What is a good Valentine's Day gift? Start by shopping locally! Not only will you be more likely to find something truly one of a kind for your beloved, but you will also be using your spending power to support you
Webinar Series City Building Research in Focus City Building Ryerson is pleased to present a new webinar series featuring multidisciplinary research across campus in city building and urban innovation: City Building Research in Focus. Experiencing ZOOM fatigue? Don't worry--these engaging, informal sessions will deliver
CONTEST: submit your photos for a chance to win one of two $50 vouchers to spend at ANY shop in our BIA.
In celebration of our 40th anniversary, we are hoping to crowdsource a number of photos and stories that help paint a picture of each decade passed. Do you have some great snaps from over the years? Stories to share about your
Small Business Rally Our small business owners will be taking a (socially distant) stand outside of their shops this coming Friday, December 11th at 12 noon. #thinkoutsidethebigbox Show Your Support Use your purchasing power to support small local businesses when buying gifts, and
The festival of lights falls on Saturday, November 14, this year. Though we are not able to gather in person we will continue to hold space for this important cultural celebration. 🪔 Consul General Ms. Apoorva Srivastava has joined us in
HOW TO PARTICIPATE Search: Check the Ontario Made database before making purchasing decisions. Buy: Look for the logo when you're shopping. Share: Celebrate on social media what is manufactured right here. Spot an Ontario Made product? Use the hashtags #OntarioMade and #SupportOntarioMade. Don't forget
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
Skip the Big Box Stores. Shop Local. Invest in Your Community and Local Economy! Invest in Arts and Culture!
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