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Time for 10th St. Bridge Replacement?

Mayor Ian Boddy along with Councillors McManaman, O’Leary, Thomas, Koepke and Dodd met with Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transportation, MPP Daiene Vernile to discuss funding for the reconstruction of the 10th St Bridge. The City’s delegation was joined by Grey County Warden Alan Barfoot and MPP Bill Walker who added their support to […]

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Owen Sound Launches “Are You Most?” Recruitment Campaign

The City of Owen Sound has launched a unique marketing campaign targeted to young entrepreneurs from the GTA and Southwestern Ontario. It urges these people to think outside the box and make Owen Sound home for their next business venture. The campaign, titled “Are You Most,” is cheeky and innovative, breaking the conventional rules of […]

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City of Owen Sound Wins Marketing Award

Owen Sound has won a tourism award for the marketing of its Owen Sound Salmon Tour and Tasting event last fall.

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City Seeks Input on Strategic Plan

The City of Owen Sound seeks inout from residents on the strategic plan to carry us through the next five years.

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Medical Marijuana Manufacturer Selects Owen Sound

City of Owen Sound selected as site of new medical marijuana production facility when Canadian Bioceutical Corporation (BCC) receives license from Health Canada.

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Eclectic Store Adds to the Charm of Downtown Owen Sound

In the 2011 census, the population of Owen Sound saw a 0.5 per cent decrease from 2006. The next census will be taken in 2016 and one local business owner thinks there might be a change in those trends. ‘The kids who have gone away are now starting to move back to start their families,’ […]

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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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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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Address: 954 1st Ave W.
Owen Sound, ON CAN N4K 4K5

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