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Downtown Barrie AGM + Holiday Social

Downtown Barrie AGM + Holiday Social Dec 15th, 2022 at 4:30 till 8pm Please note the AGM portion of the […]

City of Barrie Right-of-Way Notice

Theatre Block Development (55 Dunlop St W) Lane reduction The Barrie Waterfront Development project at 55 Dunlop Street West has […]

Downtown Barrie BIA Membership Meeting

Downtown Barrie BIA Membership Meeting April 6, 2022 at 5pm Attention Downtown Barrie BIA Members: You’re invited to a virtual […]

City of Barrie Wayfinding Strategy: Public Survey

The City of Barrie is working with Cygnus Design Group to improve the city’s wayfinding signage system. What is ‘wayfinding’ […]

City of Barrie Wayfinding Strategy: Business Engagement Survey

Hey BIA members! The City of Barrie is working with the BIA and Tourism Barrie to reach out to businesses […]

Request to City Council to Create Small Business Subclass for Commercial Tax Relief

On January 15, 2022, the Downtown Barrie BIA Board of Management submitted a request to Barrie City Council to create […]

Financial Supports for Businesses

Financial Supports for Businesses Financial Supports Update (February 9, 2022): Small businesses that are subject to closure under the modified […]

Hot Cocoa Trail Social Media Kit

Hot Cocoa Trail Social Media Kit The Hot Cocoa Trail is back in Downtown Barrie! This event will run every […]

Annual General Meeting: November 1st, 2021   Attention Downtown Barrie BIA Members! You’re invited to the virtual Annual General Meeting […]

Open Air Dunlop Continuing to Support Downtown Businesses

For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 28, 2021 (Barrie, Ontario) Open Air Dunlop Continuing to Support Downtown Businesses The interest and […]

Message from the Executive Director (July 9, 2021)

July 9th, 2021 Good afternoon, BIA Members, What a summer we’re having so far! Open Air Dunlop seems to be […]

UPDATE: Open Air Dunlop Begins Saturday, June 12 in Downtown Barrie

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 10, 2021 (Barrie, Ontario) Open Air Dunlop Begins Saturday, June 12 in Downtown Barrie With […]

Downtown Barrie to kick off summer with Open Air Dunlop on Saturday, June 19

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 31, 2021 (Barrie, Ontario) Downtown Barrie to kick off summer with Open Air Dunlop on […]

SMDHU Survey for Supervised Consumption Site within Downtown Barrie BIA

Attention BIA Members: Your Input on an SCS within Downtown Barrie BIA is Needed The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) […]

Thanksgiving Holiday Waste Collection Notice

     

Open Air Dunlop: What You Need To Know

Attention BIA Members! 🍂  🍁  Pedestrianization of Dunlop Street East is coming with OPEN AIR DUNLOP!  🍁  🍂 In June […]

Resources for Keeping Our Downtown Clean & Safe

Resources for Keeping Our Downtown Clean & Safe Attention BIA members! As we continue to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

🎉 50th Anniversary of BIAs! 🎉 In 1967, challenges were facing retailers as a proliferation of shopping malls were springing […]

Business in the Park

City invites businesses to submit proposals for Business in the Parks Pilot Program Tuesday, August 25, 2020 (Barrie, ON) – […]

Music @ Meridian Place

Music @ Meridian Place! 🎶  🎵  Summer in the city with some good music! 🎶  🎵 You may have noticed […]

Coming Soon: Beautification Coordinators

Description The Downtown Barrie (BIA) will be bringing Beautification Coordinators on board who will be responsible for keeping our downtown […]

Dunlop Street Pilot Project

Description Pedestrianization of Dunlop Street East is coming with the Dunlop Street pilot project! Here’s what Downtown Barrie (BIA) members […]

HeyLocal! Sign Up Today!

Description Whether you’d been planning to get online some day but never found time, or had wanted to stay brick […]

Summer Saturdays at Meridian Place: We want to share your stuff!

Description BIA staff have been setting up their tent at Meridian Place each Saturday this summer creating a presence and […]

BIA Members: Tell Us Your Story

Description Greetings to all you awesome downtowners, The best way to tell a story is chapter by chapter and we […]

Welcome the BIA’s New Board & Executive Team!

The Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) is pleased to announce the ratification of the six new members of the Downtown […]

Downtown Barrie’s Curbside Pickup Contest

    To show just how easy it is to order for curbside pick up, check out the video below […]

OBIAA Impact of COVID-19 on BIAs

OBIAA Impact of COVID-19 on BIAs Survey Results Our BIAs are part of the framework of the Ontario community and […]

Downtown Barrie (BIA) Board By-Election Update

Description On Thursday, April 30th, the Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) Board of Management passed a motion to approve the […]

Downtown Barrie (BIA) Board of Management: 2020 By-Election Statement

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 BIA BY-ELECTION STATEMENT TO OUR MEMBERSHIP At Last Meeting, BIA Staff, Board & Members Present Unified […]

Downtown Barrie (BIA) Board By-Election: Legal Memorandum

The Downtown Barrie BIA recently conducted an election as required pursuant to its Constitution and as authorized in accordance with […]

Downtown Barrie (BIA) Board By-Election

Description The Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) Board of Management held a by-election to fill six (6) vacancies on its […]