, the #1 Source for Local Events, Deals, and News Has Launched Their Neighbourhood-Centric Platform in Vancouver. expands its neighborhood website platform to the Greater Vancouver area to provide local business owners and professionals a free online marketing platform to better reach locals in the community., the #1 source for local events, deals, and news has launched their neighbourhood-centric platform in Vancouver. Local businesses and professionals now have a free, easy-to-use, local marketing platform. Parkbench is currently active in 23 neighbourhoods across the Greater Vancouver area and is looking for more sponsors to help launch more neighbourhood websites.

Parkbench neighbourhood websites have a proprietary technology that automatically aggregates local content from around the web. As a result, Parkbench is one of the most comprehensive and accurate sources for local events, deals, and news. Check out the Neighbourhood Websites for: Kerrisdale, Yaletown, and Maple Ridge.  

"We're excited to launch in Vancouver and help local businesses and professionals grow their local brands, all while offering local consumers and homeowners a one-stop-shop to check out local deals and events, and read local news."

Grant Findlay-Shirras, Parkbench CEO

For local businesses and professionals, Parkbench provides a free marketing platform to advertise their products, services, events, and promotions directly to their neighbourhood. This free platform includes the Parkbench technology and marketing tools, and is made available because local businesses and professionals can choose to “sponsor” their neighbourhood site.

 Parkbench’s dedication to encourage more people to shop local, have fun local, and get to know the people in the community has expanded to more than 680 neighbourhoods across Canada and the U.S.

For a full virtual walkthrough of and its available features for local businesses, professionals, and consumers, click here.

About Parkbench: is a tech start-up and leader in curating local content. Parkbench's technology aggregates local events and news from leading websites and showcases it on one easy-to-use platform. Users can find local deals, events, and read neighbourhood news quickly and easily. Small businesses also get a free platform to advertise their products, services, and promotions. Overall, the mission of Parkbench's neighbourhood network is to encourage more people to shop local and support their neighbourhood, everyday.

Parkbench founders Grant Findlay-Shirras and Amanda Newman are available for interview.

If you have any questions about the platform, or how to get setup and use it, email

Press Contact Information

 Grant Findlay-Shirras, Parkbench CEO


T: 647-680-9402


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