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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 ..
Powering up Canadian prosperity: Growing the energy-sector value chain
Friday, July 30, 2010
In mid-July, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce released Powering up Canadian prosperity: Growing the energy-sector value chain, the second in a series of reports calling for ways that the energy se ..
What does my home insurance cover?
Friday, July 30, 2010
It is very disappointing after a property insurance claim, to find out "it's not covered". Who reads their policy from cover to cover, and then do you always understand all of the fine print? In  ..
Networking@Noon - Feed in Tariff Program - Photos
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Phil Sellick of Greenstone Energy Inc. was our July speaker, and he gave a very informative presentation about the government's FIT program, how it can benefit businesses, and how participating wi ..
BA5 - Georgian Conference Services & Georgian Dining Room - Photos
Thursday, July 22, 2010
We had a great turnout for our July BA5, and our members were not disappointed - the food was excellent, and the hospitality was superb - what else would you expect from hosts like these? {mo ..
Bill C-311, the Climate Change Accountability Act
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) has voiced its concern in response to the introduction of Bill C-311, The Climate Change Accountability Act. The Canadian Chamber continues to support ac ..
Water Company May Be Misleading Members
Tuesday, July 06, 2010
We have received a call from a member who informed us that a Corporate Water or Clear Water company from Toronto contacted them claiming to be working with the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce.  ..
BBN - Carbon Pricing - Photos
Friday, July 02, 2010
Erich Jacoby-Hawkins of the Barrie Federal Green Party Association was our BBN speaker in July, telling attendees about carbon pricing and how it affects businesses and individuals. {module_p ..
Barrie Business Awards Nomination Kickoff - Photos
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Initiated by the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Barrie in 2003, the Barrie Business Awards program recognizes the contribution of local businesses to the continued growth and s ..
Networking@Noon - The Virtual Workplace, Are You Prepared? - Photos
Thursday, June 24, 2010
John Cameron of SuiteWorks was our June Networking@Noon speaker, and he explained that work is becomming much less a place to arrive at, and more of a thing that can be accomplished anywhere. Tech ..
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