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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 ..
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 ..
"KPMG Report Confirms What We've Known All Along, Barrie Is One of the Top places in the world to do Business"
Friday, April 01, 2016
NEWS BARRIE: The recently released Competitive Alternatives 2016 report prepared by KPMG provides some excellent news for Barrie businesses. Barrie has been ranked 5th among the 17 Canadian citie ..
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 ..
As symbols, the Checkered Eye and the white cane both indicate visual impairment.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Most people who use a white cane have severe blindness, and use the cane as a tool for independent travel. Some people use a white cane as a symbol, strictly to indicate to others that they ha ..
4 Ways the Barrie Public Library Can Help You Grow Your Business
Friday, February 26, 2016
So - you want to be your own boss! Owning your own business comes with the perks of doing things your way and being in control of decisions. It can also come with risks and challenges. Fortunately ..
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 ..
Volunteer Opportunity! Passport Clinic - January 30, 2016
Friday, January 15, 2016
On Saturday January 30th, 2016, from 2:30pm-4:30pm our local MPs will be co-hosting a Passport Application Assistance Clinic. This is a great volunteer opportunity that will help area residents to ..
Doing Business in Quebec Conference - March 14-15, 2016
Friday, January 15, 2016
CEDEC (http://cedec.ca/) is proud to announce that they will be hosting a Doing Business in Quebec Conference on March 14 and 15, 2016 in Montreal, Quebec. Conference The goal of the confere ..
5 ways to add winter hazards into your slip, trip and fall prevention program
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Slips, trips and falls consistently rank among the top four causes of workplace injuries. As temperatures drop and rain turns to snow and ice, WSPS consultant Kevin Smith offers tips on how to inc ..
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