This week’s G7 Summit marks the first major in-person gathering of world leaders since the start of the pandemic. Having the leaders meet in-person is a critical signal to businesses and consumers that there is a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel.
Ottawa – May 27, 2021 – Today the Canadian Chamber of Commerce is supporting the launch of the national vaccine confidence initiative, “Faster, Together.” The campaign explains that getting vaccinated can bring us back together, faster.
“The message is simple: the faster we all do our part and get vaccinated, the faster we can all get back together, and get our lives and businesses back to normal,” said Canadian Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, Perrin Beatty. “This single, unifying message is crucial for all Canadians to hear and heed.”
The Faster, Together. initiative is made up of more than 100 organizations, including business associations, labour unions, entertainment groups, influential individuals, and national brands. The initiative is co-chaired by Bruce Anderson (Abacus Data, spark* Advocacy) and Hassan Yusseff (Canadian Labour Congress) and has been built on a volunteer basis with the goal of fast-tracking Canada’s recovery from COVID-19.
Faster, Together. has created a warehouse of free creative assets that partner organizations can access to help support vaccine confidence among their staff, colleagues, friends, and communities. Information becoming a partner is available on the campaign website, FasterTogether.ca.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce continues to support Canada’s recovery from COVID-19 in many ways, including our ongoing Business-Led Recovery campaign, government advocacy, the COVID-19 Recovery leadership Council, and more.
“The business community is eager to help assure Canadians that vaccines are safe and effective. We’ll all get to the finish line faster by working together,” concluded Beatty.
Today we’re joining the national launch of the Faster Together campaign. Getting vaccinated as soon as we’re each able is how we can get back to normal, faster. Learn more: https://t.co/y4EaBLIUHZ #FasterTogether pic.twitter.com/xECbLt22pk— Canadian Chamber of Commerce (@CdnChamberofCom) May 27, 2021
About the Canadian Chamber of Commerce – Because Business Matters
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce helps build the businesses that support our families, our communities and our country. We do this by influencing government policy, by providing essential business services and by connecting businesses to information they can use, to opportunities for growth and to a network of local chambers, businesses, decision-makers and peers from across the country, in every sector of the economy and at all levels of government, as well as internationally. We are unapologetic in our support for business and the vital role it plays in building and sustaining our great nation.
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