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395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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Choose Local: Buy, More, Get More Program! 

Choose Local, love local with our NEW bonus program. Buy a pre-paid Visa cash card and get a 25% bonus (while quantities last). 

Let’s show our local business community some love! The Town of Newmarket is launching the next Choose Local campaign with Buy More, Get More. This program will stretch your local dollars further by providing a 25% bonus on the purchase of Visa cash cards through the Hello Network valid at more than 40 participating businesses throughout Newmarket. 

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How it works:

  • Visit Hello and purchase a Visa cash card that can be used at more than 40 local shops and restaurants. When you purchase the card, you will receive a 25% bonus (up to a $200 maximum purchase). For example if you purchase a $100 Visa cash card you will receive $125 value on the card.
  • After purchasing online, you will receive the card in the mail within 5 to 7 business days
Wait…there’s more! As a gift back to the community and to spread some additional love and joy, the Town will also be distributing one hundred $25 gift cards for local businesses at Town events, Town buildings and via social media over the next month. You could be one of the lucky recipients! 

The Choose Local campaign was created during the pandemic to provide additional support to local Newmarket businesses as they faced various challenges and uncertainties throughout COVID-19. As the pandemic stabilizes, it is equally important to continue to choose local, love local!

Terms and conditions

The maximum purchase amount is $200. Limited quantities are available for purchase.

Please note: Funds that you have loaded onto a card will not expire. The additional 25% bonus funds will expire one year from the date of purchase.

For full details, please see Hello Network's Terms and Conditions.

Here to Help Businesses

If you are a local business owner, claim your listing to be a part of our Choose Local Directory! 

Make sure your information is correct and up-to-date, so the community can easily search our directory and support your local business. 

Learn more about the benefits of joining the Choose Local Directory and see more information on how we can help you.

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The ‘Choose Local’ campaign is crafted with small businesses at heart. With the goal of helping our community love local businesses, you can now easily search for and support Newmarket businesses all in one place through our Choose Local Directory. Let’s show our local business a little love!

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Grand Openings and Pandemic Pivots: Tell Us About Your Favourite New Local Businesses

As we turn the corner on the pandemic, we want to continue to recognize and celebrate our local business community. Help us highlight these businesses and the amazing people behind them. Share your favourite new spot or even a wonderful pandemic pivot so we can all support them! Check out our Choose Local map where you can pin your favourite businesses.

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Ways to Choose Local in Your Community 

  1. Enjoy take out from local food spots for dinner. Already have a favourite? Try a new spot each time. 

  2. Buy gift cards from local businesses for products or services for yourself or as gifts for friends and family.

  3. Be a local influencer! Follow some local businesses on social media, share their content and share your own experiences. Nothing like personal testimonials. Remember to tag the Town of Newmarket’s social media channels and use #ChooseNewmarket

  4. Tip service workers a little extra, if you have the means to do so. 

A little goes a long way when it comes to our local businesses! it’s important to always keep our community in our hearts and choose them time after time. Choose Local.