20 'Business Improvement Areas' including the 'Gerrard India Bazaar BIA' are currently participating in The Steps Initiative 'The Main Street Art Challenge' – with a chance to win prizes to scale their ideas over the pandemic recovery period. These 42 new
Gerrard India Bazaar BIA is hoping to partner with a local creative group capable of design + production of an interactive public art installation, which can highlight the South Asian roots of our East End community. We have one concept in
Art influences, instilling values, and translating experiences across space and time, allowing people from different cultures and even different lifetimes to connect through images, sounds and stories. Art is often a vehicle for social change and something we can all
The Gerrard India Bazaar BIA is seeking a local BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) artist to design some social distancing sidewalk decals. Written commitment/ sign contract: August 6th Approval stage: August ? (to be discussed) Deadline for submission to print: August
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Artwork by local Toronto artist Rosena Fung It's more important than ever to support the movement towards '15 minute cities' and maintaining our vibrant main streets. Along with helping to prevent widespread infection, keeping essentials within close walking or biking distance can
Last week our Coordinator Tasneem made her way through the BIA to distribute COVID Kits to all of our small businesses. Including complimentary hand sanitizer, with additional health and safety print outs.⠀ Spot this bottle at any of our stores, take
Inspiring action to support Main Street recovery across Canada The Main Street Design Challenge has been launched! This coordinated engagement effort for all Canadians interested in design and the future of Main Streets will result in a free, open-access playbook of innovative tools