New Brunswick Economic Development Organizations Launch COVID-19 Resource Website for Businesses
To help you prepare for that impact, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Moncton in partnership with several other economic stakeholders in southeastern New Brunswick, has created this webpage to provide the latest and most comprehensive information.
We’re going to get through this together. But for now, we urge you to stay home and stay safe. If you have to go out, practise social distancing as we need to support our front-line workers and vulnerable employees that have to report for essential work during this crisis.RESOURCES
Downtown Moncton Centre-ville Inc. (DMCI) has created the Covid-19 Re-Start Grant Program to assist downtown Moncton businesses in adhering to the new procedures outlined by the province.
With businesses now starting to re-open their doors, unexpected costs will occur to keep in line with the government guidelines. We understand that funds are now stretched even further than ever, but we are here to help.
The Covid-19 Re-Start Grant Program can be used to assist in the costs associated with the purchase of safety equipment required under the new guidelines as set out by the NB Chief Medical Officer, WorkSafe NB and the details laid out by the Premier at the recent announcements of the criteria required to open to the public.
Businesses can apply to receive a maximum of $500 (spend it to get it). This is a one-time only grant to assist businesses in the reopening phase only. Under the program, only commercial property and business owners within the Business Improvement Area (BIA) will be considered. Grants will be given on a first-come first-serve basis until the budget allocation has been depleted. They will be valid for the current year only.GRANT APPLICATION FORM
Of the many new developments in downtown Moncton, you have without a doubt noticed the spectacular building that is FiveFive. Located at 55 Queen Street, it houses a vast array of businesses and services.
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On March 19, 2020, Premier Blaine Higgs declared a State of Emergency in New Brunswick due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All retail and public-facing businesses were immediately mandated to close, except for essential service businesses.
This unprecedented situation will impact the operations of many of our downtown businesses for the foreseeable future. In our effort to keep you connected and informed, with the help of various economic partners, below are links for resources to help you, our downtown businesses, cope with and prepare for the ever-changing situation regarding COVID-19.
*PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR OFFICE IS CLOSED BUT THAT WE ARE WORKING FROM HOME. If you need to get in touch with us, send us an email at email@example.com.
The 43rd Downtown Moncton Centre-ville Inc. (DMCI) Annual General Meeting has been postponed until further notice due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19.
An official invitation will be sent out once more information is received from the Province of New Brunswick regarding the COVID-19 guidelines.
However, our Annual Report can be viewed by clicking the button below.
The Façade Development and Safety Grant Program provides assistance to commercial property and business owners within the Business Improvement Area (BIA) with façade and safety enhancements.
DMCI is now accepting grant requests for 2020.
Eligible enhancements will include but are not limited to the following:
- Exterior architectural and decorative details
- Safety enhancements (cameras, access control systems, doors, locks, alarm systems, lighting, fencing, etc.)
- And more (see guidelines)
All approved projects must be completed by October 16, 2020. No extensions will be permitted.