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Statistics Canada - Business and Community Newsletter - June 2017
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The June edition of the newsletter (http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/11-632-x/11-632-x2017005-eng.htm), puts the spotlight on the 2016 Census of Agriculture with the latest Statistics Canada re ..
Barrie Chamber Urges Businesses to Speak Up about Bill 148
Friday, July 07, 2017
Presentation Registration Deadline: July 10th * Written Submission Deadline: July 21st BARRIE, ON - Proposed legislation Bill 148, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (https://news.ontari ..
Job Posting: Executive Director, Barrie Chamber of Commerce
Friday, June 23, 2017
JOB DESCRIPTION Reporting to: The Board of Directors (Board) through the President/Chair of the Board. Purpose The ED is the key operational staff person who leads the organization’s  ..
Call for Barrie Business Awards Nominations - Deadline: July 10, 2017 11:59pm
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Initiated in 2003 by the Barrie Chamber, the Barrie Business Awards program recognizes and celebrates the contribution of local businesses to the continued growth and success of our community. We  ..
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 ..
Mould in the home
Monday, April 11, 2016
With receding snow and spring weather approaching, mould spores become mobile in the air. Spores may enter a home through an open window or door during spring cleaning and if the right conditions  ..
Barrie Chamber tells Federal Government to Prioritize Ontario's Economy
Monday, March 21, 2016
Today, the Barrie Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released its 2016 Federal Pre-Budget Submission, highlighting key priorities the federal government  ..
CCC: The Canadian Dollar: Revenant or Titanic?
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
In another movie-themed edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, looks at the state of the dollar – will it rise from the dead li ..
Government Responds to Ontario Chamber of Commerce Advocacy and Delays ORPP Implementation
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) is encouraged by the Government of Ontario’s decision to delay the implementation of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). The OCC is now restating its  ..
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 ..
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