Why should we #ChooseTBayFirst?

When we spend our money with #TBay businesses, we contribute to a network that returns our money to our community in ways that benefit all of us, making Thunder Bay a better place to live. 

When we spend our money out of the community, it’s gone for good.  

What is #ChooseTBayFirst?

#ChooseTBayFirst is a community awareness campaign aimed at educating consumers about the ways money spent locally returns to us through a stronger, healthier community.

Our stories focus on businesses and people who:

  • support local jobs
  • contribute to our municipal tax base
  • help our charities, sports and cultural organizations
  • choose #TBay businesses themselves 

A CIVIC PRIDE
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How You Can Participate

  • Follow us on Facebook
  • Follow us on Instagram
  • Share our weekly videos
  • Like and comment on #ChooseTBayFirst posts on Facebook and Instagram
  • Tag us at @ChooseTBayFirst and share your own shop-local stories with the #ChooseTBayFirst tag
  • Contact us if you need a #ChooseTBayFirst campaign decal for your door or window!  chamber@tbchamber.ca

Special thanks to #ChooseTBayFirst supporters:

#ChooseTBayFirst is supported by a team of Chamber Members working in cooperation:

Acadia Broadcasting
99.9 The Bay
Country 105.3

The Walleye Magazine
The Walleye Magazine 

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