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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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Lisenchuk Launches Campaign for City Council

8 years Hanover Economic Development Council, 40 years executive experience with small and multi-national industry, participation in projects with Provincial and Federal Government….

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Active Community Member Wants to Contribute More

Our Town needs good jobs with decent wages and benefits, and support local businesses. I believe in public input, consensus building and approachable and transparent municipal government.

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Schierz to Bring Business Knowledge to Hanover Council

I work at Interforest in Durham and have been here the past 25 years. I have gained extensive experience working at this International company. We still have a small production and sales distribution at the plant with 35 employees. I bring a private sector business prospective to council.

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Newcomer Nielsen in the Race

I’m husband to one, business owner to 2, a father to 4, and grandfather to 11 (& counting.) That’s why I’m running, I have a vested interest.

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Diaco Wants to Bring the Town in Town Council

I was born and raised in the city of Toronto. I grew up in the crowded hustle and bustle of Jane/Finch. If you’ve ever wondered how people can live, work and play together, although not always well, that was the place to see it. I spent a good part of my life living with my family in Las Vegas and also received a diploma from a musician’s college in Hollywood, California.

With all of that, Hanover is by far the best place that I’ve ever lived. The community can’t be beat. I feel proud and privileged to be here.

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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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Learn to Network

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)


Phone: 519 371 7464
Fax: 519 371 4043
Site: gbbj.biz
Email: editor@gbbj.biz
Address: 1240 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2J3

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