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UPDATE: Letter from SMDHU Re: Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development Inspections
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
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Ontario Chamber & Barrie Chamber of Commerce Call for Accelerated Vaccine Roll-out with Prioritization of Essential Workers to Expedite Safe Reopening of Ontario’s Economy
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
No Easy On & Off Switch for Business: Recent Closures Devastating for Business Community BARRIE, ON - Today, Paul Markle, Executive Director of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce, and Rocco Rossi ..
WORKSHOP: Ignite Your Social Media with TKL Media
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
At TKL Media, they understand that your brand story is best told when it has original photos, engaging videos, well-written posts and community interaction. Social media is the perfect platform to ..
WORKSHOP: Team Check-ins: A proactive approach to workplace wellbeing
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
2020 was most likely the most stressful year that most of us have ever experienced, and for many of us, it has raised an awareness of how critical mental wellbeing is for our teams to thrive and p ..
WORKSHOP: Preparing Your 2020 Taxes - Understanding the Impact of Government Supports
Thursday, January 07, 2021
Every level of government has stepped up with supports for individuals and businesses this year to help see us all through Covid. With funding announcements made, details following, then updates t ..
RECORDING: Collaborating with Kindness
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
How to successfully partner with charities & NFPs so that everybody wins. Barrie's business community is full of generous and kind-hearted people looking to make a difference. ..
RECORDING: Working Towards Remote Learning Success with Your Kids
Thursday, October 08, 2020
2020 has seen many changes to our every day lives, not least of which is the return to school. Parents had to make a difficult decision about what would be best for their family, and then fi ..
RECORDING: Archetypes in Branding with Paul Larche
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
In a COVID world, speaking to your customer with sincerity and authenticity is more important than ever. Archetypes are universally familiar character types that transcend time, place, cultu ..
RECORDING: Virtual Town Hall featuring Downtown Barrie BIA
Friday, October 02, 2020
Schools are now open, allowing more parents to return to work, and hopefully helping our economy to get back on track. We are, of course, all vigilantly watching to see what impact this w ..
RECORDING: Accelerate your business… how to sell more & grow your bottom line!
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
In just 30 minutes Donald will show you how to redefine your business to create and deliver compelling customer value and experiences that will ‘grab’ your target customers, clearly differenti ..
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