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College Promenade BIA

Established in 2005, the BIA is made up of retail stores, restaurants and service-oriented businesses – with a membership of more than 100 businesses.

Click here to see the official boundaries of the College Promenade BIA.

What is a BIA and why is it important?

A Business Improvement Area (BIA) is a geographic area in a municipality, wherein which a BIA Board of Management made up of local business and commercial property owners, elected at the time of Toronto municipal elections and serving on a volunteer basis, has a mandate to promote economical development by enhancing the safety, look and feel of their neighbourhoods to attract more visitors to shop and dine, as well as to draw new businesses to their area. BIAs are created and governed by Provincial and Municipal legislation.

Who is on the Board of the BIA?

Chair - Julie Fass

Vice Chair - Frank Paolo

Secretary - Julia Rapp

Director - Ben Swirsky

City Councillor Ana Bailao

City Councillor Mike Layton

Monthly Meetings

Join us for our monthly meetings held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at the YMCA at 931 College St. Photo ID is required .

  • September 10, 2019 @9:30am

  • October 8th, 2019 @9:309am

  • November 12th, 2019 @9:30am