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Do your weekend plans include supporting local AND scoring sweet discounts at a ton of popular Victoria businesses?

If not, they should – and Discover Local YYJ has you covered!

This massive event is an initiative to promote the small businesses in the Greater Victoria area that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and its goal is to raise awareness – and who knows, you could discover your new favourite business in their list!

Let’s talk about how it works:

Discover Local YYJ has partnered with locally owned and operated small businesses to provide discounts and special offers to pass holders between August 15th and 30th.

Open to everyone, people can purchase a Discover Pass online, then use the pass from August 15th-30th to claim the exclusive promotions and discounts offered by impressive array of vendors in their directory – not only in person throughout Greater Victoria, but also online.

Here are just a few of the fantastic vendors and their deals offered:

Annex Fitness Victoria

Offer: Receive 15% off 5 and 10 punch cards! Located downtown.

Monarch Furnishing

Offer: Receive 10-20% depending on volume purchased. Located on Hillside Avenue.

Mothering Touch

Offer: $20 off registration in any of our live, interactive, safe, online zoom based classes. Childbirth Preparation, Parenting the Newborn, Cloth Diapering, Baby Wearing and more.

Receive $20 off any online retail order totaling over $150! Located on Fort Street.

Dynamite Donuts

Offer: Buy one get one free yeast donut! Try any of our Classic or Signature donut creations and get a second delicious treat free. Located at Uptown Mall.

Lighthouse Brewing

Offer: We are offering 10% off any of the Tasting Room products – flights, packaged products, growlers & squealers, or even apparel!

Merchant Quarters General Store

Offer: Happy to provide a 10% discount and a free gift with purchases over $20!

The Dancing Ruby

Offer: Receive 15% off any picnic packages. Book through email or contact through website.

The Very Good Butchers

Offer: Receive 20% off your purchase. Please note this discount limited to one per Discover Pass. Located in Victoria Public Market. 

The Latch Inn

Offer: Receive 20% off your stay! Located in Sidney.

TUTTI

Offer: Receive $10 off your next order over $30. Book through their app!

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🔗 Did you know that small businesses with less than 10 employees make up more than 65% of all businesses in Victoria? When you buy from local businesses you are growing and supporting the Victoria economy. Not only do small businesses owners invest and give back to their communities, they are more likely to participate in local events and care about the impact of local, provincial and federal policy changes in Victoria. Support Victoria's small businesses next month between August 15th to 30th by partaking in #DiscoverLocalYYJ for great promotions and discounts! Buy your early bird tickets now until July 31st now – link in bio! ______________________________________________⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁠⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁠ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁠⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁠ #inthistogetherYYJ #vancouverislandbusiness #community #supportlocal #smallbusiness #supportsmallbusiness #yyjbusiness #networking #yyjnetworking #victoriabc #leadership #professionaldevelopment #businessgrowth #entrepreneurlife #solopreneur #vanislebusiness #victoriabusiness #canadianbusinessowners

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Discover Local YYJ

  • Where: All over Greater Victoria!
  • When: August 15th to August 30th
  • Tickets: $20 and available online

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