After a first sale where the exaggerations had been detected, the TCS are put back on the market the packages purchased in too, without drum or trumpet. They were sold out in a few minutes.
The campaign’s dollar supportive in order to encourage local purchasing, which allowed people to buy packages of their entitlement dollars to spend on the commercial streets of Québec city, had experienced misfires, in June. Even before that the public be informed of the campaign, people were given packages in a large quantity as a limit per person would apply.
The commercial development had agreed that some members had abused and had asked them to deliver their packages purchased in too. The spokesperson Jean-Pierre Bedard, SDC Montcalm had affirmed that the organization had learned from its mistakes and that it would sell the packages made. The mayor Régis Labeaume himself had announced that he would give her two packages.
However, this sale finally took place Tuesday noon. It was announced on the pages of Facebook for SDC participants 24 hours before the sale online. The City of Quebec, who will contribute financially to the campaign, has not issued any communication to that effect. The latest packages available flew in a few minutes.
In all, 600 packages were made available. For a contribution of $ 20, $ 50 or $ 100, they were entitled to bonuses of $ 10, $ 50 or $ 150 which is added to the original investment, and that could be spent on the commercial streets participating. A second phase of the campaign is in preparation. It will feature merchants from across the city, this time.