Every local community has a story, a unique personality, and it’s small scale, family run businesses that most often promote the community and make contributions to the neighborhoods distinctive character.
Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, creating and sustaining economic resilience. When you support local Ottawa businesses, you deepen the connection to your own community. See the following article http://reclaimdemocracy.org/local_business_benefits/ to see the difference of supporting local and independent businesses in your community. Albeit the article is american we believe it applies the same to Canadian businesses.
Did You Know that when you support Local Ottawa
- approximately 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain or franchised companies — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
From our Canadian Government as recent as Jan 2015 the 5 key factors to supporting local Canadian small business facts taken from the website Government of Canada Website
- Small and medium-sized businesses represent 99.8 percent of all businesses in Canada, account for nearly 9 of every 10 jobs in the private sector, and contribute 39 percent to our private sector gross domestic product.
- Under Digital Canada 150, the Business Development Bank of Canada will allocate an additional $200 million to support small and medium-sized businesses with digital technology adoption and an additional $300 million in venture capital for companies in the ICT sector.
- Support for the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program will increase to $100 million to help entrepreneurs take the next step in developing their businesses.
- The new Small Business Job Credit is expected to save small businesses more than $550 million over the next two years.
- The Government of Canada has lowered the corporate income tax rate from over 22 percent in 2001 to 15 percent in 2012, making it easier for small andmedium-sized enterprises to grow, prosper and create jobs.
PG Paint & Design – Ottawa House Painters is your Local, Independently Owned and Operated Residential House Painting Business. We are in a community near you. We serve the Ottawa and surrounding areas. We are your neighbors, and we look forward to serving our community, whether it’s Barrhaven, Nepean, Ottawa, Manotick, Stittsville, Kanata, Orleans and everything in between we are your Ottawa House Painters with reliability, maturity, trusting and professional.
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