COVID-19: the business, labour & investment impacts in Atlantic Canada

Start: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 10:00

End: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 11:00

This third free webinar in APEC’s series on the economic impacts of COVID-19 on Atlantic Canada will assess the effects on businesses, labour and investment. APEC’s research staff will highlight key findings from Statistics Canada’s surveys and APEC’s Major Projects Inventory. Leaders in the region’s construction industry will describe the effects on the ground for labour, business and investment activity. APEC President & CEO, David Chaundy, will lead a discussion with panelists on what the recovery may look like. The webinar will include time for Q&A. 


  • Fred Bergman, Senior Policy Analyst, APEC
    The effects of COVID-19 on Atlantic Canada’s businesses and labour markets
  • Patrick Brannon, Director of Major Projects, APEC
    The effects of COVID-19 on investment spending in Atlantic Canada in 2020 and beyond
  • Brad Smith, President, Build Right NS
    How construction firms and workers are adjusting to COVID-19 in the Maritimes
  • Darin King, Executive Director, Building Trades of NL
    How Newfoundland’s construction and offshore oil industries are coping with COVID-19

Panel moderator

  • David Chaundy, President and CEO, APEC

This webinar is free for APEC members and non-members. However, advance registration is required.

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