Ontario Imposes Stay At Home Order – April 7

Roncesvalles VillageCOVID19, Roncesvalles Village BIA

The province-wide Stay at Home Order will be effective Wednesday, April 8, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. and will be in place for at least four weeks. What this means: Sadly we are being asked to only go out for essential trips which continues to create hardships for many individuals and businesses. We are being asked to observe restrictions and health … Read More

Province Wide Emergency Brake – April 3

Roncesvalles VillageCOVID19, Roncesvalles Village BIA

The provincewide emergency brake will be effective Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. and will be in place for at least four weeks. 153 ICU doctors signed a letter to Doug Ford imploring the province to ACT NOW to stem the spread as 3rd wave of COVID-19 hits hard and younger Ontarians are ending up in the hospitals. What … Read More

Modified Grey Zone – March 20

Roncesvalles VillageCOVID19, Our Roncesvalles

UPDATE:  Emergency Brake in effect April 3rd has paused opening of patios.  Please refer to the most recent post for up-to-date info on Provincial safety mandates for businesses. On Friday, March 19th, the Ontario government announced changes to the Grey-Lockdown take effect. While indoor dining is prohibited for areas in the Grey-Lockdown level of the Framework, outdoor dining is permitted for Grey-Lockdown … Read More

In the News: Air Quality Pilot for Roncesvalles Businesses

Roncesvalles VillageCOVID19, In The News

In partnership with Digital Main Street the Roncesvalles Village BIA, is pleased to share that AirQ has been selected to pilot their air sensors as part of the DMS Lab in support of small business. What is AirQ This system audits airflow and CO2 in enclosed spaces. Ensuring that every small business has safe airflow is an important part of … Read More

Where to Purchase Non-Medical Masks on Roncesvalles

Roncesvalles VillageCOVID19

Face masks!  From kiddos to youth to adult sizes, Roncesvalles shops have them all. Check the customized Mask On Roncy Google map below to find where to buy. Masks are now required in all public places in the city, so in order to ensure you have one handy, have a look at the map below where to buy on Roncesvalles … Read More

Fall/Winter 2020-21: Patios on Roncesvalles

Roncesvalles VillageCOVID19

NOVEMBER 22, 2020: PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO PROVINCIAL MANDATE, PATIOS ARE CLOSED AT THIS TIME. The leaves may have turned and the nights are definitely cool but you can still lunch and dine al fresco on patios on Roncesvalles! We’ve created a new map for patios available for outdoor dining, grabbing a pint or snack; many of which have … Read More

Summer 2020: Find a Patio on Roncesvalles

Roncesvalles VillageCOVID19, Our Roncesvalles

If you’re like us, you’ve been missing grabbing a coffee, a cold drink and a bite to eat on patios at your favourite restaurants, cafes and bars on Roncesvalles over the past few months.  Which makes it very exciting that many are now open and offering this option. A  few weeks ago we shared a Google Map of patios on … Read More

COVID-19 Pandemic

Veronica F.COVID19

Getting Through This Together As we shift our lives to get through the pandemic, our businesses on Roncesvalles are doing their best to serve us, while following public health directives. Whether their doors are open for business, or they are now operating exclusively online or by phone, they are here for us! Thank you for your continued support of our … Read More

Reopenings on Roncesvalles

Veronica F.COVID19

Masked chef prepares food in front of local pub, called The Local, during pandemic.

Stage 1 Reopenings Ontario reached Stage 1 of reopening on May 19th for retail, non-emergency health services and counselling, veterinary and animal services, as well as community services, outdoor recreational amenities, and maintenance, among others. Businesses on Roncesvalles that have reopened in Stage 1 Retail: In addition to operating online, or with curbside pickup and delivery, all businesses that sell … Read More

Roncy Businesses Pitch In to Support Frontline Workers

Veronica F.Community News, COVID19, Members News

While our businesses have been furiously pivoting their operations to continue serving customers in these extraordinary times, they are also showing creativity and generosity in directing efforts where these are most needed. Recent examples: Bathing Belle is making masks, and has donated 100 to Copernicus Lodge. Some of these were made with fabric donated by Old Country Shop. You can … Read More