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A Message from Barrie Police Service
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Hello Barrie Business Owners, As we all navigate through the challenges associated with COVID-19 and widespread closures, the last thing you want to worry about is a break in or theft at your  ..
Government of Canada launches Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Calculator for Employers
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
To help employers keep and re-hire workers amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government is implementing the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). This important economic me ..
Fast Facts Bulletin 12 from HR Performance & Results: Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Just Announced Today! Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) As a Canadian employer whose business has been affected by COVID-19, you may be eligible for a subsidy of 75% of employee wages for up to ..
Fast Facts Bulletin 11 from HR Performance & Results: FAQ
Friday, April 17, 2020
It has been over a month now since we’ve been bringing you our Fast Facts COVID-19 updates. Since then, we have seen many changes in response to COVID-19. So, we thought we’d take this opportunity ..
RECORDING: Virtual Town Hall
Friday, April 17, 2020
00:00 WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS & UPDATES Moderator: Todd Tuckey Panel: Mayor Jeff Lehman, City of Barrie MPP Andrea Khanjin, Barrie - Innisfil MPP Doug Downey, Barrie - Spri ..
Virtual Learning Series
Friday, April 17, 2020
To support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Small Business Centre and Barrie's Digital Main Street Digital Service Squad presented a three-part webinar learning series designed to empo ..
Help employees maintain positive mental health during the COVID-10 outbreak
Friday, April 17, 2020
Many of your employees may experience a feeling of stress, anxiety and concern related to the coronavirus outbreak. As more and more people physically isolate or enter quarantine, supporting emplo ..
Prime Minister announces additional support for small businesses
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and are vital for our families and communities across the country. They are facing economic hardship and uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic. ..
RECORDING: Keeping Your Transactions Moving – How to Get Deals Done During the Pandemic
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Some of the main points covered include: The shift to signing legal documents remotely Banking documents Real Estate transactions New construction builds & Tarion (https://www.tarion. ..
REORDING: Understanding and Accessing the BCAP and Capital Loans During COVID-19
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Watch Now:Understanding and Accessing the BCAP and Capital Loans During COVID-19 ( The Ontario Chamber of Commerce hosted a webinar discussion on understanding and accessin ..
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