Yorkton Chamber responds to Provincial Budget

The Board of Directors of the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce considers the 2021-22 provincial budget released yesterday to be a good one for the business community.

Marty Sveinbjornson, President of the Chamber, said the theme of the Budget – “Protect, Build, Grow” - is overall favourable to businesses.  “Investing in infrastructure helps to keep the economy rolling and indicates a positive outlook for the future,” he said.

article continues below

The Chamber continues to be concerned about the possibility of a major, wide-spread lockdown of businesses.  “While the Yorkton business community is very resilient, as has been demonstrated these past 13 months, another sweeping lockdown will spell the end for many of our small businesses,” said Sveinbjornson.  “The Yorkton Chamber urges the provincial government to consider the ramifications should more businesses be forced to permanently close due to the restrictions imposed upon them.”

The Yorkton Chamber is hopeful that current restrictions will soon be lifted so that businesses and residents can resume their normal activities.

The Chamber commends the government for the speed with which its most vulnerable citizens have been vaccinated.

The Yorkton Chamber of Commerce is “the voice of business in Yorkton” and represents over 450 members.

© Copyright Yorkton This Week

Comments

NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Yorkton This Week welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus