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Help Us to Welcome 9 New Residents Practicing Family Medicine in Barrie!!
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Each year, Barrie Chamber members give generously towards a welcome package for the new residents practicing family medicine in our community. We are again supporting this important program that  ..
OCC In Focus: Federal Priorities for the Ontario Economy
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
( Ontario Chamber of Commerce has released its federal election platform, In Focus: Federal Priorities for the Ontario Economy (http:/ ..
OCC: Partial sale of Hydro One draws response from Ontario Chamber Network
Friday, August 21, 2015
Chamber Network calls for assurance that partial sale of Hydro One will not impact electricity prices In a letter submitted to Premier Kathleen Wynne ( ..
Ontario Pension Comparability Changes “A Step in the Right Direction,” According to the Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Today, the Government of Ontario announced that it will expand the comparability rules under the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). However, business owners remain concerned about th ..
Partnering for a Brighter Future - The Barrie Chamber's Strategic Plan
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
A proud past… a promising future The Barrie Chamber has been serving the local business community for more than 75 years. The organization recently embarked on an ambitious path to re-posi ..
MPP Ann Hoggarth Hosts Transportation Town Hall with the Hon. Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation - July 21, 2015
Friday, July 17, 2015
Join Ann Hoggarth MPP Barrie, and the Honourable Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation for a Town Hall. Residents within Barrie will have the opportunity to address the Minister and ask ques ..
Get to know your Board nominees...
Monday, June 01, 2015
By now you should have received your voter package in the mail, and hopefully you've already started thinking about who you want to represent your business interests with the Barrie Chamber. We kn ..
Statements from Chief Prevention Officer and Ontario Prevention Council on Day of Mourning
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Statement by Chief Prevention Officer on Day of Mourning April 28th is recognized as the Day of Mourning across Ontario — a day to remember those who have suffered or died because of a workp ..
Call for Board Nominations. We Need Your Help!! Deadline: May 17, 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
CALL FOR BOARD NOMINATIONS In June of this year, there will be 8 vacant positions on the Chamber's Board of Directors. Seven of these positions are for 2-ye ..
Shoeless Joe’s Sport Grill coming soon to Barrie... Information night on April 30, 7pm at The Creative Space
Monday, April 27, 2015
Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill is Canada’s top premium sports centred restaurant concept in the industry. With 40 locations in Ontario already, and are looking to open a location in Barr ..
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