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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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