Before we share any updates from the Government today we want to take time to express our deepest sympathies to our neighboring province of Nova Scotia.
OPEN - Essential business list for
Kensington & Area
available HERE

(send additional information HERE )
  • On Saturday, April 18, the federal government announcedUp to $306.8 million in funding to help small and medium-sized Indigenous businesses.
Inter-Provincial Alignment on Essential Services

The Atlantic Chamber, along with the Canadian Chamber and Provincial Chambers wrote to urge all provincial premiers to work collaboratively with the federal government on a coherent designation of essential services and industries in the wake of the respective states of emergency declared due to COVID-19. View the letter HERE

Notice From Service Canada

Although all in person Service Canada Centres are closed until further notice, it is still the priority of the Government of Canada to maintain service to the public.
The fastest way to access our services and benefits is online at 


Citizens can also reach us electronically at: . A Service Canada Officer will contact individuals within 2 business days. 

Available services include:
  • Employment Insurance
  • Canada Pension Plan / Old Age Security
  • Social Insurance Number
  • Urgent Passport Services
All other program requests are on hold until the resumption of normal service.

Participate in the Largest Business Conditions Survey in Canada
Be sure to share with your members, the invitation to participate in the largest business conditions survey in Canadian history delivered by the Canadian Chamber and Statistics Canada. Help inform our advocacy efforts and activities to support business, encourage your members to complete the  Canadian Survey on Business Conditions (CSBC)