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  • Policy and Advocacy

    Our policy and advocacy work helps your business speak with a louder voice.

    We investigate issues, provide the facts and advocate for what’s best for the St. John’s business community.

    The Policy and Advocacy Committee handles the Municipal, Provincial, and Federal issues that concern the membership of the St. John's Board of Trade.


    • Andrew Wadden (Chair)
    • Justin Ladha
    • Joanne Slaney
    • Des Whelan
    • Jeff Daniels
    • Paul Dube
    • Meghan Felt
    • Steve Loder
    • Phillip Whitten


    The St. John’s Board of Trade’s advocacy division is made up of four main committees:

    • Governance, Advocacy and Policy Committee
    • Tax Committee
    • Developers Committee
    • Investment Property Owners Committee

    For questions about our Policy and Advocacy Committees, please contact Brandon Ellis at bellis@bot.nf.ca or 689-0893.

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