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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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Advisory on Snow Loading and Roof Failures
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Message from the Chief Prevention Officer: Every year, workers are killed or injured removing snow from rooftops. Ontario workers face dangers and hazards including structural failure and t ..
OCC Regulatory Update
Monday, January 12, 2015
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce's (OCC) quarterly Regulatory Update summarizes what employers need to know about the latest changes to the regulatory environment for businesses. Easing the re ..
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