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Top 10 Reasons for Shifting Local

Need some really good reasons for making the Shift? Try these (our thanks to the people at Local First Chicago for their inspiration on these): Keep money in your community — Going local first keeps almost 70% of your money in the local economy. Your

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Start-Shifting Checklist

When you think of your regular shopping, you might think 10% may be challenging to achieve. But when you stop and think about all your household spending, 10% suddenly seems like only the starting point. By this, we mean that once you start including bigger-ticket

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The Ten Percent Shift Pledge

As a proud British Columbian, I pledge to dedicate at least ten percent of my consumer spending to locally manufactured or grown products, and to locally owned businesses that offer locally produced goods and services. People who sign the pledge (Shifters) will receive occasional emails