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2021 Ontario Made Holiday Gift Guide #GiftLocalON

Ontario’s small businesses are essential to our economy, our communities and our way of life. Ontario businesses came through for us and it is now more important than ever to support and promote Ontario’s world-class businesses and manufacturers. The holiday season presents an opportunity to stand with Ontario businesses, support local communities, and celebrate the best of what Ontario has to offer.

Newmarket and Aurora have an abundance of local shops and businesses with creative and unique gift ideas. Let’s support those who work hard to serve our communities. We urge Ontarians to gift local this holiday season — whether in-store or online — to help bring vitality back to our main streets by supporting local merchants and helping them regain lost revenues due to COVID-19.

The government is proud to support Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’ Ontario Made program and their Holiday Gift Guide that makes it easier for shoppers to identify and purchase products made right here at home.

Since launching in July 2020, the CME’s SupportOntarioMade.ca website has registered over 11,171 products from over 2470 local manufacturers. Products with the Ontario Made logo range from baby wipes to barbecues, and cosmetics to cars. Supporting Ontario’s local businesses and our provincial manufacturing will contribute to our economic recovery and create new jobs.

This holiday season, we’re encouraging everyone in Newmarket-Aurora to support Ontario Made manufacturers. Local businesses continue to play a critical role in our economic recovery and in our communities every day—creating jobs and bringing opportunity to hardworking families. 

Make sure to also support local restaurants by treating your family to dinner or giving restaurant gift cards to friends and neighbours. Let’s give the gift of shopping local this season and make wishes come true not only for our family and friends but also to small businesses across Ontario for a happy holiday and success into the New Year.

Read the 2021 Ontario Made Holiday Gift Guide: https://www.supportontariomade.ca/en/blog/post/ontario-mades-2021-holiday-gift-guide-shop-local-50-ontario-manufacturers-you-can-support-this-season