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Shoeless Joe’s Sport Grill coming soon to Barrie...
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill is Canada’s top premium sports centred restaurant concept in the industry. With 40 locations in Ontario already, and are looking to open a location in Barr ..
Barrie Resident to Carry Pan Am Torch in Pan Am Games Torch Relay
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) would like to congratulate Craig Busch of Barrie, who was selected to be a Pan Am torchbearer in the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay. As a Pr ..
Chamber Announces New General Manager: Gerald Meenye
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce announced earlier today the appointment of their new General Manager, Gerald Meenye. Gerald is a results oriented professional. Having worked with both d ..
Barriers to Competitiveness 7: Canada is uncompetitive in the world’s tourism sector
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Recently, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce unveiled its Top 10 Barriers to Competitivenessfor 2015. Some of the issues are new while others have been on the list since the beginning. Canada is unc ..
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 ..
2015 Directory Ad Sales Now Open!!
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Barrie Chamber member directory offers a unique opportunity to keep your name in front of the key decision-makers and new arrivals to the area, at value-priced rates. Every Barrie Chamber memb ..
Canadian Chamber Unveils Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2015
Friday, February 20, 2015
Ottawa, February 5, 2015— Either we act urgently to improve our competitiveness or we will pay a high price in lost jobs and prosperity. Three years ago, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce lau ..
How do you see Barrie?
Monday, February 09, 2015
Your feedback benefits Barrie’s economy. In May 2013, the City of Barrie created a new strategic portfolio ( ..
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 ..
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 ..
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