Cost Saving Programs


The Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the following businesses to save you money on business expenses and promotions:

93.1 Fresh Radio Advertising Discount

Chamber Group Insurance

First Data Merchant Services – Competitive Rates

Telizon Cost Saving


Home & Auto Discounts

93.1 Fresh Radio Advertising Discount

931 Fresh Radio                  



The Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce and 93.1 Fresh Radio have partnered to bring Chamber members more cost effective advertising opportunities!

93.1 Fresh Radio will be featuring the Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce and its Members weekly Monday mornings at 9:20 am. Tune in to 93.1 for the Chamber’s spotlight, welcoming new members and featuring a business of the month.

Fresh Radio is also offering Chamber Members a 25% discount for first-time advertisers and a spot on their web calendar for your next event.

For more information and inquiries on advertising on 93.1 Fresh Radio, complete the contact submission form on the side bar and include your Business Name, Contact Name, Email, and Phone Number. 


93.1 Fresh Radio (CHAY-FM) broadcasts from Barrie, ON and features an upbeat music mix, including number one hits from favourites such as Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry.

Tune in to 93.1 Fresh Radio at 93.1, online at or download the 93.1 Fresh Radio app to listen on the go.

Follow 93.1 Fresh Radio on social media for updates and news: 


Twitter:                  @931freshradio

Instagram:           @931freshradio


Chamber Group Insurance




Are your group benefit costs escalating out of control?

If you’re reviewing your group benefit plan, or adding one over the next few months, remember your for-profit business is GUARANTEED eligible for the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan®.
Through it, you can choose up to 100% coverage of many health and dental expenses. The plan is just one of the many exclusive benefits of your membership in the Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce.

Chambers across Canada band together under the not-for-profit Chamber Insurance Corporation of Canada to bring you buying power you just can’t get on your own. Thanks to this plan, you have tremendous access to the kind of group benefits traditionally reserved for the largest companies, including:

  •  Many drug and dental options;
  •  Accident and illness income replacement;
  • Critical illness coverage;
  • Employee assistance counselling programs;
  • Best Doctors® services for employees with major illnesses
  • Group Retirement Solutions 


Over 25,000 member firms across Canada participate in the Chambers Plan, the leading program of its kind. Only Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade members can participate and it doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, whether you’re a one-person firm, home-based business, or have 50 employees.

See what your Chambers Plan can do for you – and your prescription and dental bills!



Canada’s #1 group plan for employee benefits


The Chambers Plan gives you important guarantees that help you get coverage and keep it!

  • All for-profit businesses with 1 to 50 employees are eligible for coverage.  Guaranteed coverage for firms with 3+ people.
  • Pay your premiums on time and your coverage is guaranteed to continue: it can’t be cancelled.
  • Pooled benefits stabilize your rates at renewal – you will never be singled out for a huge renewal increase, no matter how much you actually use your plan!


Customize your coverage by selecting the benefits that best suit your firm:

  • Health options covering prescription drugs, ambulance, therapists, vision, emergency travel health care and much more.
  • Dental options covering check-ups and cleanings, to bridgework, dentures, and orthodontics.
  • Critical Illness Insurance Coverage – up to $30,000
  • Disability Coverage – Income replacement benefits with options paying up to age 65.
  • Employee/Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs


The Chambers Plan delivers more than you’d expect from a group insurance plan, so see what we can do for you.

Visit for more details or contact your exclusive Chambers Plan agent today for a quote:


Erin Fordham 

Alta Vista Planning Partners Inc. (Atkinson Insurance) 

Phone: 705.327.0313 ext.103

Toll Free: 1-888-942-2396



First Data Merchant Services


If you are not enrolled with a merchant service processing company or you would like to reassess your current rates, then you may want to consider contacting Bruce Averill with First Data for competitive rates.

Visa – 1.44%

MasterCard – 1.46%

Interac – $0.05

NEW!  Clover Flex  Now Available

  • Transactions by Internet, WiFi, LTE….Tap, Chip, Swipe

  • Apple Pay, Visa, MC, Amex, Discover, Interac

  • Pay at the Table…Off-Site Sales

  • Customized Receipts, E-Mail Receipts…Inventory Management, Barcode Scanner

For information and quote, contact:

Merchant Services – First Data

Local Agent: Bruce Averill 

T: (705) 772-2132 /

Telizon Cost Savings Program






Have you taken a look at your most recent telephone bill?

If you have, you may of noticed that your lines could be over $55 each.  Even more if they have additional chargeable features.

Telizon Inc. is a local company providing over 30,000 lines to Business customers in Central and South Eastern Ontario, including many in the Midland area.

Telizon will provide you with the same Business lines giving you the quality and reliability that you are accustomed too at an excellent rate of $ 34.95 per line.  Each Telizon line also has a range of FREE features, including Line Hunting (roll-over), Call Display, Call Forwarding, Call Waiting and Centrex Call Transfer/Conference.

Couple these monthly savings with great long distance rates and you will notice a dramatic decrease in your Telecommunications costs.

For a no-obligation “apples-to-apples” review please contact Arnold McAuley at 1-705-725-7000 Extension 300 in regards to the Southern Georgian Bay Chamber Plan


65 Cedar Pointe Drive
Unit 804 PO Box 627
Barrie, Ontario L4M 4V1

Phone: 705-725-7000
Fax: 705-725-7678

Your Connection to the World Since 1991




Discounts starting at 25% and save up to 45%

Enroll as a Member of the Chamber at  and start saving!!

Being a Member of the Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce gives you access to the shipping solutions and experience of Purolator, where you will enjoy preferential pricing on Purolator services.

Get reliable, professional shipping.

Purolator Services include:

Purolator Express®

Purolator Ground®

Purolator Freight®

Purolator International®

Did you enroll your business on ?

Download the Purolator Quick Start Guide to start shipping using Purolator’s online shipping! 







Home & Auto Insurance Discounts

MINK Insurance offers Chamber members a 20% discount on home and auto insurance. 




Contact (705) 527-6465 or email for a quote. 


“For Insurance – Think MINK”