Editorial – United we stand, divided we fall


Staff member
Richard Froese

Businesses struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now it seems that chambers of commerce in small towns are facing a similar situation.

Many businesses closed for a while and some went out of business.

Now it’s starting to hit local business organizations.

Smoky River Regional Chamber of Commerce based in Falher is apparently closing shop because of a lack of committed businesses at meetings.

And it could also happen to the McLennan and District Chamber of Commerce.

A survey from both chambers was conducted with very low response and support.

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