Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighbourhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of America’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
“Friendly, organized, accomodating, welcoming and professional staff!! ”
“Driftwood Dance Academy is an excellent business. They are professional, the location is easily accessible and the studio is wonderful. They give one on one attention...”
“Driftwood Dance Academy is an excellent business. They are professional, the location is easily accessible and the studio is wonderful. They give one on one attention to detail in their classes. I feel very confident in their knowledge and teaching abilities. I recommend Driftwood Dance Academy to my friends and family. ”
“I love this dance academy! Great instructors, beautiful studio, dance classes are the perfect combination of fun and challenging. ”
205-1819 Capilano Road
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7P 3B5