Local Businesses – A Walk

Come along and learn about the importance of local businesses.

What are 'Local Businesses'?

Local Businesses are any businesses that provide services or goods to a local population. They are relatively small; usually offering a single location. On our website we specifically highlight local businesses that are based in Ottawa Canada.

Importances of Supporting Local Businesses.

It is important to support local businesses as by supporting local businesses, you are also supporting your local community. Many local businesses give back to their local community and they also have smaller carbon footprints than large retail companies.

COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on local businesses as many businesses were forced to shut down due to the pandemic. As a result, it is more important now than ever to make sure you are supporting local businesses to help keep them going.


If you are a local business owner, you should strongly consider adding your business to this website. This is a student-led website which aims to promote local businesses here in Ottawa and will be advertised to a large population which can help grow your business.

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