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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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Post Election Reponses from Elected Officials – Reaction to Election

Monday, October 27, citizens across Ontario elected their municipal officials for 2014-2018. The Grey Bruce Business Journal asked the people elected in Owen Sound, ‘Are you happy with the results of the election?’ We are awaiting responses from Councillor Peter Lemon.     ‘Yes, I am looking forward to working with a renewed council who […]

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Post Election Reponses from Elected Officials – Immediate Council Goals

Monday, October 27, citizens across Ontario elected their municipal officials for 2014-2018.

The Grey Bruce Business Journal asked the people elected in Owen Sound,
‘What issues do you think the council will be addressing before Spring, 2015?’

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Post Election Reponses from Elected Officials – Differences in Councils

Monday, October 27, citizens across Ontario elected their municipal officials for 2014-2018.

The Grey Bruce Business Journal asked the people elected in Owen Sound,
‘What do you see is the major difference between this new council and the last?’

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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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