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"I'm definitely hoping that the Atlantic bubble is going to help tourism here in downtown Halifax and across the Atlantic region. At this point, we don't know exactly how much that's going to impact us, so it's kind of a wait-and-see."
- Sarah Craig, owner, I Heart Bikes
Some shops on the Halifax waterfront are seeing a fraction of their usual business, but the recently announced Atlantic bubble will bring tourists and it might help to stop some of the bleeding.
We spoke with three different businesses to get their take on what the bubble might mean for them.
"The news of the Atlantic bubble...is really important for us. We do rely a lot on the tourism industry for our business,"
- Susannah Franklin, store lead at Amos Pewter.
"Truthfully don't know what to expect. I don't think that it's going to replace the numbers that we usually have down here, but definitely anything will certainly help." - Eric Johnston, owner, Lost Cod Clothing Co.