: 'An amazing gift to give': Growing support for B.C. products this holiday season

Coast Reporter: Keeping money on the Coast and lessening carbon impact: It's BC Buy Local Week

Inside Vancouver: Celebrate BC Buy Local Week

Kelowna Now: PODCAST: BC Buy Local Week with Amy Robinson 

Spoke News Mirror: Support Local Businesses This Holiday Season

UVic Life:  Why You Should Shop Local This Holiday Season

Yahoo News: BC Buy Local Week highlights the urgency of supporting local businesses amid extreme weather events


Vancouver Sun: B.C. small businesses fight to get noticed on Black Friday amid COVID-19 restrictions

CTV News: 'Just don't go to Amazon': Businesses hope consumers will buy local this holiday season

Global News Okanagan: Okanagan retailers plead for shoppers to support local businesses during holidays

Surrey Now-Leader: ‘B.C. Buy Local Week’ kicks off with urgent plea to holiday shoppers

Global News BC: Campaign encouraging B.C. residents to shop locally

CBC Radio Canada: L’achat local, une nécessité pour des entreprises à bout de souffle

My Coast Now: BC Buy Local Week highlights the urgency of shopping local

Cloverdale Reporter: ‘B.C. Buy Local Week’ kicks off with urgent plea to holiday shoppers

Huffington Post:  Our Great Canadian Guide To Shopping Local, All Across the Country 


CBC On the Coast: 2-Dec-2019 Buy Local

CBC Radio Canada: Le Telejournal Colombie Britannique (story at 1:15)

The Georgia Straight: Jobs, Trade and Technology Minister Bruce Ralston proclaims B.C. Buy Local Week

North Shore News: December a Great Time to Think About How and Where We Shop Celebrate BC Buy Local Week in Kitsilano

Vancouver's Best Places: BC Buy Local Week and Vacationing Locally in Vancouver

Energetic Fort St. John: BC Government Shares Buying Local Supports BC Communities

Victoria: Radio CFAX 1070

Cowichan Valley: Consider Buying in Cowichan This Christmas

Vernon: Shop Locally, Win Money

Kelowna Castanet: British Columbia Celebrates Buy Local Week

Fraser Valley News Network: BC Buy Local Week December 2-8, 2019 

BC Local News Kelowna: 2-8 December is BC Buy Local Week

My Powell River Now: Government Urging People to Buy Local This Week

BC Local News: Shopping local is part of a vibrant community

Seaway News: Where to Put Your Money This Holiday Season


CBC TV News: Buy Local Week

Radio Canada ICI Colombie-Britannique / Yukon: Campagne pour acheter local

My Bulkey Lakes Now: Bricks and Mortar Not Clicks and Orders

Ming Pao Canada: BC buy local support community small shops

Sing Tao:  Small Business, consumer support, promote community and BC economy

Cowichan Valley Citizen: Shop locally this Christmas

Comox Valley Record: Shop locally this Christmas

The Drive Fm 102.9 (Cranbrook): BC Buy Local Week encourages support for local businesses

The Grower: B.C. Buy Local Week Promotes Local Food and Drink

My Coast Now: It is Buy Local Week

North Thompson Star/Journal:  Discover the spirit of late night shopping in Barriere


CBC Vancouver: 'Buy Local' campaign takes on retail giants, labour shortages, rising lease rates-As holiday shopping season gets into full swing, businesses in B.C. try to win customers with annual campaign

The Nelson Daily: Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Economic Action Partnership encourages Buy Local Week

My Prince George Now: Buy Local Week Underway in B.C.

My Creston Now: B.C. Buy Local Week is Coming to Creston.

My Creston Now: B.C. Buy Local Week Nov 27 - Dec 3

BC Almanac on Black Friday: How local businesses are competing.


Langley Times: Shop local this season, Township urges

Provincial Government: BC Buy Local Week: Rediscover small businesses

Provincial Government: BC Liquor Stores celebrate Buy Local Week

SPUD Blog: IT’S BUY LOCAL WEEK! THESE ARE OUR FAVOURITE REASONS TO EAT LOCAL Rising rents, online shopping creating challenges for locally-run business
Kelowna Now: BC celebrates Buy Local Week

Georgia Straight: Black Friday brings bargains for Vancouver consumers

Pique: Keep local presents in mind

CBC: Tired of Crowded Malls? Buy local this holiday season.

Times Colonist: Monique Keiran: Local shopping is about the experience

Business in Vancouver (indirectly related): Councillor dumps on Vancouver City Hall promotion prizes

Breakfast Television - aired Nov 28 (starts at 4 minutes)

CBC Early Edition (radio) - aired Nov 28


Business in Vancouver: Buy Local Week kicks off as small shops struggle with online presence

Georgia Straight: B.C. Buy Local Week encourages local shopping with new online initiative

Whistler Pique: Plan to buy local this holiday season

Whistler Question: Businesses buy into BC Buy Local Week

Business in Surrey: Buy Local Week, Why Buy Local (p20)

Langley Times: Buying local creates ‘sense of pride’

Global News: ‘Buy Local Week’ encourages shoppers to leave their dollars in B.C.  (video)

CBC News: Newscast (video, 9:55)

CKNW: B.C. Buy Local Week helps customers keep cash in their community (radio & digital)

CTV Vancouver Island: Buy Local Week (video)

My Comox Valley Now: Celebrating Buy Local Week (radio)

The Tyee: How BC's Local Economy Is Learning to Love the Internet

The Tyee: A Window to BC's Local Economy Future?