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Sep 10

Here’s the scoop on Main Street: plant-based ice cream can go digital too

by Gord McIntosh Vegan ice cream enthusiasts enjoying a frozen treat at No Udder Ice Cream in Cambridge. Starting a business that sells plant-based ice cream in the middle of […]

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Sep 9

Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership Media Release

September 9, 2019 Sarnia-Lambton Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad Economic Partnership receives $40,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence SLEPDigitalMainStreetRelease

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Sep 3

DMS September Update!

Digital Service Squad Grant Award Announcements We are pleased to share the following Digital Service Squad Grant announcements and launches that took place in August: Walkerton BIA City of Barrie […]

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Aug 29

Downtown Georgetown BIA Media Release

August 29, 2019 Georgetown Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad Downtown Georgetown BIA receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help local small businesses improve online presence. Downtown Georgetown BIA […]

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Aug 26

Downtown Guelph Business Association Press Event

August 26, 2019 Guelph Business Community Celebrates $40,000 Digital Service Squad Grant with Press Event Media Advisory News Story: https://www.guelphmercury.com/news-story/9567360-provincial-grants-offered-to-up-digital-game-of-guelph-small-businesses/      

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Aug 26

Digital Main Street News Release

Kawartha Lakes’ Economic Development News Release

August 26, 2019 Kawartha Lakes to launch Digital Service Squad for local businesses Kawartha Lakes’ Economic Development and its partners have received a $40,000 grant from the Government of Ontario […]

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Aug 26

Orangeville & Area Small Business Enterprise Centre Media Release

August 26, 2019 Orangeville & Area Small Business Centre Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad $30,000 Digital Main Street Grant will help main street businesses to improve online presence. Simran […]

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Aug 26

Alliston Business Improvement Association Media Release

August 26, 2019 Alliston Awarded with Digital Main Street Grant The Alliston Business Improvement Association has been awarded a $10,000 Digital Main Street grant. Alliston BIA Press Release

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Aug 22

City of Mississauga News Release

August 22, 2019 Mississauga’s New Digital Squad Helping Main Street Small Businesses “GET DIGITAL” The Digital Service Squad was made possible through a $50,000 grant awarded to the City by […]

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Aug 16

Markham Village BIA and Unionville BIA Media Release

August 16, 2019 Markham and Unionville Launch Digital Main Street Service Squad BIAs receive $20,000 in Digital Main Street Grants to help main street businesses improve online presence. DMS MVBIA […]

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Aug 15

Town of Oakville News Release

August 15, 2019 Oakville Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad Oakville receives $30,000 grant to help main street businesses improve online presence   Town of Oakville News Release

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Aug 14

10,000 women making $1M each: Important mission goes digital

by Gord McIntosh Arif Virani, Member of Parliament for Parkdale – High Park; Heather Gamble, CEO, Women on the Move; The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export […]

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Aug 6

City of Barrie Media Release

August, 6, 2019 Barrie Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad The City of Barrie has received a $40,000 grant from Digital Main Street (DMS) to fund a Digital Service Squad […]

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Aug 6

Walkerton BIA Media Release

August 6, 2019 Walkerton Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad BIA receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. Walkerton BIA DSS Press Release

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Jul 30

Windsor-Essex County Media Release

July 30, 2019 Windsor-Essex, Ontario Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad Community receives $125,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street small businesses improve online presence. Windsor-Essex DSS Media […]

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Jul 30

City of St. Catharines News Release

July 30, 2019 City Leading Regional Project to Help Main Street Businesses Go Digital Working in partnership with 12 BIAs across Niagara, the City of St. Catharines has received a […]

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Jul 30

Almaguin Community Economic Development Department Media Release

July 30, 2019 Almaguin Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad Region receives $30,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. Media Release

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Jul 24

Downtown Pembroke BIA Media Release

July 24, 2019 Downtown Pembroke Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad BIA receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. DowntownPembrokeBIA_Press Release Digital Service […]

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Jul 23

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Smiths Falls Downtown Business Association Media Release

July 23, 2019 Digital Service Squad to visit downtown businesses in Smiths Falls Specialist Gaelle Giraudeau to help people establish Google Business profiles Media Release: NEWS 06:23 AM Smiths Falls […]

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Jul 16

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Association Media Release

July 16, 2019 Sault Ste. Marie Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad with July 29th Downtown Event The Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Association is proud to announce that it has […]

