The Digital Transformation Grant application deadline has been extended

To November 30, 2021(or until grant funds have been fully exhausted)Click Here For More Information & Requirements For more information on City of Barrie business supports during COVID-19, financial assistance, and current Provincial regulations for operating in Simcoe-Muskoka, visit barrie.ca/SupportForBusiness. Small Business Centre | 24 Maple Avenue, 2nd Floor, Barrie, Ontario L4M 7W4 Canada Sent by smallbusiness@barrie.ca powered byTry email marketing…

Free Pursue Your Purpose Challenge… for those starting businesses and existing businesses who are checking your business changes?

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 pm Facebook Live: Daily: From Monday October 25th to Friday October 29th The challenge will be held in the Start Up and Grow Your Business Facebook Group (a Grow Vantage/Ask For Directions Training Free Facebook Group). There are 2 reasons to do this challenge: You’ve gone through the pandemic with your…

Some federal COVID supports end October 23rd …. New targetted supports begin October 24th

$7.4B in new COVID-19 supports This is in light of returned jobs (creation of 1,000,000 million job target), children are back in school and the economy is rebounding. The 4th wave is getting under control. PROGRAMS ENDING Saturday : CRB, Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)  PROGRAMS EXTENDING: The government is extending…

Canadian inflation rate at highest level since 2003

But… BDC Economist Pierre Cleroux feels the Bank of Canada will be conservative (courtesy of BDC report delivered at Xcelerate Summit on Tuesday (For those of you who have tickets but missed this session – recordings are in the Pop Up Channel on the Xcelerate platform.) Canada’s inflation rate rose to a new 18-year high of…

Can you spread the word? … free Pursue Your Passion Start-up Challenge and Ask For Directions Training launch

5 – Day Free Launch starting October 25th in our Facebook Group: Start Up and Grow Your Business If you know someone who is planning to start (or has started a business – please share. The same goes for those of us re-inventing ourselves (the pandemic pivot) and need to verify our assumptions about our…

Let’s Travel! They say we’re in store for a cold, snowy winter.  See travel tips and options below for a quick and easy escape!

Hi everyone! I hope this finds you doing well, keeping safe and healthy. This is the first time reaching out through the Grow Vantage community in quite a while, as I look to rebuild my sustainable travel company again in the wake of all the havoc this pandemic has wreaked <add deep sigh>. This is when…