It is easy to shop without regards to where our products are made. Perhaps we shop for what is cheapest, or maybe what is most convenient. But where do these cheap and convenient products come from?
If the products you are buying are made outside of Canada, consider why you purchased the particular item you did, and then compare it with a similar Canadian made product that you could have purchased instead. There are a number of companies within Canada producing all types of consumer goods that you could need or want, and there are many reasons why we should choose to support these local Canadian businesses. Supporting local businesses will help improve our economy, it is more beneficial to our environment, and it ensures we are supporting businesses with moral and ethical standards.
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