Chambers & Boards of Trade in the News
Thursday, August 26, 2021
An alliance of New Brunswick business organizations has released a set of policies and priorities for political parties to consider ahead of the federal election. Representatives from six groups were on hand in Dieppe on Tuesday morning to launch the list of policy priorities.
Saturday, July 17, 2021
With Maritime provinces moving towards fully reopening, businesses in the region still have a lot to figure out about how they will operate in a post-pandemic world. As more and more Maritimers take advantage of vaccine drop in clinics, the COVID-19 numbers continue to improve in the region.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
The New Brunswick government is making COVID-19 rapid testing kits available to owners of small and medium-sized businesses in the province. Four chambers of commerce — Saint John region, Edmundston region, Moncton and Fredericton — have launched a joint program to distribute the tests in their communities.
Friday, June 18, 2021
As the province moves closer to fully reopening after 15 months of living in the pandemic, the CEOs from Chambers of Commerce across the province are encouraged by what the change means for businesses.
Friday, January 29, 2021
COVID-19 has dealt the airline industry a huge blow and that’s producing a conversation about what will come next. Talk has resurfaced about the possibility of a single regional airport for the province. It’s something that has drawn quick reactions from the province’s major cities, all of which had an operational airport until airlines pulled commercial service from Fredericton and Saint John. Now only Moncton is receiving commercial flights.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Though many are viewing the upcoming provincial election through the lens of Covid-19, members of New Brunswick’s business community say they want candidates and parties to stay focused on economic recovery and moving the province forward.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Canada United, a national movement led by RBC that the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce has joined, will offer up to $5,000 grants to support small, local businesses.
Thursday, July 2, 2020
On March 16, Moco Downtown, a restaurant in downtown Fredericton, celebrated four years in business. A day later it was closing its doors and laying off its staff as a result of COVID-19. “Closing our restaurant is the hardest thing we’ve had to do,” said Shawna Foster, the restaurant’s owner.