TELUS Business launches new online platform to support entrepreneurs and connect consumers to local businesses 

TELUS Business is celebrating Small Business Month this October with the launch of ShopWithOwners.ca, a new online platform to connect Canadians with their favourite local shops, including past #StandWithOwners winners. 

This platform will help support business owners across the country with gaining exposure to customers looking for local finds and gifts during the holiday season. Canadians will be able to search by location, keywords and categories to discover exceptional small businesses they can easily support within their community. Visitors will be able to learn more about the owner, their business and be directed to their website and social media pages. 

2022 #StandWithOwners technology refresh winner announced

This October also brings to a close the third #StandWithOwners program, which saw 30 local businesses across the country each receive over $25,000 in technology, funding and advertising. In addition to this prize package, BC based business Gabi & Jules, a local homemade pie and baked goods shop, was selected to receive an additional prize package that includes technology from TELUS and its partners Samsung and Cisco. 

With funds to make their dreams a reality, service innovations to help them save time, and technology solutions that help them thrive in a digital world, TELUS Business is committed to championing local entrepreneurship. TELUS Business has provided over $3M of support in annual grants, local advertising and mentorship to businesses through #StandWithOwners, and previously, the Small Business Challenge and TELUS Pitch. 

To learn more about ShopWithOwners.ca, this year’s #StandWithOwners winners, or amazing offers for business owners, visittelus.com/StandWithOwners.

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