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The Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce aids business by advocating on behalf of our members to positively influence decisions made by all levels of government.

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce Response to the Fall Economic Statement – November 3rd, 2022

Nov 04, 2022

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Commentary – Making New Brunswick a better place to work and do business

Oct 24, 2022

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Commentary – Save EI and our economic recovery –

Sep 26, 2022

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Response from Minister Fitch on Medicare delays for newcomers

Sep 09, 2022

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Employment Insurance Revisions: Key points put forward by Saint John, Fredericton, and Moncton chambers

Sep 09, 2022

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Commentary – Energy, hope and optimism – but not enough workers

Sep 08, 2022

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Commentary – Making The Case For a Prosperous Future

Aug 29, 2022

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Saint John Region Chamber Letter to President of Air Canada – YSJ Flights

Aug 11, 2022

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2020-2021 Budget Priorities – Finding Strategic Alignment

Aug 09, 2022

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2022-2023 Provincial Budget Priorities

Aug 03, 2022

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Commentary: Seizing Opportunities For a Strong Energy Future

Aug 02, 2022

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Medicare Delays for Newcomers – Chamber Letter to Minister Fitch

Jul 28, 2022

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Employment Insurance Revisions: Key points put forward by Saint John, Fredericton, and Moncton Chambers of Commerce

Jul 26, 2022

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Letter to Minister Green – Provincially designated highways funding program for Town of Rothesay

Jul 18, 2022

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Energy, hope and optimism – but not enough workers

Jun 30, 2022

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New Brunswick Allotment For Provincial Nominee Program & Atlantic Immigration Program

Jun 16, 2022

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Temporary Immigration Support For Food Service Business

Jun 16, 2022

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Saint John Region Revving Back Up

Jun 08, 2022

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Prompt Payment Legislation Follow Up Letter – June 6-2022

Jun 08, 2022

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Capping Food Delivery App Fees

May 30, 2022

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2021-2022 Food Service and Liquor Licensing Fees

May 30, 2022

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Premier Higg’s Response to Economic Reopening & Recovery Letter

May 30, 2022

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Economic Reopening & Recovery from Covid 19 Pandemic

May 30, 2022

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The Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce Granted Intervenor Status by Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

May 12, 2022

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Chamber Releases Poll Results on Businesses Plans for Reopening

Mar 16, 2022

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Rapid Testing Kits Available Through Chambers of Commerce

May 12, 2022

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The Chamber Launches 2021 Bare Necessities Campaign in Partnership with the Greater Saint John Community Foundation

Nov 30, 2021

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Ten Ways to Build a Canada That Wins

Nov 02, 2017

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Fair, Simple, and Competitive Taxation: The Way Forward for Canada

Dec 02, 2017

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Letter to MP’s – Tax Planning Using Private Corporations

Aug 07, 2017

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Federal Tax Submission – 2017

Sep 28, 2017

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Death by 13,000 Cuts – Improving Canada’s Regulatory Competitiveness

May 02, 2018

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New Brunswick’s Carbon Plan: A Tax on All of Us

Dec 06, 2018

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As Airports Struggle, City’s Business Community Lobbies For Help

Aug 28, 2020

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Chamber Announces “#LiftUpLocal” Campaign

Sep 10, 2021

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Chamber Releases Results of Vaccine Passport/Document Poll

Aug 25, 2021

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Chamber Launches Vaccine Passport Poll

Aug 11, 2021

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The Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce statement on Federal budget 2021

Apr 20, 2021

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Commentary: YSJ Has Closed Again, Lets Make Sure That Doesn’t Last

Jan 12, 2021

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce Responds to Federal Budget 2019

Mar 19, 2019

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Commentary: A Bright Energy Future for Greater Saint John

Jun 29, 2019

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City of Saint John steering in the right direction

May 07, 2019

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Fixed Cost Relief Letter – NB Chambers

Apr 13, 2020

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Taskforce will boost YSJ

Jul 27, 2020

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Pandemic Preparedness for Business

Feb 07, 2020

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Majority of businesses support plastic bag ban: survey

Nov 09, 2020

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In The News

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2022

Winners Announced for the Prestigious Outstanding Business Awards

Oct 19, 2022

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The Chamber announces finalists for the 40th Annual Outstanding Business Awards (OBA’s)

Oct 06, 2022

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New Flights Added at YSJ Air Canada Meets With Local Growth Agencies

Sep 28, 2022

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Michael Sadavoy appointed as Director of Membership Development & Marketing

Jul 25, 2022

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The Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce Granted Intervenor Status by Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

May 12, 2022

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Chamber Releases Poll Results on Businesses Plans for Reopening

Mar 16, 2022

Results Reopening Poll March 2022

2021

The Chamber Launches 2021 Bare Necessities Campaign in Partnership with the Greater Saint John Community Foundation

Nov 30, 2021

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The Chamber Announces Winners of the 37th Annual Outstanding Business Awards

Nov 04, 2021

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Thomas Simms donates Portrait of His Grandfather, L.W. Simms, to the Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce

Oct 22, 2021

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2020

As Airports Struggle, City’s Business Community Lobbies For Help

Aug 28, 2020

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2021

Some Businesses May Ask For Proof Of Vaccine: Chamber

Aug 22, 2021

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From Silicon Valley to Saint John: Workcation Success ‘Almost Overwhelming’

Jun 20, 2021

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Duplisea Decries Slim Small Business Support in Province’s Budget

Jun 01, 2021

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Chamber Announces Saint John Region Matters 2021 – Meet the Candidates

Mar 10, 2021

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Chamber Announces “#LiftUpLocal” Campaign

Sep 10, 2021

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2020

Investment in Sussex area sawmill ‘good news’ for community: Mayor

Dec 14, 2020

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2021

‘Workcation’ sees big interest in early months

Mar 09, 2021

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‘Pointy tip of the spear’ New Chamber Chairperson Says Businesses Will Need Help After Pandemic

Jul 02, 2021

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