TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Tomorrow, October 25th, is Small Business Day in Canada. Following up on Canada's successful
Small Business Saturday in 2012, this day gives Canadians a chance to
recognize the important contributions of small businesses in their
communities, and to show their support by choosing to Shop Small Biz.
The focal point of the day is the www.shopsmallbiz.ca website, which allows Canadians to make a conscious choice to shop at
small, independent businesses by allowing them to find deals right in
their own communities.
"There are dozens of deal sites out there," said CFIB president Dan
Kelly. "But www.shopsmallbiz.ca is a free, uniquely Canadian directory focusing exclusively on small,
independently-owned businesses that allows consumers to connect with
local small businesses. For small business owners, the directory
functions as an easy-to-use marketing tool that allows them to promote
themselves to Canadian consumers and each other."
Small Business Day is being recognized by political and business leaders
across the country, including federal Natural Resources Minister Joe
Oliver, who will join Kelly (@CFIB) tomorrow in Toronto, visiting
participating small businesses in the city.
SOURCE: Canadian Federation of Independent Business
For further information:
Satinder Chera, Vice President, Communications
Canadian Federation of Independent Business
T: (416) 669-7632