Browse through this alphabetical listing and learn more about Toronto’s BIAs.

Queen Street West BIA is located along Queen Street West from Simcoe Street to Bathurst Street.

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The BIA is made up of retail stores (more than 50 per cent of businesses in the area), many of which are fashion-focused, as well as restaurants, cafes, bars, and service-oriented businesses.

BIA Contact:
info@queenstwestbia.ca

Councillor:

Joe CressyWard 20 Profile

Regal Heights Village BIA is located along St. Clair Avenue West between Winona Drive and Westmount Avenue.

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Established in 2000 (as the former St. Clair West BIA), the Regal Heights Village BIA is made up of retail stores, restaurants, cafes and service-providing businesses.

BIA Contact:
contact@regalheightsvillage.com

Councillor:
Cesar PalacioWard 17 Profile

Riverside District BIA is located along Queen Street East from the East Don Roadway to Empire Avenue.

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The BIA is made up of retail shops, fashion boutiques, restaurants and cafes, health and wellness providers, and a range of professional and personal-service businesses.

BIA Contact:
416-466-8167
office@riverside-to.com

Councillor:
Paula Fletcher, Ward 30 Profile

Roncesvalles Village BIA is located along Roncesvalles Avenue from Queen Street West to Boustead Avenue.

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Established in BIA in 1985, the BIA is comprised of retail shops, food vendors and restaurants – many reflecting the area’s Polish heritage – as well as cafes, pubs, and a range of service-providing businesses. The annual Roncesvalles Polish Festival takes place in the neighbourhood every September, drawing upwards of 300,000 people who come to enjoy live entertainment, food and family activities.

BIA Contact:
416-537-2701
info@roncesvallesvillage.ca

Councillor:
Gord Perks, Ward 14 Profile

Rosedale Main Street BIA is located along Yonge Street between Crescent Road in the south and Woodlawn Avenue in the north.

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The BIA is made up of retail stores – including antiques, home decor and gourmet food shops – as well as restaurants, cafes, and personal-services businesses. The BIA hosts the annual Cavalcade of Lights Tree Lighting Festival in November, and the Rosedale Art Fair in June.

BIA Contact:
647-342-0821
info@rosedalemainstreet.ca

Councillor:
Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ward 27 Profile

Sheppard East Village BIA is located along Sheppard Avenue East from Midland Avenue to Markham Road.

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Established in 2007, the BIA is largely made up of retail stores – both free-standing and mall-based – as well as restaurants, professional services and other service-based providers.

BIA Contact:
416-607-5399
ernie@sevbia.com

Councillors:
Neethan Shan, Ward 42 Profile
Chin Lee, Ward 41 Profile

shoptheQueensway.com BIA is located along The Queensway from Parklawn Road to just west of Kipling Avenue.

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The BIA is largely made up of restaurants, cafes and retail stores, as well as a range of personal service providers.

BIA Contact:
info@shoptheQueensway.com

Councillor:
Justin Di Ciano, Ward 5 Profile

St. Clair Gardens BIA is located on St. Clair Avenue West from McRoberts Avenue to just west of Old Weston Road.

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Established in 1985, the BIA is mainly comprised of retail stores and various service-providing businesses. The BIA hosts the annual Corn Fest on St. Clair community event.

BIA Contact:
416-628-8269
info@stclairgardens-bia.com

Councillor:
Cesar Palacio, Ward 17 Profile

St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood BIA extends from Richmond Street East and/or Britain Street in the north to Lakeshore Boulevard in the south, and from Yonge Street and/or Victoria Street in the west to Parliament Street in the east.

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Established in 1994, the BIA is made up of restaurants, cafes and food vendors – many located withing the historic St. Lawrence Market complex – as well as professional and personal service providers, retail stores, health and wellness providers, and performance arts venues. The area is the site of several annual events, including Music in St. James Park, Movies in St. James Park, and Cavalcade of Lights.

BIA Contact:
416-410-9242
info@stlawrencemarketbia.ca

Councillor:
Lucy Troisi, Ward 28 Profile

The Beach BIA is located along Queen Street East from Lockwood Road to Neville Park Road.

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The BIA is made up of retail shops and boutiques, restaurants and cafes, professional and personal service-providing businesses, and health and wellness providers. The BIA hosts a number of community events throughout the year, including Music in the Park and Movie Nights in the Park.

