Tag: The Blue Mountains

Tourism Development in Grey Bruce Gets Adventurous

Gone are the days when references to Grey Bruce’s economy conjure images of ship-filled harbours bustling with trade, or factories filled with workers manufacturing items to be shipped across the continent or beyond. There was a time that our community’s economy was much more diverse than we presently find it. The region had lucrative lumber […]

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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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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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Martin Seeking Fourth Term

I have served on Council for 11 years having retired to Blue Mountains in 1994 from legal practice in real estate and municipal law, having acted for Municipalities, Ratepayer and Developers, and as an Corporate Senior Executive involved in retail, commercial and residential development.

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McKean Looking to Replace a Retired Ellen Anderson

Mayor of Blue Mountain Ellen Anderson will not be running for re-election, opening up the position to a fresh face. Michael Seguin, who has been a councillor in the Town of the Blue Mountains for three terms is up against Deputy Mayor Duncan McKinlay.

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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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Phone: 519 371 7464
Fax: 519 371 4043
Site: gbbj.biz
Email: editor@gbbj.biz
Address: 954 1st Ave W.
Owen Sound, ON CAN N4K 4K5

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