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From the Ground Up Chamber Newsletter

The popular From The Ground Up newsletter is emailed to members and mailing list members every week. The newsletter is how we notify our readers and members of upcoming events, business opportunities, community news, and announcements.

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A Framework for Reopening our Province: Phase 2: Restart — Stage 2

June 8, 2020

A Framework for Reopening our Province: Phase 2: Restart — Stage 2 The government outlined Ontario’s gradual, staged approach to reopening the province, restarting the economy and easing the restrictions put in place to stop the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in A Framework for Reopening our Province. Stage 1 of the plan helped more […]

Our free delivery program has been extended!

June 3, 2020

Great news! The free delivery program being offered by Parry Sound Muskoka Community Network and the Gravenhurst Chamber of Commerce has been extended! We will now be offering free delivery until June 21. If you’re a business that would like to participate contact Sandy at manager@gravenhurstchamber.com.

2020 Dockside Festival cancelled

May 28, 2020

It is with great regret, and a sense of civic responsibility, that the Gravenhurst Chamber of Commerce officially announces the cancellation of the 2020 Dockside Festival of the Arts. The 29th annual Dockside Festival was scheduled to take place at the Muskoka Wharf on August 14, 15 and 16. “It’s heartbreaking for us because we […]

How to restart your business and much more

May 27, 2020

Remote business solutions and much more

May 25, 2020

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Sandy Lockhart’s adventures in the new world of retail

May 20, 2020

I’m not normally a big shopper but after two months of covid closures, I was ready to buy. I took to the streets to shop on the first day that a few storefront stores were able to open –  Gravenhurst did not disappoint. Of course, I practised physical distancing and other safety measures. My first […]

Gravenhurst businesses begin the re-opening process

May 19, 2020

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A Framework for Reopening our Province – Stage 1 – Phase 2

May 19, 2020

A Framework for Reopening our Province – Stage 1: Phase 2 Click Here – Full Re-Opening Stages Document In A Framework for Reopening our Province, the government laid out Ontario’s approach to reopening our province in order to get people back to work. The framework provided the principles the government will use to reopen businesses, […]

The Regional Relief and Recovery Fund is now open

May 14, 2020

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Collaboration in a Crisis

May 14, 2020

Collaboration in a Crisis – A Memo from COVID-19 As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spread across the world, commentators deliberated: Is this the end of globalization as we know it?  The fact that the virus is transmitted through human contact, combined with the ease of modern travel, quickly turned COVID-19 into an international crisis. […]