BIA Contact:
416-693-2242
office@thebeachvillage.com

Councillor:
Mary-Margaret McMahon, Ward 32 Profile

The Danforth BIA is located along Danforth Avenue from Broadview Avenue to Hampton Avenue, and along Broadview Avenue from Fairview Boulevard north to Pretoria Avenue.

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Established in 1986, the BIA is made up of retail shops and boutiques, health and wellness providers, restaurants and cafes, and a range of service-providing businesses. The BIA hosts the annual Thrill of the Grill food-focused event.

BIA Contact:
416-429-4479
bia@thedanforth.ca

Councillors:
Paula Fletcher, Ward 30 Profile
Mary Fragedakis, Ward 29 Profile

The Eglinton Way BIA is located along Eglinton Avenue West between Oriole Parkway and Chaplin Crescent.

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The BIA is made up of retail shops and boutiques, food vendors, cafes, health and wellness practitioners, and professional service providers.

BIA Contact:
416-487-3294
info@theeglintonway.com

Councillors:
Josh Matlow, Ward 22 Profile
Christin Carmichael Greb, Ward 16 Profile

The Kingsway BIA is located along Bloor Street West between Prince Edward Drive and Mimico Creek.

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Established in 1973 (and expanded in 2003), the BIA is made up of retail shops, restaurants, pubs, health and wellness providers, and professional services. The BIA hosts a number of annual events, including Taste of the Kingsway, Pumpkifest, and Easter on the Kingsway.

BIA Contact:
416-239-8243
info@thekingsway.ca

Councillor:
Justin Di CianoWard 5 Profile

The Waterfront BIA is mainly centred along Queen’s Quay West from Yonge Street to Stadium Road, and includes the Toronto Islands.

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Established in 2004, the BIA made up of businesses that cater to local residents as well as the more than 17 million annual visitors to the area, and includes restaurants and cafes, retail stores and tourist-focused services. Annual events in the area include the Redpath Waterfront Festival, the Waterfront Artisan Market, and the Spectacle of Lights.

For background information on the boundary expansion of The Waterfront BIA see staff report and City Council decision.

BIA Contact:
416-596-9821
info@waterfrontbia.com

Councillors:
Joe CressyWard 20 Profile
Lucy Troisi, Ward 28 Profile

Toronto Entertainment District BIA generally extends from Richmond Street West to Lakeshore Boulevard, and from Spadina Avenue to Simcoe Street and/or west of York Street.

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The BIA is comprised of many entertainment, culture and sports-related enterprises. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, Roy Thomson Hall, Princess of Wales Theatre, Royal Alexandra Theatre, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the Air Canada Centre, and Rogers Centre are all located in the area. The BIA also includes restaurants, bars, nightclubs and hotels, as well as a range of service-oriented businesses.

BIA Contact:
416-926-1337
info@torontoed.com

Councillor:
Joe Cressy, Ward 20 Profile

Trinity Bellwoods BIA is located along Dundas Street West from Bathurst Street to Grace Street.

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Established in 2007, the BIA is made up of retail shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, and service-providing businesses. The BIA hosts the annual Do Design event in January – when storefronts on Dundas Street West become exhibition venues for design objects – and Film Nights in Trinity Bellwoods Park in the summer.

BIA Contact:
tribellondundas@gmail.com

Councillor:
Mike Layton, Ward 19 Profile

Upper Village BIA is located along Eglinton Avenue West between Bathurst Street and Strathearn Road.

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Established in 1983, the BIA is made up of retail shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and service-oriented businesses.

BIA Contact:
416-785-0111
uppervillageto@gmail.com

Councillor:
Joe Mihevc, Ward 21 Profile

Uptown Yonge BIA is located along Yonge Street from Roehampton Avenue in the south to Glengrove Avenue West and Glengowan Road in the north.

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Established in 2005, the BIA is made up of retail stores, restaurants, pubs, health and wellness practitioners, and service-oriented businesses.

BIA Contact:
416-985-4924

Councillors:
Jaye Robinson, Ward 25 Profile
Christin Carmichael Greb, Ward 16 Profile

Village of Islington BIA is generally located along Dundas Street West from Montgomery Road to Kipling Avenue

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Established in 1986, the BIA is made up of retail stores, health and wellness providers, restaurants, pubs, and a range of professional and personal service businesses. The Village of Islington is home to 25 murals depicting the area’s history, some of which were created with a grant from the City of Toronto’s Mural Street Art Program. The BIA organizes walking tours of these murals.

