We all know the importance of small businesses to our economy, but what about the smallest of small? In the season of farmers markets and pop up shops, all of a sudden, we see the talent hiding in plain sight.
The sewing, baking, crafting, painting, pottery, woodworking and anything you can imagine, are all on display. Locally made and locally sold, it’s the epitome of shopping local.
OTTAWA – A Twitter account billing itself as a parody of Liberal MP Iqra Khalid has been closed after she complained about references to her Muslim heritage and claims she supports Sharia law and the Islamic State militant group.
Khalid, who was targeted with hate mail and death threats last year over her controversial motion to condemn Islamophobia and systemic racism, had asked Twitter to investigate the account.