Small businesses are a vital economic engine for St. John’s. They’re also an important part of building real neighbourhoods, providing social spaces, groceries and supplies, and exercise options.
I will fight to reduce the number of obstacles small businesses face in setting up and operating.
Many small businesses’ water meters are inaccessible, leading to fictitious water tax assessments. The City should be exploring new water metering technology for small businesses, following Portugal Cove’s lead.