Media

Media

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

2017

Below is a sample of some of the key media we received during and after BC Buy Local Week 2016.

PRINT & DIGITAL MEDIA

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

TV / RADIO

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

2016

Below is a sample of some of the key media we received during and after BC Buy Local Week 2016.

PRINT & DIGITAL MEDIA

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

CBC.ca: 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

TV / RADIO

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

CBC Early Edition (radio) - aired Nov 28

 

2015

Below is a sample of some of the key media we received during and after BC Buy Local Week 2016.

PRINT & DIGITAL MEDIA

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’

TV / RADIO

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)

TYEE LOCAL ECONOMY SERIES

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

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