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Digital Main Street Launches Grant Program

October 15, 2018 | News

October 15, 2018 | News

Digital Main Street Launches Grant Program Province of Ontario partners with OBIAA to provide grants to help Ontario’s “main street” businesses go online. October 15, 2018: Ottawa, Ontario. Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) …

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Passing of Mr. Alex Ling, TABIA’s Past President

September 24, 2018 | News

September 24, 2018 | News

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of TABIA’s Past President, Mr. Alex Ling. Mr. Ling, an individual known to many as a champion of BIAs not only here in Toronto but nationally and …

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REALPAC calls for smoothing of tax inequities

September 18, 2018 | News, Property Tax

September 18, 2018 | News, Property Tax

An illogical quirk in the apportionment of business education tax continues to undermine competitiveness for some of Ontario’s major cities, advocates for the commercial real estate sector maintain. REALPAC, the organization representing many of Canada’s largest real estate …

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BIA seeks to improve Mount Dennis main street with streetscape plan

September 13, 2018 | News

September 13, 2018 | News

The Mount Dennis Business Improvement Area (BIA) has hired a landscape architect firm to help create a master streetscape plan to help guide proposed new development. The BIA has asked the firm to enhance the Weston Road …

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