Episode 22: Downtown Halifax Covid 19 Report # 10, May 19, 2020

A conversation with Dr. Leanne Roach and Dr. Kelsey Bonang from Insight Optometry. Dr. Roach and Dr. Bonang are going to share with us the challenges that Insight Optometry has faced during the pandemic situation, and how they have had to pivot their practice and business to adjust to physical distancing.

Paul MacKinnon, CEO of Downtown Halifax Business Commission, is back to give us updates on the Nova Scotia Business Labour Economic Coalition along with DHBC’s latest advocacy efforts.

We’ll also review what businesses are up to since the State of Emergency was declared back in March, and we’ll finish with some updates regarding What’s Open for business in Downtown Halifax, and how you can stay connected with the Downtown Halifax community in this time of physical distancing.

Producers: Ivy Ho and Allana MacDonald Mills

Downtown Halifax Business Commission (DHBC)

104-1546 Barrington Street

Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3X7

(902) 423-6658

Hosts: Allana MacDonald Mills and Ivy Ho

Guests:

· Paul MacKinnon, CEO, Downtown Halifax Business Commission https://downtownhalifax.ca/

· Dr. Kelsey Bonang & Dr. Leanne Roach, Insight Optometry  https://insightoptometry.com/

Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic

Recorded & Edited by: Michael Boyd of Podcast Atlantic

Visit us at:  downtownhalifax.ca

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram: @DowntownHalifax

Music:  “Patching Holes (in a Sinking Ship)” by Bigideas

Email us at: ivy@downtownhalifax.ca or allana@downtownhalifax.ca

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