BIA Contact:
647-703-4802
info@villageofislington.com

Councillor:
Justin Di Ciano, Ward 5 Profile

West Queen West BIA is located along Queen Street West between Bathurst Street and Gladstone Avenue.

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Established in 2005, the BIA is made up of retail stores (more than half of all businesses in the area) specializing in fashion, design and style. It also includes restaurants, cafes and galleries. More than 400 businesses are part of the BIA.

BIA Contact:
416-820-2727
web@westqueenwest.ca

Councillors:
Ana Bailão, Ward 18 Profile
Mike Layton, Ward 19 Profile

Weston Village BIA is located along Weston Road between Wilby Crescent and Church Street.

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Established in 1979 – one of the oldest Business Improvement Areas in Toronto – Weston Village BIA  is comprised of retail stores, restaurants and professional and personal service providers. The BIA hosts the annual Santa Claus Parade as well as a weekly farmer’s market that runs from May through October.

For background information on the boundary expansion of Weston Village BIA see staff report and City Council decision.

BIA Contact:
416-249-0691
admin@westonvillagebia.com

Councillor:
Frances Nunziata, Ward 11 Profile

Wexford Heights BIA is located along Lawrence Avenue East from Victoria Park Avenue to Beacon Road west of Birchmount Road.

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Established in 2004, the BIA is made up of retail shops, restaurants and food vendors – many offering Middle Eastern cuisine – as well as professional and personal service-providing businesses. The BIA hosts the annual Taste of Lawrence, an event featuring food, live entertainment and family activities that draws upwards of 100,000 attendees.

Contact:
416-288-1718
wexfordbia@rogers.com

Councillor:
Michael Thompson, Ward 37 Profile

Wilson Village BIA is primarily located along Wilson Avenue from Transit Road to just west of Keele Street, extending south to Highway 401 and north to Carl Hall Road where it incorporates part of Downsview Airport.

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Established in 2013, the BIA is made up of restaurants, retail stores and service providers – more than 260 businesses in total.

BIA Contact:
647-349-2424
info@wilsonbia.com

Councillor:
Maria Augimeri, Ward 9 Profile

Wychwood Heights BIA is located along St. Clair West Avenue from east of Hilton Avenue to Humewood Avenue west of Christie Street.

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Established in 2002,the BIA is made up of retail stores, restaurants, health and wellness practitioners, and a range of service-providing businesses.

BIA Contact:
info@wychwoodheights.ca

Councillor:
Joe Mihevc, Ward 21 Profile

Yonge Lawrence Village BIA is located along Yonge Street from south of Lawrence Avenue to Donwoods Drive.

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Established in 2000, the BIA is comprised of retail stores – including fashion boutiques, gift shops and food vendors – restaurants and cafes, bars, health and wellness practitioners, and a range of service-providing businesses. The BIA hosts the annual Artwalk in partnership with The North Toronto Group of Artists, and a Christmas-themed community event with carolers.

BIA Contact:
416-657-4313
info@ylvbia.com

Councillors:
Jaye Robinson, Ward 25 Profile
Christin Carmichael Greb, Ward 16 Profile

Yonge & St. Clair BIA consists of the area along Yonge Street bounded by Woodlawn Avenue to the south and Heath Street to the north, and the area along St. Clair Avenue from Avoca Avenue in the east to Avenue Road in the west.

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For background information on the establishment of Yonge & St. Clair BIA see staff report and City Council decision.

BIA Contact:
647-255-8160
mackenzie@yongestclair.ca

Councillor:
Josh MatlowWard 22 Profile

York-Eglinton BIA is located along Eglinton Avenue West between Marlee Avenue and Dufferin Street, and along the east side of Dufferin Street from Eglinton Avenue to Whitmore Avenue.

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Established in 1981, the BIA is made up of retail shops, restaurants and service-providers – many of which reflect the area’s Caribbean and Italian cultural connections. The BIA hosts an annual International Street Festival in August as well as the Celebrate Winter event.

BIA Contact:
416-789-1835
info@yorkbia.com

Councillor:
Josh Colle, Ward 15 Profile