Bakers Journal

Rally support for your bakery through CFIB’s ‘Big Thank You’ contest

October 2, 2023
By Bakers Journal

Image: CFIB

Toronto – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is running its annual #SmallBusinessEveryDay “Big Thank You” contest encouraging Canadians to show support to their favourite local, independent businesses and doing so take home a prize for both customer and business.

Here are the contest details:

What: A chance for small business supporters to win $1,000 cash to shop local and a Big Thank You Box that includes small business products from every province and territory.
Where: Enter at
When: Oct. 2 to Oct. 30
Who: All adults residing in Canada can enter. Supporters can thank multiple businesses for more chances to win. No purchase required.

How: Small business supporters can enter the weekly draw by visiting and leaving a thank-you note to their favourite small Canadian business. The winners – one customer and the business they thanked – are announced every week. The winning businesses will receive a $2,500 cash prize sponsored by Interac Corp., a one-year CFIB membership and a Big Thank You box.

The contest is sponsored by Scotiabank and Interac Corp.

Download CFIB’s new digital toolkit, including a printable poster and customizable social images, to promote local shopping and the contest. For more information on how to support small businesses, check out

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