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...

COVID-19 Update: 28 April 2020

Good afternoon,  Although it was news that was expected by many, it was still sad to officially hear yesterday that the annual Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival and many other great events that our community loves have been...

COVID-19 Update: 24 April 2020

Good afternoon,  I am sending out a supplemental update today in addition to our regular Tuesday and Thursday edition because of announcements at the federal and provincial level that we have been eager to learn more about and a major clarification...

COVID-19 Update – 9 April 2020

Good afternoon,  Best wishes to those celebrating Easter this weekend.  We will all be doing things differently this year – and our family gatherings will be virtual rather than in person.  We encourage our members to continue...

COVID-19 Update: 6 April 2020

Good afternoon,  The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has established the Canadian Business Resilience Network (CBRN) in partnership with the Government of Canada to help the business community prepare, persevere and, ultimately, prosper in the face of the COVID-19...

COVID-19 Daily Update: 27 March 2020

Good afternoon,  I’m happy to tell you that we are ending the week with some good news from the federal government. I’m sure we can all use some of that.  Today Prime Minister Trudeau announced significant help for businesses during the COVID-19...

COVID-19 Daily Update: 24 March 2020

March 24, 2020  Good afternoon members,  The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce is launching and populating a new resource on our website – a directory of businesses in the Fredericton are that are Open, Operational and/or...

COVID-19 Daily Update: 23 March 2020

March 23, 2020  Good afternoon,  As we enter our second week of mass disruption to our businesses and lives as a result of COVID-19, I want to remind you to take care of your mental health and access available resources if you are...

COVID-19 Update: 20 March 2020

March 20, 2020  Good afternoon,  As one of the most incredibly stressful and volatile weeks of our lives nears an end, I want to express my heartfelt and ongoing concern for you, your staff, and your organizations. Team Chamber is committee during this...