Ice! Information Provided by Severn Sound Environmental Association

Ice formation on Georgian Bay is very dynamic. Some years the bay freezes over entirely, and some years it doesn’t. Wind can move ice in the open part of the bay from one location to another in very short periods of time. Historical ice coverage can be plotted from the Canadian Ice Service site: […]

Social Media Influencer Marketing Presentation

On November 20th The Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce had the final workshop of our fall line-up “Social Media Influencers” presented by Emily Baillie and Arienne Parzi. This was a great success and we would like to thank everyone who attended! Another thank you to our partners in hosting this workshop: The Heart of Georgian […]

Contact North Online Learning

  Below is a document with a sample of free courses for members. There are many more free courses available, so if you are looking for something specific, please contact Susan or Sarah at 1 855-352-1531 or email They can also provide assistance with college and university level programs, high school diploma or equivalency, […]

Frauds and Scams Information Sheets

Thank you to everyone who attended and to Constable Golds for a very valuable presentation for Chamber members on November 4 talking about “Frauds and Scams”. Information Sheets Business Scams Purchase of Merchandise Scams Red Flags Reporting a Scam   Important Resources  Competition Bureau of Canada   Canadian Anti-Fraud Center   OPP Online […]

Community REACH – 1st Annual Fall Fling Dance

Be sure to purchase your tickets early for the Community Reach – North Simcoe Fall Fling Dance on October 26th. Tickets are only $20 and proceeds will support this amazing organization which offers accessible transportation for north Simcoe residents and older adults with limited support. Contact (705) 528-6999 or

Chamber Brain Power – Take Control of Your Finances

Chances are you have debt and for many of us when monthly statements start to arrive, it feels like our debt controls us and not the other way around. You know you should be saving, but where is that money going to come from? There are ways to take control of your debt and improve […]

Chamber Brain Power – Your Mortgage Options

There are generally two ways to get a mortgage in Canada: From a bank or from a licensed mortgage professional.While a bank can only offer mortgages to borrowers that qualify within their banks guidelines, mortgages are not a ‘one size fits all’. Not only can licensed mortgage specialists compete on interest rates through Canada’s leading […]

2019 Business Achievement Award Recipients

The Business Achievement Awards honours businesses in the community for their outstanding accomplishments and contribution to Southern Georgian Bay. Here are this year’s recipients:   Collaborative Haus Marketing – Small Business Award  Wendy Mullin, Jason Wilson owner of Collaborative Haus, Kevin Cascagnette and Kathy Watson of Scotia Bank Collaborative Haus Marketing started 11 years ago as […]