Don t burst the bubble: Maritimers hope Atlantic bubble holds for holidays

Don t burst the bubble: Maritimers hope Atlantic bubble holds for holidays
HALIFAX -- Its been over four months since the Atlantic provinces bought into the Atlantic bubble and so far, Maritimers have reaped the rewards.

But with COVID-19 cases and local concern on the rise -- and Christmas around the corner -- there are questions about the future of the Atlantic bubble.

When it comes to the bubble, one Halifax store owner has a holiday wish.

I really hope the bubble holds, says Sarah Milberry, co-owner of Sarah and Tom gift shop. Were the best place to be right now in Canada, so I hope that it stays that way.

Milberry says her husband travels outside of the Atlantic bubble to manage their other store locations, which leads to a cycle of self-isolation. Thats one of the reasons theyre not going anywhere this Christmas.

We want to have our own celebration, says Milberry. With Tom travelling, we dont want him to have to be in isolation and have separate Christmases.
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