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Emerging Stronger is the OCC’s economic agenda for Ontario.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
( 2012, Emerging Stronger has been at the core of our organization’s advocacy and research efforts. It is our five-y ..
Dragons' Den Coming to Barrie - February 28th, 2015
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
It’s time for aspiring entrepreneurs from across the country to put their pitches to the test, as they fight to be a part of DRAGONS’ DEN (’s landmark 1 ..
Entrepreneurship Learning Channel (ELC) kicking off Tuesday February 17th, 2015
Friday, February 13, 2015
What you need to know: It’s a FREE educational learning series OPEN TO EVERYONE Sessions feature local entrepreneurs and experts Topics that will be covered revolve around the various asp ..
Summer Experience Program - Application Deadline - February 26, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015
The Summer Experience Program provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, municipalities, and Aboriginal organizations and First Nations, to create career-related summer employment opportuni ..
Chamber Announces New General Manager: John McIsaac
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Effective immediately, the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of its new General Manager, Mr. John McIsaac. John brings a wealth of capable business lead ..
Member Update: February 2015
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Your monthly update on Chamber activities, input opportunities, and educational seminars. Are you missing our regular emails? Please click here to opt in and receive more frequent notices (http:// ..
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 ..
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 ..
2014 Barrie Business Awards Finalists Announced!!
Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Barrie are pleased to announce the finalists (listed alphabetically) for the 2014 Barrie Business Awards co-presented by Bell Canada, PowerSt ..
Quest for Zest Event - Saturday October 4th
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Are you a 'boomer' planning for retirement, or who has recently retired? This event will offer everything you need to know about Health Screening, Medication Management, Advance Care Planning, Loc ..
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