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Council Discusses New Businesses VS Old Businesses

Monday, December 1, Owen Sound’s new council was sworn into office, beginning their 2014-2018 term The Grey Bruce Business Journal asked the new council, ‘Which issue should this next term’s council give to more focus to: A) Bringing in new business developments, or B) encouraging small businesses presently in operations?‘ We are awaiting responses from […]

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New Council Speaks to Challenges Faced by Local Businesses

Monday, December 1, Owen Sound’s new council was sworn into office, beginning their 2014-2018 term The Grey Bruce Business Journal asked the new council, ‘What do you see has been the largest challenge over the last 10 years, faced by business operators in your region?’ We are awaiting responses from Councillor Peter Lemon.   ‘Over […]

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New Council Considers Local Tax Rates

Monday, December 1, Owen Sound’s new council was sworn into office, beginning their 2014-2018 term The Grey Bruce Business Journal asked the new council, ‘Do you think local business taxes are at a fair rate, or should be lowered or raised? Should there be any changes in the municipal services provided to businesses, (such as […]

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Owen Sound Council’s Economic Growth Strategies

Monday, December 1, Owen Sound’s new council will be sworn into office, beginning their 2014-2018 term The Grey Bruce Business Journal asked the new council, ‘What strategies do you have in mind to stimulate economic growth in the region?’ We are awaiting responses from Councillor Peter Lemon.   ‘I have a plan to help grow […]

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Meet Owen Sound’s New Council

Monday, December 1, Owen Sound’s new council will be sworn into office, beginning their 2014-2018 term. During the election campaign, The Grey Bruce Business Journal asked, ‘First of all, tell us a little about your background and overall platform.’ We are awaiting responses from Councillor Peter Lemon.   ‘Born in North Grey and raised in […]

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Full-Slate of Candidates for Owen Sound and Surrounding Communities

The Grey Bruce Business Journal distributed a questionnaire to candidates for Mayor and Council for Owen Sound and surrounding communities. The answers are varied and display a lot of ideas with a common thread – keep more business local, improve access to internet. To find out what each candidate has to say, check out the […]

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Gen Xer Jackson Stepping Up

I believe it is time for the next generation to step up and have a seat at the Council table to bring forward new ideas, position our communities for a prosperous future in the modern economy and ensure we are moving forward. If elected, I am determined to work with the community, both permanent and seasonal residents, in an open and transparent manner to move forward with solutions rather than simply looking to maintaining the status quo. We must focus on creating jobs for our young people, delivering improved services for our aging population, protecting our environment and managing our community’s financial resources prudently.

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McGee Seeks Another Term on Council

With 25 years experience in business management and four years experience on The Blue Mountain’s Council I believe I have a proven track record in listening to concerns and opinions, evaluating all the available information and making sound decisions on behalf of residents.

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Business Networking International (BNI) Sound Networking meets Each Wednesday 7:00 – 8:30 AM at Frog Ponds Cafe

Meet local business people and find out how networking is one of the most effective methods for marketing your business.
Visitors are always welcome, just call ahead to let us know you are coming 519-371-2622.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Basics of Bookkeeping (Three part workshop)
Tuesday September 19th and 26th and Tuesday October 3rd, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room $95 (HST included)
Facilitator: Jane Gallagher
This three part Bookkeeping Workshop will allow you to use the tools and information to confidently understand your financial statements and your own books. Class size is limited to 8 to allow a hands-on, individual learning opportunity for everyone.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

How to “Really” Start a Business
Wednesday September 20th, 9:00 am – 11:30 am, Bayshore Community Centre
FREE – Pre-registration is required
Facilitator: Cliff Bilyea
Discover the basic steps involved in starting a business, evaluating your idea, determining your market and basic rules and regulations. Attending the is workshop is mandatory for anyone applying to the Starter Company Plus Program.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Introduction to Quick Books (Two part workshop)
Tuesday October 17th and 24th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room, $80 (HST Included)
Instructor: Jane Gallagher
The first session of Quick Books provides participants with an overview and access to a trial version of the program. The second session will be questions and answers to address specific issues. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles is required. Limited to 8, you must bring your own laptop. (This workshop does not cover the online version of Quick Books)

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