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Why Sweet Pete's?

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Tail Wags Helmet Covers loves to work with other local small businesses to help promote helmet safety and an active family lifestyle. Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop is a great example of a local bike shop that provides excellent customer service, knowledgeable staff, and a wide range of bikes and bike accessories, which is why we’ve chosen to partner with them for our Spring Bike Contest.       Here are some of the amazing things happening at Sweet Pete’s:   Sweet Pete's is opening a 3rd location in the Evergreen Brickworks and the Grand Opening is Saturday, April 19th (Easter...

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Sweet Pete's Bike Contest

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Tail Wags are 100% Canadian Made

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This is a powerful video that makes it abundantly clear that consumers can make a huge difference via their buying practices. The message is simple: support locally made products and the result will be more jobs and a stronger economy! Tail Wags Helmet Covers' pledge: All of my helmet covers are hand sewn within a 20 mile radius of my home. As well, all of the people I hire including my graphic artist, photographer, web programmer, printing services, bookkeeper, accountant (just to name a few) live close by as well: no outsourcing of jobs overseas in my company. Why am...

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Toronto Star wants to hear about your favourite Canadian products

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Do you love supporting Canadian-made products? Are you one of the hundreds (if not thousands) of Tail Wags Helmet Covers fans? If yes, I have a huge favour to ask: The Toronto Star is requesting submissions regarding your favourite Canadian-made products and I'm hoping Tail Wags customers will send in their Tail Wags photos and testimonials. I know it's bold of me to ask but a company can never have enough publicity especially small businesses like Tail Wags. Here's a link that provides all of the Toronto Star  information you'll need:http://www.thestar.com/photos/canadaday.html#mid=&offset=&page=&s= As you know, Tail Wags are 100% Canadian-made. It's...

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Reflecting on the tragedy in Bangladesh: Is it possible to shop with a clear conscience?

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Re-printed with permission from Devorah Miller, owner of Red Thread Designs. Such an important message! On April 24, we all heard about a factory building collapsing in Bangladesh. Dozens of people were declared dead, and it was horrifying to hear about this tragedy unfolding from afar. Photos of the scene showed a garment labelled Joe Fresh, and Canadian consumers suddenly felt they had played a part in this tragic event. Now twelve days later, the death toll tops 600. Terrible grief has come to countless people in Bangladesh, and journalists around the world have grappled with the questions raised –...

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