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Downtown Lowdown with Downtown Halifax Business Commission

51 EpisodesProduced by Downtown LowDownWebsite

Downtown LowDown, produced by the Downtown Halifax Business Commission, will keep listeners up-to-date with what is happening in Downtown Halifax. Each episode includes a feature interview with individuals from the Downtown area as well as a look at new businesses, upcoming events and so much more.

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Episode 48: Ken Kelly, Project Manager with International Downtown Association & a Covid-19 Update

On today's episode, Ken Kelly, Project Manager with International Downtown Association, or IDA Canada. Ken is going to tell us about his role with IDA Canada and how he sees downtown and main street areas recovering from the pandemic. 

And Paul MacKinnon, CEO of Downtown Halifax Business Commission, is back. Paul is going tell us about the new developments with provincial economic relief programs, and the new communications campaign that Downtown Halifax Business Commission, in partnership with 11 other business improvement districts across the province, has launched in response to how the Government of Nova Scotia’s economic relief programs need to better target small business.

And on Biz Buzz, we have a few milestones to tell you about, we’ll remind you of how you can continue to support our local businesses during this lockdown, and we’ll chat quickly about What’s Open in Downtown Halifax and Asian Heritage Month.

Producers: Ivy Ho and Allana MacDonald Mills

Downtown Halifax Business Commission (DHBC)

104-1546 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3X7

(902) 423-6658

Hosts: Allana MacDonald Mills and Ivy Ho

Guests: Paul MacKinnon, CEO of Downtown Halifax Business Commission  https://downtownhalifax.ca/

Ken Kelly, Project Manager with International Downtown Association 

Bizz Buzz: Lauren Andrews, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Michael Boyd, owner of Podcast Atlantic

Recorded & Edited by: Michael Boyd of Podcast Atlantic michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com

Music: “Patching Holes (in a Sinking Ship)” by Bigideas

Visit us at: downtownhalifax.ca

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram: @DowntownHalifax

Email us at: ivy@downtownhalifax.ca or allana@downtownhalifax.ca

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