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SPEND LOCAL TO HELP
REVIVE CANADA.

The Big Spend is a national shop-local campaign to

support small businesses & build hope in

communities across Canada.

Coming soon on April 28 - 30, 2023

Our 2023 Big Spend Friends

Rebuilding Canada's economy.
Supporting local businesses.
From coast to coast to coast.

In 2020, tens of thousands of Canadians rallied around locally owned small businesses through The Big Spend and generated:

$20 million in local spending

$100 million in economic impact

On a single day!

While the initial pain of COVID is hopefully behind us, the economic challenges it left behind are real! So we’re bringing The Big Spend back in 2023 with a plan for an even bigger impact.

How We Help
Spenders

On April 28-30, use our searchable directory to make an intentional purchase at a local Big Spend location of your choice. Shop local, support local jobs & families, and discover new shops in your community!
Spend, to support economic recovery for everyone.

How We Help
Sellers

The Big Spend exists to support Canadian small businesses. Register your business with us so we can help drive more business your way to stimulate local economic growth.

How We Help
Community Sponsors

Participating community sponsors will receive a 25% revenue share for each business that registers with The Big Spend.

LET US GIVE YOUR
BUSINESS A BOOST

JOIN NOW for FREE
(renewed annually)

Want to Register Your
Business?

Over $500 of value
for a limited time
$10  $149  Introductory Offer!

big spend ideas

Here are a few suggestions to help you find and support a local small business in your area.

Want more suggestions? Visit the ShopSmallBiz.ca website from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business to find local shopping ideas in your area.