Chambers & Boards of Trade in the News
Thursday, July 23, 2020
The Annapolis Valley is traditionally the third most-visited tourist spot in Nova Scotia, and now its many operators are relying on Atlantic Canadians to show their support this summer. “Tourism was the first industry to be hurt by COVID-19, and the last industry to be helped,” says Judy Rafuse, executive director of the Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce. “We are missing a lot of our out-of-province tourists this summer, so we really need to support local.”
Thursday, July 9, 2020
While the economic death toll from COVID-19 isn't yet clear, recent layoff announcements likely foreshadow bad news in the coming months, say some business leaders. Figuring out how many businesses won't survive the pandemic is "a really elusive target that we do need to get a handle on," said John Wishart, the chief executive officer of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Moncton.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
New Brunswick’s approach to reopening businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic is being applauded by a group representing the region’s chambers of commerce. Last week, provincial officials announced some restrictions were being loosened after a stretch of no new cases.
Friday, March 6, 2020
The province has suspended all work-related travel to countries where active travel notices have been issued by the federal government due to coronavirus. The countries include China, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, northern Italy, Singapore and South Korea. New Brunswick Chambers comment.