Atlantic Chamber of Commerce supports the direction taken in 2018-2019 Nova Scotia BudgetWindsor, NS (March 21, 2018) The Atlantic Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is giving a positive assessment of the 2018-2019 provincial budget. Nova Scotia has made significant progress in stabilizing its fiscal situation and if their forecasts pan out the province will table seven consecutive balanced budgets.
New Brunswick Business Community Seeks Platform Commitments to Focus on Growth of Priority Areas for the Provincial Economy
Moncton, NB (March 19, 2018) – An alliance of six business associations representing over 4,000 businesses in New Brunswick today announced its pre-election platform, We Choose Growth. The group is asking each of the provincial parties to commit to actions that support five priority areas of growth in their election platforms.
ACC Request for Equitable Competitive Environment for All Nova Scotia BusinessesWindsor, NS (March 15, 2018) The Nova Scotia members of the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce have expressed their objection to the piecemeal and negative approach proposed by the provincial government in granting economic development powers to a single municipal entity.A letter sent the Premier and Minister of Municipal Affairs, outlines the chambers’ concerns that such an approach will instigate a situation where municipalities across the province vie for competitive advantage by according targeted tax breaks and short-term business subsidies.
Canadian and Atlantic Chambers launch 10 Ways to Build a Canada that Wins
Windsor, NS (February 05, 2018) - A strong and prosperous Canada depends on business growth, but businesses are grappling with daunting challenges at home and abroad. To help them compete and grow, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce (ACC) released 10 Ways to Build a Canada that Wins today. 10 Ways provides businesses, decision-makers and government with a series of clear priorities and objectives that, if addressed, will give Canada a competitive edge, improve productivity and grow our economy.
2018-2019 NB Budget Continues to Discount Economic Realities
Windsor, NS (January 30, 2018) – The Atlantic Chamber of Commerce recognizes today’s budget contains several positive announcements that warrant acknowledgement. Commitments to invest in improving education and job opportunities for our youth are important steps in improving our workforce and youth retention. A significant and appropriate measure is the government’s commitment to ease the burden on low-income families by committing to provide subsidized childcare spaces for students and the working poor.
Atlantic Chamber of Commerce welcomes lower small business tax rate but remains concerned about reforms
Windsor, NS (October 16, 2017)— The Atlantic Chamber of Commerce (ACC) welcomes the reduction of the small business tax rate to nine per cent and the commitment of the Federal Government that it will not be moving forward with proposed measures to limit access to the Lifetime Capital Gains Exemption.
Atlantic Chamber Commerce Announces New CEO
Windsor, NS (Thursday, August 17, 2017) – The Atlantic Chamber of Commerce (ACC) Board of Directors today announced Sheri Somerville joined the organization on August 1, 2017 as its new Chief Executive Officer to serve as the voice of business in Atlantic Canada, drive member initiatives, and support business growth and achievement in the region.
Atlantic Chamber of Commerce Announces New Chair
Summerside, Prince Edward Island (June 6, 2017)- The Atlantic Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is pleased to announce that Richie Mann was sworn in as the organization’s chair during their 121st annual general meeting held in Summerside today.