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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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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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Clumpus Wants to Replace a Retired Richardson in Meaford

The leadership skills I practiced in my professional life as the senior executive for a cancer research foundation were strengthened during the past 15 years of my volunteer commitment to municipal and community development projects. That and my current role on council prepared me well for the position of mayor.

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Earth Harvest Cafe Owner Running for Mayor

People in this community have asked me to run virtually every day since the last election. I understand that people’s pockets are not bottomless. I will ensure all residents can afford to live here and I would like them to be able to work here too. We need to create an environment in which the public is served by an open, accessible and accountable Council and Administration. I want to be a mayor that listens, understands and works together with citizens to achieve successes in our community.

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Hocking Hoping for Mayor Position in Hanover

Councillor in the Town of Hanover for nine years, David Hocking has also been the chair for three fundraising projects in Hanover: the Regional Aquatic Facility, the Medical Clinic and the P&H Centre. He was the chair of the first Habitat for Humanity building project in Hanover and the chair of the Hanover and Hospital […]

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Radio Personality ‘Andy Mack’ Looks to Mayor’s Seat

Andrew McBride is a local radio broadcaster and personality, best known as ‘Andy Mack’. He is seeking election as Mayor of Hanover. A Scottish native who moved his dairy farming business to Canada 25 years ago, McBride owned and operated large, progressive dairy farming operations in Scotland, Canada and in the United States. McBride was […]

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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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