Last month, the local paper in Edson, Alberta, encouraged readers to shop local and read local during Small Business Week, which coincided with National Newspaper Week.
The paper's publisher, Dana McArthur, wrote that it was a good time to contemplate what both shopping local and reading local can mean to the community.
He points out that “a community cannot prosper and grow without the support of local shopping”.
Click here to read more. Clearly, newspapers matter, now more than ever.