Purolator resumes small business contest
By Derek Winkler
Courier company Purolator has resumed a promotion called the “True North Small Business Grant Contest” for a third year. According to the company, the contest is inteded to “support the future growth of small businesses, help them to expand and continue to make positive impacts on communities across Canada.” Four Canadian small businesses will each receive $25,000 in cash and $500 in Purolator shipping credits. Small businesses can enter online at <http://www.purolator.com/small-business-grant> until June 14. Nominators must provide a description of the business, explain how relationships have helped this business succeed and describe why they believe the business deserves a grant.
“Canadian small businesses are facing numerous challenges, including the rising cost of inflation and labour shortages,” said Stacey Cummings, marketing director at Purolator. “That's why we continue to run Purolator's True North Small Business Grant Contest, and this year we are giving more funding to small businesses. Small businesses are crucial in supporting and growing our local economies, and this is an opportunity to recognize their contributions.”