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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


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

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


Posted: May 25, 2020
SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES EXPERIENCING THE DIFFICULITIES OF COVID-19 The Government of Canada and Community Business Development Corporations (CBDCs) understand the difficulties the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the small business community throughout the Atlantic region. As a result, the Government of Canada has made funds available to the CBDC s to provide support and assistance to… View Article Read More

Port of Argentia Chief Executive Officer Recruitment

Posted: May 25, 2020
The Port of Argentia is seeking a dynamic Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a vision of effective leadership and optimization for the Port and its industrial properties, enhancing the region’s economic vitality and quality of life. More information is available in the following advertisement. If you are interested in this dynamic opportunity to build upon… View Article Read More

Age Friendly Placentia Exhibition Update

Posted: May 23, 2020
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Placentia Bay Industrial Showcase (PBIS 2020) Update

Posted: May 23, 2020
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Posted: March 26, 2020
To Our Valued Chamber Member, Your Placentia Chamber of Commerce recognizes the gravity of the current economic situation, caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, facing our members.  We here at the Chamber are not immune and we are also facing a similar challenge. In an effort to assist you in these unprecedented times, we are asking that… View Article Read More