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From The Telegram: Placentia businesses eagerly await return of Marine Atlantic North Sydney-Argentia ferry route in 2021

Posted: January 4, 2021
Placentia businesses eagerly await return of Marine Atlantic North Sydney-Argentia ferry route in 2021 By Andrew Robinson ( The Telegram (Saltwire) Published: January 1, 2021 Chamber of commerce president says loss of service hurt local hospitality, service sectors in 2020 Businesses close to Marine Atlantic’s terminal in Argentia will be pleased to see the resumption… View Article Read More


Posted: December 15, 2020
The Placentia Chamber of Commerce is proud to present its brand new “Support Local Campaign 2020!” The Chamber is pleased to highlight its members and the importance of supporting local businesses.  Supporting local means supporting the heart of your community, the individuals and families that live here, and the future of your hometown. Please enjoy… View Article Read More

Message to Chamber Members & Stakeholders

Posted: December 1, 2020
  Please see the following message from the President of the Placentia Chamber of Commerce: I hope this message finds you all doing well. The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has provided its challenges to the way we conduct business and provide services to our clients and communities. I trust you have been able to find… View Article Read More

Suspension of Marine Atlantic’s Argentia – North Sydney Ferry Service

Posted: May 30, 2020
Placentia Chamber Outlines Economic Impact and Seeks Commitment in Correspondence to Federal Transport Minister and Marine Atlantic  Marine Atlantic has recently announced the suspension of the Argentia – North Sydney ferry service for the 2020 tourism season. In its announcement the Canadian Crown Corporation cited that because of COVID-19, the demand for leisure and tourism… View Article Read More

Placentia Bay Industrial Showcase (PBIS 2020) Update

Posted: May 23, 2020
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Posted: May 22, 2020
To assist our membership during the COVID-19 Pandemic and the subesquet Public Health Emergency we have complied the following list of information sources. You are encouraged to reference these important resources frequently as programs and services continue to evolve. (Please note that while this page was first posted in March 2020, it has been updated… View Article Read More

COVID-19: Government of Canada’s Economic Response Plan – Support for Businesses

Posted: March 19, 2020
The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. On March 18, 2020, the Prime Minister announced a new set of economic measures to help stabilize the economy during this challenging period. These measures, delivered as part of the Government of… View Article Read More

Eastern Health Public Service Announcement

Posted: March 18, 2020
Eastern Health Opens Temporary Hospital Appointments Phone Line for Affected Patients and Clients March 18, 2020 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health advises the public that a new temporary phone line is now available for individuals who have questions about the status of their hospital appointments. Due to service reductions related to COVID-19 emergency planning,… View Article Read More


Posted: March 18, 2020
  The health and safety of our members is of utmost importance, and we will make every effort to support you through this challenging time. Circumstances are changing daily, and we will continue to closely monitor COVID-19 updates from public health officials. Following the recommendations of the Chief Medical Officer of Health the Placentia Chamber… View Article Read More


Posted: March 17, 2020
What is the COVID-19 also known as Corona-virus? Corona-viruses are a large family of viruses that originate in animals but are known to cause respiratory illness in humans, particularly during the fall and winter months. Other novel corona-viruses have included Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV). 2. What are the… View Article Read More