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Help Keep New Family Doctors in Barrie!
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
As we've mentioned before, the Barrie Chamber supports the Family Medicine Teaching Unit (FMTU) at Royal Victoria Hospital. This is a local initiative to address the family doctor shortage in our  ..
BBN - Is Your Business Accessible Enough? - Photos
Friday, September 10, 2010
Mrs. Sandy Johnston, President of Effective Accessibility Consulting ( was our September BBN speaker, and she explained to attendees the basics of the Accessib ..
Networking@Noon - Strategy in Online Marketing - Photos
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Cher Cunningham of ClicktoStart (http://www.ClicktoStart) gave an excellent presentation about developing your online marketing strategy, explaining that it should build on your offline marketing ..
Focusing in on Eye Care
Monday, August 23, 2010
When you think about eye care benefits, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For most people, it’s glasses, contact lenses, or even laser eye surgery. But with many provinces red ..
BA5 - J C Mitchell Insurance Group Inc. - Photos
Friday, August 20, 2010
Jeff Mitchell and his team put on a great BA5 for our members this month; the weather was perfect and the BBQ was delicious! Past President Bob Brown also made a special announcement about registr ..
Congratulations Barrie Tent & Awning Ltd!
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Earlier this summer, we ran a contest in partnership with Muskoka Steamships, for members to Win a Magical Muskoka Company Cruise Contest. Donated by Muskoka Steamships, the prize is a two hour, s ..
MEI's 10 Year Infrastructure Plan
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
The Province of Ontario's Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure is putting together a “10-year Public Infrastructure Plan” to “build on past stimulus investments and continue t ..
Barrie Chamber Goes Viral!
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
At least we hope to! As an organization, the Barrie Chamber is now venturing into using social media to raise awareness of the Chamber, our events, business news, etc. We are very excited about th ..
BBN - Branding - Photos
Friday, August 06, 2010
Linda Hilton and Sarah Abbot of Galigraph Design were our BBN speakers for August, and they gave a very fascinating presentation about branding, logo design, and marketing strategies. Their presen ..
Canada-China: Building a strong economic partnership
Friday, July 30, 2010
In a special report released in early July, the voice of Canadian business is calling for stronger economic ties with China. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s report, Canada-China: B ..
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