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MEDIA RELEASE: Businesses wanted for new Georgian, Barrie Chamber of Commerce project

MEDIA RELEASE: Businesses wanted for new Georgian, Barrie Chamber of Commerce project Georgian College and the Barrie Chamber of Commerce are looking for small- to medium-sized businesses to join their new initiative, COLABORATORY. From left: Paul Markle, Executive Director of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce, Joanne Foxton, Manager, #ChangeTheNow at Georgian, and Nicole Norris, Director, Social…

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Rapid Policy Update: 2024 Federal Budget Ontario Business Perspective

Rapid Policy Update: 2024 Federal Budget Ontario Business Perspective On April 16, 2024, the Government of Canada released its 2024 Budget: Fairness for Every Generation. The following is a summary of highlights from the perspective of Ontario’s business community. Housing Budget 2024 announces a cumulative $8.5 billion in new funding to build 3.87 million new homes by 2031-32. The…

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Canadian Chamber: 2024 Federal Budget – Our Policy Experts’ Insights

Canadian Chamber: 2024 Federal Budget – Our Policy Experts’ Insights Policy experts from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce have reviewed the 2024 Federal Budget. On April 16, 2024, the Government of Canada released its 2024 Federal Budget. Policy experts from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce have reviewed the Budget in detail, and their perspective on…

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Canada’s 2024 Budget Must Prioritize Productivity, Innovation and Growth

Canada’s 2024 Budget Must Prioritize Productivity, Innovation and Growth Download the PDF (BARRIE, ON – April 4, 2024) – As Canada grapples with global economic headwinds and declining competitiveness, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce has released its 2024 Federal Budget Submission, with proposals to support higher productivity, more innovation, and sustainable, inclusive growth.  “Businesses across…

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Ontario Budget a Step in the Right Direction; Bigger Leaps Needed to Drive Growth

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Ontario Budget a Step in the Right Direction; Bigger Leaps Needed to Drive Growth Ontario Chamber Reacts to Budget 2024 (Toronto – March 26, 2024) – The Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s (OCC) President and CEO, Daniel Tisch, issued the following statement in reaction to the provincial government’s 2024 Budget: Building a Better Ontario. “This budget…

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Proud Members, March 2024

Proud Members, March 2024 Welcome to our Proud Members eBlast. Each month we will celebrate you, our members! You are the heart and soul of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce. Share your success stories, join us in welcoming new members and welcoming back those returning for another year. Thank you all for your investment into…

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Barrie Surpasses Housing Goals: Ontario Awards $6.3M in Recognition

Barrie Surpasses Housing Goals: Ontario Awards $6.3M in Recognition   [BARRIE – March 15, 2024] The Barrie Chamber of Commerce was honored to witness a landmark announcement by Premier Doug Ford today, celebrating Barrie’s remarkable achievement in exceeding its 2023 housing targets. With a groundbreaking total of 1,716 new housing units last year, Barrie has…

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Barrie Chamber: Productivity Must Be Front and Centre in Ontario’s 2024 Budget 

Barrie Chamber: Productivity Must Be Front and Centre in Ontario’s 2024 Budget  The Barrie Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber Releases 2024 Provincial Budget Recommendations READ THE BRIEF (Barrie – March 14, 2024) – Ontario’s economic prosperity is threatened by inflation, infrastructure backlogs, regulatory barriers, skills gaps, and fears of a slowing economy. To address these…

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Chamber News, March 12 2024

Chamber News, March 12 2024 Are you on our mailing list? Sign up now! Click Here March 12, 2024 Events, save the date, marketing opportunities, news, grants, and announcements. Congratulations to the winners of the Women In Business Awards for 2024: barriechamber.com/women WINNERS PRESS RELEASE AD SPACE NOW AVAILABLE! Looking to market directly to fellow businesses…

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