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Jul 16

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Downtown Brampton BIA Media Release

July 16, 2019 Downtown Brampton Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad BIA receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve their online presence. Media Release

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Jul 10

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

The Glebe BIA Media Release

July 10, 2019 The Glebe Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad BIA receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. PRESS RELEASE – The […]

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Jul 10

How every merchant’s nightmare put this store on the path to digital success

By Gord McIntosh Everleigh Garden is an inviting shop full of beautiful gifts in a touristy section of Barrie. But husband and wife team Ryan Primmett and Sunny Jung have […]

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Jul 5

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Leamington Uptown BIA Media Release

July 5, 2019 Leamington Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad BIA receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. Media Release  

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Jul 2

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Trenton Downtown DBIA Media Release

July 2, 2019 Downtown Trenton Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad DBIA receives $8,400 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. Media Release  

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Jun 25

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Downtown Carleton Place BIA Media Release

June 25, 2019 Downtown Carleton Place Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad BIA receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. Media Release

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Jun 24

Town of Gananoque Media Release

June 24, 2019 Gananoque Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad Town receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. Gananoque DSS Press Release – […]

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Jun 20

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Downtown Timmins BIA Media Release

June 20, 2019 Downtown Timmins Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad BIA receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. Media Release CTV News […]

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Jun 19

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Training is the Main Ingredient for Small Business Online Success

  Lisa Dickie will never look at a website the same thanks to an Ontario government program designed to open “Main Street” Ontario for business, digitally speaking. The owner of […]

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Jun 18

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

York Region Media Release

June 18, 2019 York Region launches Digital Main Street Service Squad Region receives $100,000 Digital Main Street grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. Media Release

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Jun 18

DMS Testimonial Video

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Jun 18

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Digital Main Street Mid-Term Highlights Report

The Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) is very pleased to release our Digital Main Street Mid-Term Highlights Report to illustrate successes to date. The Digital Main Street (DMS) grant program is an innovative […]

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May 31

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Municipality of Port Hope News Release

Friday, May 31, 2019 Municipality of Port Hope Launches Digital Main Street with Grand Opening Event. Port Hope receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help Heritage BIA businesses improve […]

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May 28

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre Media Release

May 28, 2019 South Georgian Bay Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad Community receives $65,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses use digital tools to grow. http://bit.ly/SGBPressRelease

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May 27

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Bancroft BIA Media Release

May 17, 2019, Bancroft This Week, page 12 Bancroft launches digital main street service squad The Bancroft Downtown Improvement Area announced on Thursday, May 9 that it has received a […]

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May 17

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Welland Downtown BIA Media Release

May 17, 2019 [images below from Facebook page] Welland Downtown Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad BIA receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online […]

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May 9

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Downtown Goderich BIA Media Release

May 9, 2019 We’re very excited to announce that thanks to the Ontario BIA Association and the Province of Ontario’s Digital Main Street Initiative, we now have a Digital Service […]

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May 8

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Downtown Bench Beamsville BIA Media Release

May 8, 2019 Downtown Beamsville Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad BIA receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vvh13eoEQox06aLFxygtllpOntx7GZdZ/view

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May 7

Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad Grant Media Release

Downtown Midland BIA

May 7, 2019 Midland Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad BIA receives $10,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. http://www.shopmidland.com/tools/files/10053703_37796618.pdf

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May 1

Staff in front of The Island Jar in Little Current, Manitoulin Island

Retail Small Business Can Thrive Even After the Tourists Have Gone Home

For many small towns in Ontario, business gets tough after the tourists and cottagers have gone home. But now there’s help from Ontario’s Digital Main Street initiative. The small communities on Manitoulin Island are a great example. Meaning “Spirit Island” in the Anishinaabe language…

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Apr 15

Bricks & clicks: Digital Main Street shows how retail stores & digital can grow together

Dennis Van Staalduinen thinks that adding digital to traditional bricks and mortar is a new beginning. In fact, the Executive Director of the huge and trendy Wellington West Business Improvement Area (BIA) just west of downtown Ottawa sees nothing but growth ahead…

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Mar 27

Peterborough Downtown BIA DMS Launch

Peterborough Downtown BIA Media Release

March 27, 2019 DBIA Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad DBIA Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad

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