For more than 20 years the Barrington & Area Chamber of Commerce has been bringing businesses together in the Municipality of Barrington, Town of Clark's Harbour and surrounding areas. 

Located in south-western Nova Scotia in the heart of Canada's commercial fishing industry, the area is home to a large fishing fleet and numerous marine related industries. 


Our mission is to promote a thriving business climate to ensure the growth and prosperity of our members.


Get the Latest News on Small Business Impact Grant and Worker Emergency Bridge Fund

Small Business Impact Grant

Through this new $20-million program, eligible small businesses, non-profits, charities and social enterprises who have had to close or reduce operations because of the public health order may be eligible for a flexible grant. This one-time grant is equal to 15 per cent of revenue from sales, either from April 2019 or February 2020, up to a maximum of $5,000. You can use it for any purpose.

Apply online



The deadline to apply is 25 April. If you have further questions about the program, email SmallBusinessImpactGrant@novascotia.ca




The Government will provide a one-time payment of $1,000 to bridge the gap between layoffs and closures and the federal government’s Canada Emergency Response Benefit. Read more about eligibility requirements and how to apply: https://novascotia.ca/coronav…/worker-emergency-bridge-fund/

A toll-free phone line for applications for the worker fund will be open starting at 8 a.m.

Call 1-800-863-6582 after checking eligibility online.


Canadian Emergency Business Account


Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency


Atlantic Chamber of Commerce


Canadian Chamber of Commerce


To be a leading business organization in Barrington & area; adding value to our membership by providing support and encouragement, recognizing the business community’s role as the driving force in the local economy.

Letter to Honourable Bernadette Jordan about the

Fishing dispute in St.Mary's Bay

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