It has been a difficult few months for everyone as we have had to adapt to the changing environment. The economic challenges due to COVID-19 have placed a great impact on local businesses. This is why it is important to encourage everyone to direct their holiday spending locally. Due to the government guidelines, many of us are not able to visit our friends and family over this holiday season. Shopping locally can help add a personalized touch to your gifts. The following are a few ways to support your favourite local businesses during this holiday season.