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Covid-19 resources updated daily

March 24, 2020

Nova Scotia Information:   * Nova Scotians can find accurate, up-to-date information at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus    Nova Scotia Public Health offices: http://www.nshealth.ca/public-health-offices   Health Protection Act Order  https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/#alerts   Daily updates will be livestreamed on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast Small Business Development Program- NSBI has updated the Small Business Development Program (BDP) to serve Nova Scotia businesses better. The program helps businesses work with […]

Initial Covid-19 information

March 20, 2020

A Word from the Executive Director To Pictou County Chamber members: Our partner, the Atlantic Chamber has been working hard to find ways to help all Chamber members at this time of crisis. The attached material has been prepared by the firm of Deloitte for the Atlantic Chamber and its members. The tax guide is particularly […]

A word from our Chair

A Word from the Chair   To our members, we will be here for you to the best of our abilities and resources.   We are in what seems like perilous times with no end in sight, but don’t panic. Canada, and the world, have been through many disasters, world wars, stock market crashes and […]

Member Communication re. Covid-19

March 19, 2020

2020-03-19 MEMBER COMMUNICATION RE COVID-19 To our Chamber members: The COVID-19 virus pandemic is having a dramatic impact of our Chamber of Commerce members and their employees. We are all scrambling to cope with this nightmare. People are genuinely afraid, but I believe the best we can do is stick together and be as positive as […]

2020 AGM cancelled

March 16, 2020

This will confirm that all Chamber of Commerce events for the foreseeable future will be cancelled, including our AGM business meeting and luncheon scheduled for March 31 in light of the Covid-19 situation. This is an unprecedented situation for our business community . The Chamber will be staying open, pending further directives from government and […]

Emotional Support Line open

January 21, 2020

ACTION ALERT NORTHERN PULP AND ASSOCIATED BUSINESS CLOSURES We are beginning to see the human impact of the impending closure of Northern Pulp and it will only get worse as more individuals across the province lose their jobs over the next few months. Already, with the end of wood deliveries at the mill, we are […]

Economic Gardener December 2019

Christmas is a time to appreciate what we are blessed to have here in Pictou County. The list is long. But if I were to pick just one thing in the past year, what   comes to mind is the example of fortitude and optimism shown by our very own Women Alike ABreast A River dragon […]

Non Profit Impact Study Release

October 24, 2019

NEWS RELEASE October 29 2019- Valuing our non-profit sector The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce has released the results of a unique study showing the significant economic and social contributions made by the non-profit sector in the County. The study, which included interviews with 44 local organizations, showed those organizations had total annual operating budgets […]