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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 ..
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  ..
Help restore your watershed with the Ontario Community Environment Fund
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Ontario uses penalties collected from environmental violations to fund community projects that restore and protect the environment. Not-for-profit organizations, First Nations and Métis commun ..
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 ..
OCC: Clean Profits: Pricing Carbon and Embracing the Economic Potential of Cap and Trade
Thursday, October 08, 2015
The Government of Ontario’s decision to develop and implement a province-wide cap and trade system comes at an important time in the global climate change landscape. Recently, the Ontario Chambe ..
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 ..
Chamber Announces New General Manager: Gerald Meenye
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce announced earlier today the appointment of their new General Manager, Gerald Meenye. Gerald is a results oriented professional. Having worked with both d ..
Congratulations to the 2014 Barrie Business Award Recipients!!
Friday, November 28, 2014
The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Barrie, in partnership with Bell, OLG, and PowerStream Inc., are pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the Barrie Business Awards. These ..
Going Green with PowerStream
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
PowerStream is proud to be a co-presenter of the 2014 Barrie Business Awards and to be sponsoring the Green Award. We commend all three finalists – The Creative Space, GEEP, and Shred North ..
Barrie Ducks Unlimited - 30th Annual Banquet and Auction - Friday, April 11th, 2014 - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
This year, 2014, is Ducks Unlimited Canada’s 76th Anniversary. Join us April 11, 2014 at the Holiday Inn, Fairview Drive, Barrie as we join Ducks Unlimited Canada in celebrating this 76th An ..
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