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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

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

Inside Vancouver: Shop Vancouver at BC Buy Local Week


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?