Wednesday, 01 September 2021 16:22
Good Afternoon All, I'm sure most of you have heard that the Province released their Proof of Vaccination plan earlier this afternoon. Below is the information that the Province has sent out - please take a few minutes to read through. This plan goes into effect on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required for indoor dining, use of gyms/fitness centres, concert halls etc. It seems that proof will NOT be required for outdoor patio dining, retailers,…
Saturday, 14 August 2021 10:52
Good Morning All, This month, the City of Toronto will be engaging with the small business sector on the potential creation of a separate property tax class for small businesses in Toronto, which if implemented, could provide a measure of property tax relief for small and Main Street businesses in the city.As part of the 2020 provincial budget, municipalities were given the ability to create a small business tax class to provide a lower property tax rate to small businesses…
Thursday, 12 August 2021 09:48
Good Evening All, Many of you may have heard that the City is rolling out a pilot music program designed to feature local musicians playing within the CafeTO curb lane patios. Our Broadview Danforth BIA was selected as one of the areas in the City to host this pilot. We weren't given a lot of time to organize this program but I'm pleased to say that we have some great music booked for this coming weekend! We have designated two…
Thursday, 05 August 2021 15:36
Good Morning All, This is a reminder that the Don Valley Parkway will be closed for maintenance this weekend. The annual maintenance and improvement closure of the Don Valley Parkway, from the Highway 401 to the Gardiner Expressway, is planned from Friday, August 6 at 11 p.m. until Monday, August 9 at 5 a.m. Businesses that rely on weekend deliveries and shipments that would normally use the DVP should notify drivers, agents, vendors and customers of the closure so that…
Tuesday, 03 August 2021 17:42
Good Morning All, I hope everyone had a great holiday weekend. Some good news to start this week - the Federal government announced that they are extending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Lockdown Support. Below is a quick overview and the link to the announcement - please take a few minutes to review all of the details. Extending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Lockdown Support The wage subsidy, rent subsidy…
Tuesday, 27 July 2021 11:55
Good Morning All, Just a quick alert that one of our BIA members received a counterfeit $100 bill yesterday. It has been reported to the police. Shayne, the manager of the Green Merchant where the bill was used, has put together a few helpful tips and has provided a guidebook from the Bank of Canada for all of you to review. Please take a few minutes to read through he attachment - the last thing we want is for you…

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