This is our third special COVID-19 episode. We are going to start this episode with Paul MacKinnon, CEO of Downtown Halifax Business Commission. Paul is going to tell us the progress of the NS Business Labour Economic Coalition – the new official name – that was formed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. DHBC is an active member of this economic coalition. Plus, Paul will tell us about the new developments on provincial and federal relief programs.
We’ll also talk about what’s going on with businesses in Downtown Halifax since Nova Scotia has declared a State of Emergency on March 22. Other changes include HRM parking and transit during the pandemic; and we’ll finish with a list of what Downtown Halifax businesses are open and what’s open online.
Producers: Ivy Ho and Allana MacDonald Mills
Downtown Halifax Business Commission (DHBC)
104-1546 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3X7
Hosts: Allana MacDonald Mills and Ivy Ho
Guest: · Paul MacKinnon, CEO, Downtown Halifax Business Commission https://downtownhalifax.ca/
Special thanks to: Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic
Recorded & Edited by: Michael Boyd of Podcast Atlantic
Visit us at: downtownhalifax.ca
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Music: “Patching Holes (in a Sinking Ship)” by Bigideas