• How Locate Local Can Help YOU Join The Shop Local Movement Shopping local is one of the most positive things you can do to support your local community. Even something as simple as going to a small restaurant can make a difference [...]

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  • Father's Day Shopping Ideas for Every Type of Dad Buying a Father’s Day gift for your dad can be a gruelling process. That’s why we at Locate Local created this Father’s Day shopping guide for every kind of dad.  This article outlines [...]

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  • Neighbourhood Guide: How to Spend a Day in The Vibrant Community of Marda Loop Marda Loop is a trendy little district that consists of over 150 shops, restaurants, and eateries.  Situated in the heart of south-west Calgary, Marda Loop offers shopping and [...]

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  • 5 Sustainable Local Businesses changing the “Eco-Friendly” Game in Calgary Sustainability is a popular term gaining momentum with businesses and consumers. It provides a simple way to understand if something harms the earth. The use of renewable resources limits the depletion of [...]

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  • Small Businesses are the Engine of Canada’s Post-Pandemic Recovery How COVID-19 affected Canadian Economy The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic affected the world in many ways beyond our control. Travel restrictions are put in place. Cities go into lockdown. Governments restrict citizens [...]

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  • 10 items better bought secondhand   Although most people would like to shop more sustainably, they don’t know how to go about it. One of the best ways to shop sustainably is by buying items second hand. Second hand is sometimes viewed [...]

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  • Treat Yourself: Calgary Edition   Spring cleaning doesn’t always have to be about resetting your home. Self-care days are great for rejuvenating and resetting yourself as well.  We all get carried away with our mundane day to day lives. Stress builds up [...]

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  • Local businesses suffer every time you do this one thing   We’ve all been there: You’re walking around a charming local store, and from their carefully curated selection, you find the perfect product. You check the price tag, and you think to yourself [...]

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  • Do Your Valentine’s Day Shopping At These 5 Local Calgary Businesses   Epiphanie Chocolate Instagram - @epiphaniechocolate Website - https://www.epiphaniechocolate.com/media.html Epiphanie was founded by John, and Debra Fleck. They have truly mastered the art of being a chocolatier and are handing down [...]

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  • The Value and Pricing of Handmade Items   When shopping at small businesses, people tend to focus on the seemingly hiked up price of an item. Their minds jump to thoughts of a cheaper option on Amazon. But what they always end [...]

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  • 9 Calgary Vegan Restaurants You Need to Dig Into    These days, adopting a plant-based diet is easier than you think, thanks to the legion of tasty vegan restaurants popping up in Calgary. From vegan sushi to fast food joints and decadent [...]

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  • 6 Reasons Why You Should Never Use Local Top 10 Lists   Finding your new favourite local business is tough on your own. Search engines just don’t cut it when we all know the best recommendations come from personal experiences. A lot [...]

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