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Commentary: Health Reform Critical to Future Prosperity

Commentary: 2021 Municipal Election

On May 10th, New Brunswickers will head to the polls to vote in their local elections. This election and campaign have been unique in several ways – starting with the ongoing pandemic and the one-year delay. This has limited traditional...
Commentary – 2021-22 NB Budget

Commentary – 2021-22 NB Budget

Earlier this week, New Brunswick Finance Minister Ernie Steeves delivered the government’s 2021-22 budget almost exactly one year after COVID-19 restrictions were first implemented in the province. The government is projecting the provincial...
Commentary: Health Reform Critical to Future Prosperity

Commentary: COVID-19’s Hardest Hit Sectors

By Krista Ross, CEO, Fredericton Chamber of Commerce As we approach the one-year mark of New Brunswick’s first mandatory order and COVID-19-related lockdowns, we’re all feeling the effects of the pandemic – a year of stress, restrictions and a lot of hard work...
Commentary: NB’s 2021-22 Budget Must Included Key Investments for Growth

Commentary: Buy Local or Say Goodbye to Local

By Krista Ross, CEO, Chamber of Commerce In January 2019, as a response to a slew of media stories about businesses closing in downtown Fredericton, I wrote about how it’s normal to lose few businesses during that time period. I talked about how it was normal to have...

COVID-19 Update: 27 November 2020

Well it’s certainly been another dynamic week in our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic in New Brunswick. We’ve had a setback this week, but I encourage everyone to keep their heads up – we are still well-positioned relative...
Commentary: NB’s 2021-22 Budget Must Included Key Investments for Growth

COVID-19 Update: 13 October 2020

With the recent outbreaks in Zones 1 and 5 in New Brunswick, the province’s mandatory mask order and a host of support-program announcements from the federal government, we are providing this COVID-19 update. It’s the first dedicated update we have done since 22...

COVID-19 Update: 22 June 2020

Good afternoon,   As a reminder, this will be our final COVID-19-specific update. Our annual general meeting is scheduled for June 25 at which point we are turning a new page on our communications. Next week, beginning July 2 we will launch a revamped,...