Media Statement on Ontario’s Back To School Plan The Ontario Government’s Rush to Return to the Status Quo Puts Ontario’s Children at Risk This statement was released July 31st, on behalf of the organizations and individuals supporting the Just Recovery Simcoe initiative. For Immediate Release… Read More »Media Statement on Ontario’s Back To School Plan
If Amazon is hollowing out local business, it is, at least in part, due to the convenience that comes from not having to get in the car and go through the rigamarole of having to drive as the means of accessing the goods. The appeal of Amazon’s model, their flagship service, if you will, is being able to deliver a purchase right to the home, at no additional cost, often within a day or two.
By creating spaces where consumers encounter possibilities to purchase goods and services they may need or want in the natural course of their day, you are enhancing the potential for local trade to occur. This is precisely what walkable neighbourhoods help do.