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2013 Barrie Business Awards Finalists Announced!!
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Initiated by the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Barrie in 2003, the Barrie Business Awards program recognizes the contribution of local businesses to the continued growth & ..
Success Stories from Under-employed People now in Today’s Workforce
Monday, August 26, 2013
8:30 am-5:00pm, September 26th Our Government’s 2013 Budget-A Prosperous and Fair Ontario focuses on ”Improving labour market participation of all segments of society (which) is vit ..
Small Business Portal: Expression of Interest Request
Monday, August 12, 2013
The City of Barrie, Georgian College and The Chamber of Commerce request expressions of interest from local businesses to Simcoe County, Barrie and Orillia that have designed and developed a cloud ..
Train in Trades Summer Tour
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Regional Skilled Trades Awareness Campaign In response to a growing shortage of skilled employees to support industrial growth in the region, the Train in Trades (TNT) initiative was born. It is a ..
A Message From MaryLynn West-Moynes, President and CEO, Georgian College
Thursday, July 18, 2013
As a community leader and friend of Georgian College, I want to share with you exciting news and to ask for your help. Georgian is beginning an extensive search for a newly created position of Exe ..
Startup Weekend is Coming to Barrie!
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Startup Weekend Barrie ( is a 54-hour event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, for ..
DRAGONS’ DEN - Open Auditions in Barrie - Thursday, March 1st, 2012
Friday, February 17, 2012
DRAGONS’ DEN, the hit CBC television series, is looking for the next big thing. They will be holding open auditions in Barrie on Thursday, March 1st, 2012 from 11AM to 6PM at Georgian Colle ..
Business Involvement – International Business Plan Project Winter Session
Friday, January 13, 2012
International Business Management Program Have you ever considered expanding your business into an international market? Today we are offering you the opportunity to investigate selling yo ..
A seminar for HR Professionals, Employers and Business Owners...
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, also known as the AODA became law on June 13, 2005. The purpose of the AODA is to develop, implement and enforce mandatory accessibilit ..
Ensuring that a new generation remembers
Thursday, September 08, 2011
Georgian College is proud to be part of the Barrie community. In our latest endeavour to commemorate Canada’s Armed Forces, the college invites you to support the new cenotaph to be dedicate ..
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