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As the voice of business, the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce represents businesses of all sizes from all sectors. Guided by our policy resolutions, the Chamber is a strong advocate for — and works to unite and serve — the best interests of the business community and all citizens.

Would you like to propose a solution to a challenge your business has encountered at the municipal, provincial and/or federal level of government that the Barrie Chamber can champion with you?

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Advocacy Committee

Committee Mandate

Policy Review: To follow legislative proposals at all levels of government and to offer input thereon in order to ensure that lawmakers recognize the needs and views of our constituency. To convey relevant legislative amendments to our constituency. To monitor issues of local interest and to report to the Board monthly.

Business Support: Establish the Chamber and the City of Barrie as a destination for existing and emerging businesses by offering access to resources, guidance and support.


Reform of COVID-19 Operating Restrictions Framework: A Responsible Business Protocol
Friday, March 19, 2021
Over the past few months, the Barrie Chamber of Commerce has been working with several other chambers across Ontario to put together a recommendation for the evolution of provincial operating res ..
Women in Business 2021
Friday, February 26, 2021
In recent years, the Barrie Chamber revitalized the Women in Business Awards event, bringing attention to the efforts of hardworking business women in our community. Winners and finalists are loca ..

Provincial & National Chambers

Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC)

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce represents over 56,000 Members through a network of 156 community Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade in addition to a growing corporate base. They serve both Community Chambers and Corporate Members in matters of provincial concern and provide a forum for discussion and the dissemination of views of our Members on matters of concern to the business community.

For more information, please visit the Ontario Chamber of Commerce website at


Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC)

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is the national leader in public policy advocacy on business issues. Their goal is to foster a strong, competitive economic environment that benefits Canada and all Canadians. Their customers reflect a strong, diverse network and include: chambers of commerce, boards of trade, corporate members, business associations - businesses of all sizes in all regions as well as non-members who purchase our products and services. They are the national and international voice for Canadian business.

For more information, please visit the Canadian Chamber of Commerce website at

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