2024 Women In Business Awards Finalists Announced

UNVEILED THE TOP 3 FINALISTS ACROSS 7 CATEGORIES Courtesy of Barrie360.com ReleasePublished: Feb 10th, 2024 News release – Barrie Chamber of Commerce The Barrie Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the 2024 Women in Business Awards, proudly presented by Meridian. This event aims to celebrate and acknowledge the accomplishments of women in Barrie. The…

Family Day: 1)11 Things To Do On Family Day Without Leaving The House; 2) Family Day Activities: What’s Happening In Barrie & Area 3) What Is Open And Closed On Family Day

1) 11 Things To Do On Family Day Without Leaving The House CELEBRATE FAMILY WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK Courtesy of Barrie 360 Marie Gagne Published: Feb 16th, 2024 Family Day is a nice break in the middle of winter. Depending on your situation, you may choose to spend some time with your family, or it…

Ontario Projecting $4.5B Deficit This Year In Third-Quarter Finances

Courtesy of Barrie360.com and Canadian PressPublished: Feb 12th, 2024 By Allison Jones in Toronto Ontario is projecting that it will end this fiscal year with a $4.5-billion deficit, while also so far hanging onto a large contingency fund. Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy released the province’s third-quarter finances Monday, the last major fiscal update he’s set to provide…

Birth Control, Diabetes Meds Could Be Covered If Liberals Clinch NDP Pharmacare Deal

Courtesy of Barrie360,com Canadian PressPublished: Feb 14th, 2024 By Laura Osman in Ottawa Pharmacare negotiations between the Liberals and NDP are on a knife’s edge, and the main point of contention is the number of drugs they plan to start with. If the parties reach a deal, they plan to begin by launching with a select few…

January Home Sales Rise As Markets Tighten But Prices Still Softening: CREA

Courtesy of Barrie360.com and Canadian PressPublished: Feb 14th, 2024 By Ian Bickis in Toronto Home sales rose in an unseasonably warm January to mark a second month of rising activity and softening prices, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Wednesday. January sales were up 3.7 per cent from a month earlier after seasonal adjustments, and up 22…

Ontario Wage Restraint Law & Teachers: 1) Ontario Teachers Awarded Additional Pay To Compensate For Wage Restraint Law 2)(Update) Ontario To Repeal Wage-Cap Law After Loss In Appeal Court, 3) Ontario To Repeal Wage-Cap Law After Loss In Appeal Court

1) Ontario Teachers Awarded Additional Pay To Compensate For Wage Restraint Law Courtesy of Barrie360.com and Canadian PressPublished: Feb 9th, 2024 Toronto Public high school teachers and elementary teachers will get additional retroactive salary increases to compensate them for constrained wages under a law known as Bill 124. When the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario…

About Romance: 1) Romance Fraudsters Love Cryptocurrency, OPP Warn Public 2) Seeking Love In The AI World: Quest For A Romantic Connection With The Ideal Bot 3) A Good Credit Score Is The New Thirst Trap; New Dating App Requires Credit Score Of 675

1) Romance Fraudsters Love Cryptocurrency, OPP Warn Public TIPS TO AVOID BEING A VICTIM News Release Published Courtesy of Barrie360.com: Feb 14th, 2024 News release – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Provincial police are informing the public about romance frauds involving cryptocurrencies this Valentine’s Day, to keep money out of the hands of fraudsters.  In 2023,…

Grocery products – if it’s not perfect: 1) How Grocers Decide What Gets Donated And What Gets Dumped 2)As Grocery Prices Rise, An Online Barrie Grocer Has Discovered Shoppers Turning To ‘Imperfect Produce’

1) How Grocers Decide What Gets Donated And What Gets Dumped SELLING PERISHABLE ITEMS MEANS MAKING CONTINUAL CHOICES ABOUT EVERY ITEM ON DISPLAY Courtesy of Barrie360 and Canadian PressPublished: Feb 16th, 2024 On a cool−but−sunny February day in Toronto’s west end, a temperature−controlled truck pulls up at the rear of a Metro grocery store, where…

New Book Based On Sex Survey Offers Unprecedented Look Into Canadians’ Bedrooms

Courtesy of Barrie360.com and Canadian PressPublished: Feb 11th, 2024 By Nicole Thompson Until recently, Tina Fetner’s sociology students at McMaster University were skeptical when she presented statistics about sexual activity.  Though researchers at Indiana University have long conducted surveys about Americans’ sex lives, Fetner’s students wanted to see Canadian data — which didn’t exist. “As soon…