Lecture Series Project – Understanding & Growing a Regional Economy – Summary Report

In the fall of 2014 the Bonavista Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) advertised for a part-time position for an Office Administrator. A series of interviews was conducted and it was determined that Renee Paul would be best suited for the position. She was offered the … Read more

Small Business Week Workshop Coming to Bonavista

Entrepreneurs are invited to learn more about marketing in a workshop in Bonavista next week, marking Small Business Week in the province. The Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC), the Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE) and the Bonavista Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) … Read more

Bonavista Budget Cuts Carry High Cost, Chamber of Commerce Says

A group in Bonavista says it’s done the math, and upcoming cuts to the region’s hospital — and the closure of its advanced education and skills office — will end up costing more in the long run. “To take government services away from a rural area, diminishes … Read more

~NEWS RELEASE ~ Budget Cuts – May 05, 2016

BACC’s Board of Directors strongly rejects the government’s claim that recently announced cuts will result in overall savings. Rather, a careful analysis shows irreparable damage to the Bonavista region’s local economy and greater long term dependence on government subsidy. The shortsightedness of the Liberal government’s … Read more

Bonavista Chamber honours local businesses

For the past year, the company has been buying properties in Bonavista and renovating and repurposing them to breath new life into the town. Corrina Ryder, Shane Hayes and Ruth Weller-Malchow were on hand to accept the award. The Sir William Ford Coaker Heritage Foundation … Read more