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[APEC Report] COVID-19: Key Economic Issues for Atlantic Canada - Hardest Hit Industries

Date: October 8, 2020

Atlantic Canada’s tourism, oil and mining, construction, manufacturing, retail, and restaurant industries have lost over $12 billion in combined revenue in 2020 due to COVID-19.  

Businesses in these industries need to develop a robust plan to make it through the next 2-4 years, taking account of changes in consumer demand and in their supply chain.

Many firms will need assistance and advice to transition to a more digital future. Training and retraining workers to support innovation and full labour force participation should be a priority.

Download the full report (available in English and French) here.

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