Shop Local campaign sees $70K worth of unspent BIA Bucks 

Tens of thousands of BIA Bucks purchased by the public to support local businesses during the pandemic have gone unused, according to organizers.  “We are extremely grateful for this support,” said Jana-Leigh Ibbitson, downtown development manager for Lakeside Downtown Kincardine BIA. “However, there are now $70,000 dollars worth of BIA Bucks that have been purchased […]

Downtown businesses prepping for Spooktacular celebration

Get your kids in costume and head downtown on Oct. 29 to take part in Lakeside Downtown Kincardine’s Halloween Spooktacular.  Local businesses are handing out candy to trick-or-treaters between 10 a.m and 1 p.m. A portion of Queen Street, from Durham Street to Durham Market Street North, will be closed to vehicular traffic during the […]

WSIB freezing premiums to give break to small businesses: President

Workplace insurance costs will not rise for businesses in 2023 because the Ontario government agency that runs the program is freezing its premiums, president Jeffery Lang said. The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board will announce Thursday its premium rates will remain the same. The rates were reduced in 2021. Businesses emerging from the pandemic have […]

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