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RECORDING: Your Brain on Zoom - Introvert and Extrovert Reactions
Friday, May 29, 2020
00:00 WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS Moderators: Todd Tuckey, Barrie Chamber President Paul Markle, Barrie Chamber of Commerce Speakers: Shona Welsh, OVATION: Experts in Speaker T ..
UPDATE: Message from MPPs Downey and Khanjin
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
We know we speak for our entire communities when we say: we are all grateful for the efforts of those on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19. Our frontline health care workers are doing a ..
RECORDING: Virtual Town Hall
Friday, May 22, 2020
00:00 WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS & UPDATES Moderator: Todd Tuckey Panel: Mayor Jeff Lehman, City of Barrie MPP Andrea Khanjin, Barrie - Innisfil MPP Doug Downey, Barrie - Springwa ..
RECORDING: Smartphone Videos Made Simple Workshop
Thursday, May 21, 2020
WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS: 00:00 Moderators: -Todd Tuckey, Barrie Chamber President -Paul Markle, Barrie Chamber Executive Director Speaker: Ian G. McIntosh, IGM Photography  ..
RECORDING: The 4 Cs of COVID Relief Initiatives and More: Summarizing what's there for YOU!
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Over the past several weeks, every level of government has continually updated its economic response plan, offering support for individuals and businesses to get them through COVID-19. The situati ..
Local PPE and Safety Equipment Supplier List
Saturday, May 16, 2020
The Chamber is your trusted resource for all things related to leading your business through the impacts of Covid-19. As all of our thoughts shift to recovery planning and how to reopen safely wh ..
Detailed List of Stage 1 Openings
Thursday, May 14, 2020
This list is effective May 19, 2020, and may be updated when the corresponding emergency orders ( are amended. Construction All constructi ..
Tourism Barrie Update
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Dear Tourism Industry Partners & Stakeholders, In recent days you might have read or seen negative headlines about Tourism Barrie's financial situation and our request for top-up funding f ..
RECORDING: Create a Professional Appearance on Live Video Conferencing Platforms Workshop with Ian McIntosh
Thursday, May 14, 2020
WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS: Moderator: Todd Tuckey, Barrie Chamber of Commerce Speaker: Ian G. McIntosh, IGM Photography 00:05 PRESENTATION 00:32 Q&A 00:32 – How  ..
UPDATE: Message from the President
Monday, May 04, 2020
Fellow Members: For most of us, this will be the beginning of week 8 of this Covid-19 crisis. Our lives and businesses have been altered. Our governments have pivoted and worked collectively t ..
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