Reach customers in Halifax that love supporting small, local businesses through the Access Local program.

Applications are now closed

Thank you for your interest in Access Local. We are no longer accepting applications for this program. However we have a number of other business support programs available.


Looking for a new channel to promote your products or services? The Access Local program, delivered by Halifax Partnership and vLife by Quantum Link, can help you reach customers online who want to support small, local businesses in Halifax. With vLife, you can promote your business and drive people to your website or social channels.

1-year FREE Subscription to vLife - $345 Value

White Glove vStore Set-up

Ongoing Online Promotion on vLife Channels

Simple, Quick, No-cost

Quick online application for your vStore and ongoing promotions for one whole year.

Once you’re approved, you’ll be connected with a mentor who will help you set up your vStore and guide you through the process to launch. Plus, once your vStore is up and running you’ll get ongoing support and promotion from vLife.

Does my business qualify?

  1. A registered independent small business based in Halifax
  2. A commercial location or home-based
  3. Must have a sales-ready product or service
  4. Not a corporate chain or franchise
  5. Willing to dedicate time with vLife mentors
  6. New to the vLife platform

Program Partners

Bring your store online

Start selling your products online – it’s quick, easy and free with ShopHERE. Get a customized website, hands-on assistance, and training and tools to build and your online store.

Reach out to us

Jason Guidry

Director, Trade & International Partnerships


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