COVID-19 Advocacy

The Truro & Colchester Chamber of Commerce is Advocating on behalf of Business.

Here are letters we have sent to government.

Letter – Karen Casey -COVID 19.docxLetter –COVID 19 Dave Ritcey.docxLetter –COVID 19 Geoff MacLellan.docxLetter –COVID 19 Larry Harrison.docx

Letter –COVID 19 Larry Harrison.docx

 

The Halifax Stanfield International Airport is a vital link for commercial products and services for the “hub” of Nova Scotia. We advocated the federal government for support to ensure its operation continues at a level required by business.

Re-Support for Halifax Stanfield


Atlantic Chamber of Commerce

Atlantic Chamber of Commerce has sent a letter of request to Minister Morneau, asking the Government of Canada to consider allowing for immediate tax-free withdrawals from RRSPs for a period of 90 days up to a maximum of $10,000.

CLICK HERE to read the letter

(OTTAWA) – March 25, 2020 – Over 60 of Canada’s leading business organizations are calling on governments to support a national effort to protect jobs and to postpone non-essential new measures.

“Canadian businesses are ready and able to step up to overcome the challenge of COVID-19. We will work to ensure that Canadians have the food to feed their families, the fuel to heat our homes and to keep essential services moving, the equipment and facilities to treat the sick and the communications systems that unite us even as we are kept apart from one another.

READ MORE HERE

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Canada’s Leading Business Organizations Call on Government to Protect Jobs and Postpone Non-Essential New Measures
(OTTAWA) – March 21, 2020 – Four of Canada’s leading business organizations are calling on governments to support a national effort to protect jobs and to postpone non-essential new measures. “Canadian businesses are ready and able to step up to overcome the challenge of COVID-19. We will work to ensure that Canadians have the food to feed their families, the fuel to heat our homes and to keep essential services moving, the equipment and facilities to treat the sick and the communications systems that unite us even as we are kept apart from one another. Read more
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Atlantic Chamber of CommerceAtlantic Chamber Resources & Information

Please Note: Atlantic Chamber has created COVID-19 Business Resource & Information page you can share with members.

EN: https://www.atlanticchamber.ca/covid-19-resources

FR: https://www.atlanticchamber.ca/ressources-covid-19

Canadian Chamber of Commerce Resources

The Canadian Chamber has prepared a wide range of resources to assist business during the COVID-19 pandemic. They may be access here:

http://www.chamber.ca/resources/pandemic-preparedness/

5 things Business Need to Know Now

http://www.chamber.ca/media/blog/200323-covid-19-top-5-things-to-know/