These success stories are from the previous Local Business Accelerator program (now closed), which has been adapted to the Business Sustainability stream.
Celebration Season 4
May 30, 2023
| accelerator
Brampton’s Celebration Season uses My Main Street funding to nearly double the size of the store
At 300 square feet, Celebration Season, a boutique clothing store in Brampton carryin…
Municipality: City of Brampton
Community: Brampton - Bramalea
Pimento Jerk 4
May 26, 2023
| accelerator
Pimento Jerk Kitchen finds new home base in Whitchurch-Stouffville
A decade ago, Philip and Rose Hendricks’ hunt for a kitchen for their Caribbean takeo…
Rabbit Hole 2
May 19, 2023
| accelerator
The Rabbit Hole finds new clientele with My Main Street data
Ottawa cocktail bar and restaurant, Rabbit Hole, opened on Sparks Street in 2019 to a…
Municipality: City of Ottawa
Art Loft Studio 3
May 11, 2023
| accelerator
Vaughan’s Art Loft Studio paints broader strokes with data-backed marketing plan
Joseph and Ana Maria Mancuso opened Art Loft Studio in Vaughan eight months into the …
Municipality: City of Vaughan
Turtle Creek 1
March 30, 2023
| accelerator
Clarkson Village’s Turtle Creek Cards and Gifts hits reset button with help of My Main Street
When Satinder Ghotra came across Turtle Creek Cards and Gifts in a Clarkson Village p…
Wills Prior 1
March 16, 2023
| accelerator
Stratford interior decorating shop Wills and Prior gets exterior support from My Main Street
In Spring 2022, Wills and Prior moved into its new location on Ontario Street, the co…
Municipality: City of Stratford
The Cornerstone Pilates 3
March 15, 2023
| accelerator
The Cornerstone Pilates finds new form with help from My Main Street
When Jocelyne Pelchat was approached by Jessica Kohek, the My Main Street Ambassador …
Municipality: City of Burlington
Lockwood Books 3
March 09, 2023
| accelerator
St. Thomas’ Lockwood Books creates community space with My Main Street funding
There’s something about great bookstores. It’s a feeling without a name – an energy, …
Municipality: City of St. Thomas
Micheles Doorway to Splendour 1
March 01, 2023
| accelerator
Michele’s Doorway to Splendour uses My Main Street funding to invest in men’s wear
For years, Michele Baitley had toyed with the idea of introducing men’s clothing to M…
Municipality: Town of Smiths Falls
Community: Smiths Falls