The latest news from Toronto's BIAs
View this email in your browser
May, 2018

BIAs in the News

Bloordale Village, Ossington, Illuminating new project will light up Toronto's laneways, NOW
DUKE Heights, Working with Community, The Downsview Advocate
Kensington Market, Beloved Kensington market spice shop may close its doors, Toronto Star
Leslieville, TTC May metropass features Leslieville mural, Sign Media
Long Branch, Long Branch gardeners host Toronto's biggest free garden tour,
Mount Dennis, What's the buzz in Toronto's Mount Dennis neighbourhood?,
Parkdale Village, Toronto City Council clears way for new wave of restaurants in Parkdale neighbourhood,
Queen Street West, Toronto just got two new downtown parkettes with WiFi, Blog TO
Rogers Road, This street might be home to Toronto's real Little Portugal, Blog TO
The Waterfront, Waterfront festival to follow rubber duck installation with giant beach balls, Toronto Star
Weston Village, Another option to satisfy caffeine craving in Weston,

Relevant to BIAs in Toronto...

BIA Leadership Fund

The BIA Leadership Fund, administered by the Toronto BIA Office, provides emerging leaders in Toronto's BIA movement with full tuition to Ryerson University's Local Economic Development Certificate Program as well as support through mentoring and networking opportunities. Deadline: June 26, 2018.

BIA Innovation Fund

The Toronto BIA Office is now accepting applications for the BIA Innovation Fund. BIAs are eligible for grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to test innovative and creative solutions to local challenges. The application deadline is June 26, 2018.

Rosedale Art Fair

The Rosedale Main Street BIA will host a two day curated exhibit and sale in Scrivener Square, June 9th and 10th, 2018. The event features the work of emerging artists, including paintings, photography and other art forms.

A Made-in-Canada Jane's Walk

The Trinity Bellwoods BIA gave 50 participants a behind-the-scenes tour of studios that make everything in house as part of its first ever Jane's Walk.

Yonge Space

Downtown Yonge BIA in partnership with Cresford Developments has launched "Yonge Space", an innovative pop-up art gallery at the south-east corner of Yonge and Gerrard.  "Yonge Space" will feature a series of short-term photography and art exhibits, starting with the Toronto Mural Archive Exhibit.

Give Me Liberty Street Party

Liberty Village BIA hosts the 15th annual Give Me Liberty Street Party on June 14, 2018. Fraser Avenue will be transformed into an outdoor patio with over 100 vendors from local businesses, live entertainment, a Pet Fashion Show, and free-family friendly activities! Food, drink, music and fun for everyone.

Council and Standing Committee Items


  • June 19, 2018 - TABIA Interdepartmental Committee Meeting
  • June 26, 2018 - Application Deadline - BIA Innovation Fund and BIA Leadership Fund
  • September 18, 2018 - TABIA Interdepartmental Committee Meeting
  • September 24-27, 2018 - Elevate Technology and Innovation Festival
Copyright © 2018 City of Toronto BIA Office, All rights reserved.

Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list