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Hiring? Learn more about services available to local employers - May 14
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Business owners know that recruiting new employees can be costly and time-consuming. Georgian College Career and Employment Services can help. Attend a free one-hour info session to learn  ..
Call for Board Nominations - Deadline May 27, 2014 at 5:00pm
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
- IMPORTANT - CALL FOR BOARD NOMINATIONS In June of this year, there will be 8 vacant positions on the Chamber's Board of Directors. Six of these position ..
Invitation to Attend the Employer Connections Breakfast Event - May 28
Thursday, May 01, 2014
The County of Simcoe and the Simcoe Muskoka Workforce Development Board are pleased to invite local businesses to attend… HIRE GLOBAL TALENT Breakfast Event – May 28th 2014 &ndas ..
Ministry of Labour - Consultation Calendar
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The Ministry of Labour has launched a Consultation Calendar ( on its website to alert stakeholders to opportunities to engage with the mi ..
Startup Weekend is Coming to Barrie!
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Startup Weekend Barrie ( is a 54-hour event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, for ..
2014 Summer Company Program Information Session for Students and Parents!
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Do you know a student who wants to learn the ins and outs of being an entrepreneur? Do you know a student that has ever wanted to start their own summer business but just didn’t know where t ..
Invitation to Ontario Trillium Foundation Proposal Writing Workshops
Friday, April 11, 2014
The Ontario Trillium Foundation invites you to … A Proposal Writing Workshop Applying for grants to foundations is hard work and the fierce competition for funding makes it even harder. W ..
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 ..
Why we disengage and how to go to work on purpose
Monday, April 07, 2014
Speaker Luncheon: Joe Roberts, Skid Row CEO DATE: Tuesday April 29th, 2014 TIME: noon - 2:00pm (registration available at 11:30am) VENUE: Innisbrook Golf Course Ltd., 211 Lockhart Road, Barri ..
Upcoming Complimentary Webinar – Sign up today!
Friday, April 04, 2014
Corporate Responsibility: Disaster Preparedness DATE: April 24, 2014 TIME: 1:00 -2:00 pm (Eastern) Are you prepared for Spring? Are you sure? In this webinar, participants will learn  ..
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