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,...

COVID-19 Update: 15 June 2020

Good afternoon,   We started sending COVID-19 email updates on 13 March 2020 and have sent out more than 50 since that time.  Thank you for all of your positive feedback – we were so pleased to provide this resource for our...

COVID-19 Update: 8 June 2020

Good afternoon,   Last week, the chambers of commerce in Fredericton, Moncton and Saint John wrote to Premier Higgs and other party leaders to advocate for a small business reopening support fund that would provide grant funding to small businesses to bridge...

COVID-19 Update: 1 June 2020

Good afternoon,   A big thank you to Bob and Jan Chisholm of McDonald’s Restaurants in Fredericton and Oromocto who announced last week that they are donating $33,000 in Downtown Fredericton and Business Fredericton North dollars to their front-line...

COVID-19 Update: 22 May 2020

Good afternoon,   Today Premier Higgs announced that the province is moving to Phase One of the “Yellow” section in the New Brunswick Recovery Plan. The government’s news release provides the following details:  Effective today:  Your two-household...

COVID-19 Update: 21 May 2020

Good afternoon,   Dr Jennifer Russell – is there anything she can’t do? Public Health leader, amazing jazz singer and yesterday she revealed that she cut her own hair (which looks great) with the assistance of a Youtube video! I won’t be doing that,...

COVID-19 Update: 19 May 2020

Good afternoon,   I hope everyone had a nice May long weekend – it was nice to get out of the house and enjoy some of our beautiful spring weather.   With New Brunswick now well into our recovery process, my commentary piece this...

COVID-19 Update: 14 May 2020

Good afternoon,   We are heading into what looks to be a beautiful long weekend – the traditional launching point of the summer season for many of us. While it’s going to be a little different this year, I would encourage everyone to get out to enjoy...

COVID-19 Update: 12 May 2020

Good afternoon,   As many businesses and organizations begin to reopen (or move closer to reopening), today’s update is focused on resources to assist with this process. Most resources are general in nature to varying degrees – if...

COVID-19 Update: 8 May 2020

Good afternoon,  Today Premier Higgs announced that NB is moving to the next phase of the province’s re-opening and recovery plan.    Subject to the Public Health and WorkSafeNB COVID-19 general...

COVID-19 Update: 5 May 2020

Good afternoon,  This week, Premier Higgs has signaled that more information will be coming soon about re-opening the economy given the province’s success with fighting COVID-19. The government has previously released the following document that...