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What Is An Independent Dental Hygienist?
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
I would like to introduce myself to you as a new chamber member but also as a new business owner in our community. In April 2014 I launched my independent dental hygiene practice here in Barrie. I ..
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  ..
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 ..
Think About Drink, A Laurentian University Lecture Series
Friday, March 28, 2014
The Laurentian University Alumni Association Presents: Think About Drink, A Laurentian University Lecture Series. At The Creative Space, 12 Dunlop Street East, Barrie Each event will take place fr ..
Georgian College to host astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield May 23
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
An out-of-this-world appearance by internationally renowned Canadian astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield will take place at Georgian College the morning of Friday, May 23, 2014 in the Barrie Campus A ..
Georgian College Business Co-op Programs Summer Recruitment
Monday, January 27, 2014
It may be freezing outside but summer is not far away! It's time to post for the summer 2014 Georgian College Co-op semester from May until the end of August. To access our online posting syst ..
Bill 119 Workshop FREE - New WSIB legislation will affect your business
Friday, January 24, 2014
Find out how at FREE Feb. 6 workshop New WSIB legislation affects independent operators, contractors, home renovators, executive officers and partners engaged in construction. Fines may be levied, ..
Employment Connections
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Employment Connections is a new service offered at the Centre for Career and Employment Services downtown Barrie. This is a program where we help to connect newcomer students looking for part-ti ..
Congratulations to the 2013 Barrie Business Awards Recipients!
Thursday, November 14, 2013
The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Barrie, in partnership with OLG and PowerStream Inc., are pleased to announce the 2013 recipients of the Barrie Business Awards. 2013 Barrie ..
Train in Trades Expo - October 23, 2013 - 2pm-7pm
Thursday, October 17, 2013
An initiative of Mayor Jeff Lehman and MPP Rod Jackson to bring awareness to opportunities in the skilled trades, the Train in Trades Expo is an event for anyone interested in an exciting and rewa ..
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