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COVID-19 Resource Page

If you haven’t yet checked out the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce’s Open, Operational and/or Offering help business directory, now would be a great time to do so. We have made it more user friendly and continue to ask all local businesses that...

COVID-19 Update: 23 April 2020

Good afternoon,  Join us in thanking AV Group NB, which announced earlier this week that they are donating $150,000 to local foodbanks (including $50,000 to the Fredericton Foodbank) to assist with the challenges faced in these unprecedented times...

COVID-19 Update: 21 April 2020

Good afternoon,  Our thoughts are with our friends and colleagues in Nova Scotia today as the entire province deals with a tragedy the breadth of which we are only beginning to comprehend. The scope of the...

COVID-19 Update: 16 April 2020

Good afternoon,  First a shout-out to chamber members LuminUltra, Taylor Printing, Irving Oil, and Cooke Aquaculture for joining the fight against COVID-19.  Earlier this week Prime Minister Trudeau announced...

COVID-19 Update: 14 April 2020

Good afternoon,  Welcome back after a most unusual holiday weekend.  We expect our next update to be released on Thursday unless critically important information is provided to us that needs to be shared more quickly.  The chambers of...

COVID-19 Daily Update: 3 April 2020

Good afternoon,  It’s Friday – the end of another long week for the business community in our area and around the world. We know many of you are waiting on details on the various government support measures and hoping for changes to...

COVID-19 Daily Update: 2 April 2020

Good afternoon,  Earlier today, I joined with my colleagues John Wishart, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Moncton and David Duplisea, CEO of the Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to NB Small Business...

COVID-19 Daily Update: 1 April 2020

Good afternoon,  As days pass and the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve, I know that your need for information and answers grows. For many of us, this is the greatest challenge faced in our careers and I understand how challenging it is...

COVID-19 Daily Update: 31 March 2020

Good afternoon,  Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Small Business Minister Mary Ng were scheduled today to provide more details about the announced wage subsidy, but that has been rescheduled to tomorrow, 1 April 2020. We expect a technical briefing to follow and...

COVID-19 Daily Update: 30 March 2020

Good afternoon,  Today Prime Minister Trudeau provided some details on the 75% wage subsidy he announced last week. Businesses will be eligible for the subsidy if they have seen a 30% drop in revenues – the number of employees or size of...

COVID-19 Resources from Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton has created an information hub on GrantThornton.ca to provide resources and practical advice on managing your business through COVID-19. Some of the valuable resources include: Where do I start? What to consider when facing a temporary business closure5...

Notice: COVID-19 Email Updates

Good morning,   Due to some technical limitations, please note that we will no longer be sharing our COVID-19 updates via our chamber-master database (our member-based email system). Every day since March 13th, we have been simultaneously sending our...