Canada's #SmallBizLove Contest Launching Soon

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Shoppers will soon have a daily chance to win $500 to spend at their favourite small business! All you have to do to win is show some small biz love on Twitter or Instagram! Follow @shopsmallbiz on twitter and our newly launched Instagram account, shopsmallbiz_pensezpme, for upcoming details!

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Featured Small Biz - Zero Gravity Artwork

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Zero Gravity Artwork is independently owned and operated. The owner, Francine Mercier, specializes in worded ink drawings where the lines and shading are made out of words instead of traditional, solid shapes. Zero Gravity Artwork has museum-quality canvas prints as well as posters available for sale online.

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Featured small biz - Hardwood Ski and Bike

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Hardwood Ski and Bike is an outdoor playground! It is 300 acres of beautiful, rolling trails through hardwood and pine forests for mountain biking in the summer months and 40 km of cross-country ski trails in the winter! Hardwood Ski and Bike has snowshoeing, fat biking, disc golf, low ropes, programs, lessons, rentals, retail & service shop, group field trips, banquet facilities and more!

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Featured small biz - Aaronson's Pharmacy

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Aaronson’s Pharmacy—located in Victoria, BC—has been family owned and operated for over a century. They are a well-known and trusted pharmacy with an emphasis on holistic, integrated and natural healing to ensure a 360 degree approach to their patient’s health.

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Featured small biz -- MacTweek

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Ric Amis established MacTweek in 1997. It is a Toronto-based company providing on-site, on-line, on-call tech support to Apple Macintosh small business and home office users. One of Ric’s passions is troubleshooting Macintosh problems and making the best use of Macs and Apple hardware.

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Fun (yes we said fun) and Quick Tax Fact

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Despite the fact that the deadline has been extended to May 5th, there is no question that Canada is in the thick of tax season. Keeping in theme with what's on every Canadian's mind, here's an interesting historical tax fact from the My StartUp blog...

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