Barrie. Invest Barrie

Site: Barrie - 56 Mulcaster St

Service: Creative Economy Department

Description (Service) Creative Economy Department consisting of the culture branch and the entrepreneurship & business innovation team: 
* delivers key aspects of the Invest Barrie strategy pertaining to the strategic goals of economic diversification and resiliency 
* cultivates a supportive environment and engages in initiatives contributing to the growth of a broad creative economy  
* engages businesses and entrepreneurs, while building a strongly connected ecosystem of partners and stakeholders for long term sustainability of initiatives 
* works with stakeholders to plan, develop and manage key infrastructure assets in support of the downtown creative hub, talent strategies, tourism and provides input into growth planning 
* supports the collection and aggregation of data and associated analytics that enables the City of Barrie to measure the growth and development of the creative industry sectors and communities 
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Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, email or drop-in
Languages English
Fees Program
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
City of Barrie
56 Mulcaster St
Barrie, ON L4M 3M3
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Intersection Mulcaster St and Worsley St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-739-4299 * Special Events Office 705-739-4285
Fax 705-739-9160
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Elaine Britnell, Supervisor of Creative Economy Administrative Support Services; Email:
Alternate Contact Lori McFadden, Data Entry Clerk; Email:
Primary Executive Karen Dubeau, Director; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 4763; Email:
Alternate Executive Zvi Lifshiz, Director Invest Barrie; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 5417; Email:
Mailing Address c/o City of Barrie 
PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T5

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