Chambers & Boards of Trade in the News
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.
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, July 2, 2020
Over the past few months, business travel has been replaced by Zoom calls and working from home, but as New Brunswick steadily reopens, the business community is concerned about the loss of six Air Canada routes. The CEO of the Saint John's Chamber of Commerce said he's worried about Atlantic Canada as a whole.
Monday, June 29, 2020
As the Atlantic bubble comes into effect on July 3, businesses in Moncton, N.B., are preparing to welcome Islanders back to the province.
Islanders and those from northern Nova Scotia are critical to the Moncton area's business community, says John Wishart, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Moncton.