For the month of October 2017, anybody who spends CDN$ at 15 local Niagara businesses can submit their receipt and 20% of the value of the receipts will be donated to the Niagara Life Centre.
While not reflecting the vast majority of members, some business owners and managers do exhibit one or more of the following behaviours occasionally. As a result, they reduce the benefit that barter has for their business. Too many businesses displaying these behaviours in the system can also create a negative impression of the exchange, as well as discourage the staff at the exchange.
Tradebank Canada met with Franchise owners across the country in early 2017 to discuss the growth of Canada's barter system. The theme of this year's kick-off event was "Work Hard, Rock On", and was held at the gorgeous Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana.