Movers & Makers

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This video series showcases local entrepreneurs, innovators, creators, scientists, community leaders, advocates, and business people who are making unique things and moving our community in the right direction. Movers and Makers is proudly brought to you by Busch Systems.

Kicks & Kreate

Kicks & Kreate Paint Night
Cultured Creatives curates events that bring together people so that they can connect, collaborate and create. And it does it with modern and relevant themes that address our constantly changing world.

Humanizing the homeless

People Experiencing Homelessness
Leah den Bok is a photographer from Collingwood who travels the world photographing people experiencing homelessness and recording their stories. She has compiled this work into a book series called Nowhere to Call Home – Photographs and Stories of People Experiencing Homelessness that has attracted worldwide attention.

The Good Food Box

Barrie Good Food Box
Accessing affordable, high-quality produce isn’t always easy …, especially with today’s rising inflation. Luckily, there are organizations like Barrie Good Food Box that find ways to help community members enjoy healthy food!

The Sonder Market

Angie Caswell and Winter Jade are the people with the passion behind Sonders Studio & Events and their new Sonder Market. The monthly market features vendors, music, art and culture.

Community Builders

Community Builders is a social enterprise that provides affordable housing, training and employment, and community services to Simcoe County’s most vulnerable and at-risk populations.

Funding a Warming Centre

Realtor challenges other agents to raise money for a permanent warming centre

Fleurish Barrie

A Social Enterprise floral studio that helps hire, train, and support women in our community who are experiencing barriers to employment.

Data Gives Back

New social enterprise Data Gives Back is giving 25% of revenue to Seasons Centre for Grieving Children

Driver DX

Barrie entrepreneur address driver shortages with new platform Driver DX

Bridget’s Bunnies

Working to ensure no family endures pregnancy or infant loss alone by providing support and free comfort kits.

Shine to be Kind

Movers and Makers
Even pre-pandemic, mental health was a delicate topic and after being personally impacted by mental health issues, Teara and Dave Stringer knew they wanted to create something that would help support the community.

Shak’s World in Barrie

Shak's World Movers and Makers
Shak’s World is a fully accessible community centre in downtown Barrie. Its focus is to give youth a safe space that promotes physical and mental wellness.

Curio Exploration Hub

Curio Exploration Hub is where children go to wonder. The children’s museum in Barrie helps further science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics learning.

Terry’s Unique Hot Sauce

Terry's Hot Sauce

Blondie and the Beard

Young Entrepreneurs Open EmBella’s

The guys behind Barrielicious

Randy Feltis and Ryan Traversy

Mix 11 Studios opens in Barrie

2nd Shot Recycled Skateboard Watches

Metalwood Studios

Hot Bod Fitness

Hotbod Fitness Barrie

Studio B Yoga Community

Studio B Yoga Barrie Owner Chantal Laurin

Max & Lee- Vanlifers Ditch the 9-5

Max and Lee converted a van to a home on wheels for the adventure of a lifetime.

Sandra Roberts of Pie Media Group

Sandra Roberts of Pie Media Group is known for her genre-bending productions that mesh theatre, fashion, art & music. Roberts had a vision for her latest production “Revelation – A Holiday Tale” . To combine fashion & theatre, while telling the classic “A Christmas Carol” in a way you’ve never seen before.

Sandra Roberts of Pie Media Group produced “Revelation – A Holiday Tale” which combined fashion & theatre, while telling the classic “A Christmas Carol” in a way you’ve never seen before.

The Osgoode Company 

Osgoode Clothing company Barrie Owner Phil Moreau

Osgoode Clothing company Barrie Owner Phil Moreau

Epic North Coffee Co.

Epic North Coffee cold brew is always a huge hit at events and festivals in Barrie

Epic North Coffee cold brew is always a huge hit at events and festivals in Barrie

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