All One Wholistic Clinic Celebrates International Women’s Day

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We are excited to invite you to our first OPEN HOUSE of 2009 to celebrate International Women’s Day. Women of all ages are welcome to attend a variety of FREE seminars, hands-on demonstrations and consultations: Mini Massage and Reflexology sessions (5 to 8 pm) Mini BodyTalk Sessions (5 to 8 pm) BodyTalk System Seminar (at 5:30pm) Healthy Nutrition for Hormone … Read More

Edward Jones Open House Feb. 14

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The RVBIA welcomes one of the newest members of our business community, Edward Jones Investments at 281 Roncesvalles Avenue. They are introducing themselves to our neighbourhood with an open house on Saturday, Feb. 14 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Complimentary chocolate fountain and financial pointers will be served. Mary Anne and Nick serve the community with objective financial strategies … Read More

Blackout Update

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The RVBIA was in attendance at yesterday’s meeting regarding the recent blackout. The meeting was hosted by our MPP Cheri diNovo and Councillor Gord Perks, who also happens to be on the board of Toronto Hydro. Also on the panel were representatives from Ontario Hydro and Hydro One. The long and short of it is, the duration of our blackout … Read More


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UPDATE: Councillor Gord Perks has arranged a public meeting to discuss the blackout on Thursday, January 22 at 7:00 at the Parkdale Public Library at Queen and Cowan. Representatives from Toronto Hydro and Hydro One will be present. The residents associations of Ward 14 will also be holding a meeting about the blackout this Sunday, January 25th from 11:30 a.m. … Read More

RVBIA members benefit from TABIA membership

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As RVBIA members, all Roncesvalles business and property owners automatically receive membership in TABIA, the umbrella organization of Toronto BIAs. TABIA works with the 65 BIAs in Toronto, representing more than 27,000 individual BIA members. From the TABIA website: Founded in 1980, TABIA gives Toronto Business Improvement Areas a voice. From advocacy to collective bargaining, TABIA actively advances the interests … Read More

RVBIA Annual General Meeting October 15th

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All members of the Roncesvalles Village BIA are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the RVBIA. The AGM will take place on Wednesday, October 15th at the Polish Credit Union (220 Roncesvalles Avenue). Registration/sign-in will begin at 6:30 p.m., with a free dinner at 7:00, and the meeting to follow. You can RSVP by contacting Coordinator Keith Denning … Read More

Façade improvement grant deadline approaching fast

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All Roncesvalles Village BIA members are eligible for the 2008 Commercial Façade Improvement Program. This is possibly the single best benefit the City provides to individual businesses. The City will pay half the cost of eligible improvements to your storefront, to a maximum grant of $10,000, or $12,500 for a corner property. The deadline for applications is approaching fast. Applications … Read More

City swiping unlicensed A-frame signs without warning

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Image: Municipal Licensing & Standards Allowable Locations: This diagram shows where A-frame signs may be located, according to a new City bylaw. Today’s Toronto Star reports that the City has begun swiping A-frame signs without warning from businesses who have not received a $200 license sticker. The businesses are charged a $100 retrieval fee to get their property back, plus … Read More

Spring Fever Event 2008

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The Roncesvalles Village BIA is pleased to present this year’s Spring Fever Event. The day-long event is on Saturday, May 10th. The all-day sidewalk sale up and down Roncesvalles is only the beginning! There will also be entertainment, a craft centre, on-street food, face painting, music, and the ever-popular jumping castles for the kids at various places up and down … Read More