Nearly 800 business leaders, government officials and academics will make their way to Antigonish this weekend for a national conference. The Canadian Economics Association will be holding a conference and AGM this weekend at St.FX University, which translates into traffic for downtown businesses.
Jamie MacDonald is with the Antigonish Downtown Business Association. He says working side by side with host, St.FX will make this a great weekend for the town of Antigonish.
Conference goers will be in the town from Wednesday night until Sunday. MacDonald says that local businesses are excited for the high number of visitors