ChamberChats
Episode #6: Heather Rankin, Obladee on thriving in the new era of the restaurant industry

Episode #6: Heather Rankin, Obladee on thriving in the new era of the restaurant industry

June 17, 2020

Heather Rankin, Co-Owner and Sommelier at Obladee, a Wine Bar in Halifax tells our host about adapting their services through the pandemic and provides an inspiring look at how businesses can thrive in this new era.

Episode #5: Life sciences in Nova Scotia sector supports COVID-19 recovery efforts

Episode #5: Life sciences in Nova Scotia sector supports COVID-19 recovery efforts

June 9, 2020

Scott Moffitt, Executive Director of BioNova, the organization leading the life sciences industry in Nova Scotia, tells our host about getting approval from Health Canada on a ventilator, how to create a vaccine, and what's next for life sciences.

Consul General Rana Sarkar on trade during COVID

Consul General Rana Sarkar on trade during COVID

June 2, 2020

Special guest Consul General of Canada in San Francisco, Rana Sarkar grew up in Halifax. He chats with our host about Canada's continued supply of goods during worldwide stoppages and how Halifax could be the next Silicon Valley.

Evolve Fitness on online workouts and supporting the local economy

Evolve Fitness on online workouts and supporting the local economy

June 2, 2020

As COVID-19 made its way to Nova Scotia, Matt Benvie and his team at Evolve Fitness pivoted quickly to offer virtual workouts to their 750+ clients. They turned the workouts into a fundraiser, asked for $5 donations and raised over $65,000. All the proceeds go directly into the local economy by purchasing gift cards from local businesses.

Canadian Chamber CEO Perrin Beatty on Canada’s Resilience

Canadian Chamber CEO Perrin Beatty on Canada’s Resilience

May 9, 2020

ChamberChats is back for episode 2 with Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of commerce. Perrin and Pat discuss how Canadian businesses are surviving COVID-19, and how Canada can reopen their doors and welcome new investment and a stronger than ever economy.

Mayor Mike Savage on COVID-19 in Halifax

Mayor Mike Savage on COVID-19 in Halifax

April 27, 2020

Halifax’s favourite Mayor hops on ChamberChats to talk about the city’s response to COVID-19. Halifax Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Patrick Sullivan and the Mayor discuss stay-at-home haircuts, essential workers, and how to reopen the city when the time comes. Recorded in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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