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Santa Claus Came to Barrie on Saturday November 20th at 5:00pm
Monday, November 22, 2010
The 2010 Santa Claus Parade was a great success enjoyed by young and old alike. The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the many sponsors of this year’s parade, in particu ..
Volunteers Needed for the Santa Claus Parade
Tuesday, November 09, 2010
The Barrie Santa Claus Parade is taking place at 5:00pm on Saturday November 20th, 2010. We have revised the route this year to avoid construction downtown, and to go past the Rotary Club of Barri ..
Discount Pricing Available for the Small Business Week Summit
Friday, October 15, 2010
ASSOCIATE DISCOUNT PRICING: If you are an organization that has employees, members, or clients that would be interested in attending ALL 3 days of scheduled Small Business Week events, they are eligib ..
BA5 - Fall Tradeshow - Presented by Rogers
Monday, October 04, 2010
In September 2010, the Barrie Chamber held a Fall Tradeshow in the Southshore Community Centre. Rogers was our presenting sponsor, and we are very grateful for their support. This video is a quic ..
Mayoral Candidates Debate - Wednesday October 13th, 2010
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
On Wednesday October 13th, 2010, the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Rogers Television and other local media, will be hosting a Candidates Debate for the upcoming Mayoral e ..
Help Keep New Family Doctors in Barrie!
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
As we've mentioned before, the Barrie Chamber supports the Family Medicine Teaching Unit (FMTU) at Royal Victoria Hospital. This is a local initiative to address the family doctor shortage in our  ..
Focusing in on Eye Care
Monday, August 23, 2010
When you think about eye care benefits, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For most people, it’s glasses, contact lenses, or even laser eye surgery. But with many provinces red ..
MEI's 10 Year Infrastructure Plan
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
The Province of Ontario's Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure is putting together a “10-year Public Infrastructure Plan” to “build on past stimulus investments and continue t ..
Canada-China: Building a strong economic partnership
Friday, July 30, 2010
In a special report released in early July, the voice of Canadian business is calling for stronger economic ties with China. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s report, Canada-China: B ..
Powering up Canadian prosperity: Growing the energy-sector value chain
Friday, July 30, 2010
In mid-July, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce released Powering up Canadian prosperity: Growing the energy-sector value chain, the second in a series of reports calling for ways that the energy se ..
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