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Ministry of Labour Falls blitz
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Falls are hurting Ontario workers. In 2013, a staggering 11,814 lost time injury (LTI) claims resulted from falls – that's 32 LTI claims per day. Falls on the same level occur most frequently, acc ..
Now ALL small claims can be filed online – quickly, easily and securely
Friday, May 06, 2016
Hello, I’m pleased to inform you that all types of small claims in Ontario can now be filed online. Read news release (https://news.ontario.ca/mag/en/2016/05/ontario-expands-small ..
Convenience of Outsourcing your Bookkeeping
Thursday, May 05, 2016
What do sole proprietors who run a business, corporations that file a corporate tax return and not-for-profit organizations all have in common? They all need a GOOD bookkeeper! At BDO, w ..
Small Business Too Big To Ignore
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Today, the Barrie Chamber of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), is launching 'Small Business Too Big Too Ignore', a six month campaign that will highlight t ..
Call for Board Nominations - Deadline: May 24, 2016
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
The Barrie Chamber of Commerce has been representing business since 1926, and enters its 91st year with a revitalized mission to strengthen our community through Empowering Local Business. Govern ..
#FreshAirFridays in Downtown Barrie!
Monday, April 25, 2016
Join Downtown Barrie every Friday afternoon in May for Fresh Air Fridays. Not only will you be able to enjoy the beautiful spring weather, you’ll also have the opportunity to support the Women and ..
CCC: Navigating the Storm – How to deal with a Volatile Global Environment
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we are pleased to welcome an esteemed guest writer. Mark Wiseman, President and CEO of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, explains how CPPIB works and ..
Important changes to publicly funded oral health care
Monday, April 18, 2016
Visiting a dentist regularly is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your overall health. The mouth is the gateway to the body – poor oral health, including cavities, tooth loss ..
Mould in the home
Monday, April 11, 2016
With receding snow and spring weather approaching, mould spores become mobile in the air. Spores may enter a home through an open window or door during spring cleaning and if the right conditions  ..
CCC: 5 Minutes for Business - The Federal Budget and Business: Maybe They’re Just Not That into You?
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, looks at the recent federal budget and the measures it contains (or that were le ..
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