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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 ..
VISIBILITY: The Barrie Chamber will help your business be found
Friday, March 11, 2016
In 2015, we invested in new technology to help streamline our processes, and offer improved online marketing capabilities for our membership. This year, thanks to new partnerships with local media ..
Empowering Local Business
Friday, February 05, 2016
The Barrie Chamber of Commerce is returning its focus to member-centred priorities; with an action plan that will benefit all local businesses. Vision Statement: To become the leading Chamber ..
Many Thanks to Todd Armstrong
Friday, November 27, 2015
As the Barrie Chamber moves forward with the excitement of a new CEO and new leadership, we would like to stop for a moment to thank Todd Armstrong for the important role he played during this rec ..
Barrie Chamber Selects New CEO
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Today, the Barrie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the addition of Rod Jackson as CEO. Jackson will be leading the long-term revitalization and rebranding of the Chamber. The Board woul ..
THANK YOU to everybody who contributed to the FMTU welcome packages!
Monday, September 21, 2015
Recently, we put out an invitation to our members to donate to a welcome package for 9 family medicine residents learning and practicing at the Family Medicine Teaching Unit at RVH. As always, our ..
Member Update - September 2015
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Mayor Lehman Swears in Your Board of Directors Earlier this week, Barrie Mayor, Jeff Lehman, was a guest at the Barrie Chamber Board meeting to bring gree ..
Mayor Lehman Swears in Barrie Chamber Board
Friday, September 18, 2015
Earlier this week, Barrie Mayor, Jeff Lehman, was a guest at the Barrie Chamber Board meeting to bring greetings from the City of Barrie, and to swear in the new Board. Mayor Lehman spoke about th ..
Ontario Pension Comparability Changes “A Step in the Right Direction,” According to the Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Today, the Government of Ontario announced that it will expand the comparability rules under the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). However, business owners remain concerned about th ..
Barrie Chamber of Commerce Concludes Contract with GM
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
The Board of Directors of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce reached a decision with GM Gerald Meenye on July 23 to conclude his role as General Manager. The decision was made in the best interest of  ..
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