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Barrie Chamber of Commerce Announces New Executive Director
Monday, October 16, 2017
BARRIE, ON - The Board of Directors of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that they have named Richard Lancaster-Brooks as the Chamber’s new Executive Director. “We are de ..
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  ..
Project Lifesaver fundraising campaign launches in Barrie
Thursday, June 01, 2017
In an effort to better protect seniors in our community, the Barrie Chamber of Commerce and Simcoe.com have launched a fundraising campaign to bring Project Lifesaver to Barrie. Together with  ..
Statistics Canada - Business and Community Newsletter - January 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017
In the January edition of the newsletter (http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/11-632-x/11-632-x2017001-eng.htm), Statistics Canada is putting the spotlight on immigration. Inside this edi ..
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 ..
CCC: Navigating the Storm – How to deal with a Volatile Global Environment
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we are pleased to welcome an esteemed guest writer. Mark Wiseman, President and CEO of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, explains how CPPIB works and ..
CCC: 5 Minutes for Business - The Federal Budget and Business: Maybe They’re Just Not That into You?
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, looks at the recent federal budget and the measures it contains (or that were le ..
"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 ..
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