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The T Markham Economist & Sun is on the lookout for the top businesses in Markham, and once again, you’re going to help us find them. Every year, our readers cast their votes for their favourite businesses. From restaurants to travel agencies, pet grooming to private schools, grocery ye stores to landscaping companies, and everything in between, this is your opportunity to let Markham’s diverse business community — as well st as as every household — know which local retailers and service providers are leading the pack. Our annual roster of winners will be showcased in a special edition of the newspaper in January, 2013.

ONE LUCKY VOTER WILL RECEIVE A $250 SHOPPING SPREE AT ANY ONE OF THE WINNING BUSINESSES IN MARKHAM! Fill out this ballot and mail or deliver it to us (address below) no later than November 2, 2012,

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or vote online at

by clicking the Reader’s Choice icon on the right-hand side.

Best Shopping Appliance Store Baby Fashions Bake Shop Bath Store Bedding Store Bicycle Shop Book Store Bridal Shop Bulk Food Store Butcher Shop Camera Shop Camping Equipment Centre Carpet Retailer Cell Phone Centre Children’s Clothing Store Chocolate/Candy Store Computer Store Craft Shop Dollar Store Drug Store Eco-Friendly Store Educational Supplies Electronic Entertainment Fabric Store Fireplace Store

Fitness Equipment Florist Shop Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Frozen Food Store Furniture Store Gardening Store Gift Shop Glass & Mirror Store Golf Store Grocery Store Hardware Store Health & Beauty Products Health Food Store Hobby/Collectables Store Home Theatre Store Home Improvement Store Home Decorating/Accessories Jewelry Store Kitchen Store Ladies’ Formal Wear Shop Lighting Centre Lingerie Store Marine Store Mattress Store Men’s Formal Wear Store

Movie Rental Store Music Store Musical Instrument Store Office Supply Store Optical Store Organic Food Store Outdoor Shop Paint & Wallpaper Store Party Supply Store Pet Store Pet Food Supply Store Picture Framing Store Pool & Spa Company Shoe Store (Adult) Shoe Store (Children) Sporting Goods Store Specialty Grocery Store Tailor Shop Tire Store Toy Store Vacuum Store Water Supplier Window & Door Company Window Coverings Store Women’s Accessories

Best Business Services and Service People Accountant Accounting Firm Bank/Trust Company Banquet Facility Barber Brew Your Own Carpet/Upholstery Catering Company Children’s Tutorial Education Computer Repair Contractor Courier Service Dance Studio Day Camp Daycare Centre Driving School Dry Cleaner Financial Planner Fitness Club Flooring

Funeral Home Gas Station Gymnastics Club Hair Salon Hairstylist Heating & Air Conditioning Housecleaning Company Hotel/Motel Insurance Agent Insurance Company Interior Decorator/Designer Investment/Financial Company Landscaping Company Laser Hair Removal Lawyer Lawn Service Manicure/Pedicure Martial Arts Club Montessori School Moving Company

Best B est Dining Dining Experience Experience Breakfast Brunch Buffet Casual Dining Chicken Chicken Wings Chinese Restaurant Coffee Doughnuts Fast Food Fine Dining Fish & Chips French Fries Greek Restaurant Hamburger

Best Automotive Auto Service Auto Body Shop Auto Parts Store Car Wash Domestic Car Dealership Import Car Dealership Muffler Shop New Car Salesperson Oil Change/Lube Transmission Shop Used Car Dealership

Ice Cream Indian Restaurant Italian Restaurant Japanese Restaurant Outdoor Patio Pasta Pub Pizza Salad Bar Seafood Restaurant Steak Sports Bar Sushi Thai Restaurant

Best Entertainment Art Gallery Billiards/Pool Hall Bowling Children’s Entertainment Driving Range Theatre Complex Live Theatre Local Golf Course Live Entertainment/Music Location Mini Putt Golf

CONTEST RULES: No purchase necessary. Contest open to Ontario Residents 18 years of age or older. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. One (1) grand prize will be awarded. Approximate retail value of the grand prize is $250.00. Entrants must correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question to be declared a winner. Contest closes November 2, 2012 at 5 pm. To enter and for complete contest rules visit the Markham Economist office at 50 McIntosh Drive, Unit 115 in Markham, or visit

Newspaper Pet Groomer Pet Training Photography Studio Print Shop Private School Retirement Home Roofing Company Shoe Repair Spa/Esthetics Company Storage Tanning Salon Taxi Service Town Crier Travel Agency Travel Agent Upholsterer Veterinarian Weight Loss Clinic Yoga Studio

Best Best Health Health Service Service Providers Providers Chiropractor Dentist Dental Hygienist Denturist Esthetician Foot Specialist General Practitioner Homeopathic Medicine Hearing Centre Massage Therapist Naturopathic Doctor Optometrist Pharmacist Physiotherapist Reflexologist Walk-In Clinic

3 EASY STEPS TO ENTER! 1) PRINT your choice beside as many selections as you wish (minimum 25) 2) Fill our your name, address and phone number in the box at right. 3) Drop off or mail the ENTIRE FORM to the Markham Economist by November 2, 2012.

Name: _____________________________________________ Address: __________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Postal Code: _______________________________________ Phone: ____________________________________________ c/o Readers’ Choice Markham Economist 50 McIntosh Drive, Unit 115, Markham, ON, L3R 9T3

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