Local Roncy Heroes

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Hi Roncy! You may have received a piece of mail from the Roncesvalles Village BIA recently telling you about our newest campaign to find our #LocalRoncyHeroes.   It begins on National Superheroes Day – and we hope you’ll join in! There is a fun cut-out mask included on that direct mail piece AND you can download and print more masks below. … Read More

Andrew Musial 1948 – 2021

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It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that long time Roncesvalles Village business owner and former Board member, Andrew Musial, passed away recently. Roncesvalles Village residents may remember Andrew and his wife Christine, both pharmacists, as the owners and operators of The Pharmacy Shoppe at 137 Roncesvalles Ave. from 1974 – 2007.  Andrew also served as … Read More

RVBIA Statement on Fair Rights to Service

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The Roncesvalles Village BIA is aware of an incident that occurred at a shop in our community on March 26th that has shed light on reports of similar incidents of harassment. We have reached out to the parties involved to understand what happened.  We denounce refusing service to customers on the basis of their identity. We are working with the … Read More

Ontario Imposes Stay At Home Order – April 7

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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

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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

To Roncy With Love

Veronica F.Our Roncesvalles, Roncesvalles Village BIA

Mural by Philip Cote and Jim Bravo, The Original People Leading to the Eighth Fire 2018.

Over the last five years, I’ve had the privilege to serve this community through the many activities and positive impacts of the Roncesvalles Village BIA. This past year has demonstrated extraordinary strength, resilience and mutual support among the locals and businesses in our community. It’s been an honour to serve my community and as I prepare to retire from the … Read More

Celebrating 50 years of Connecting People & Place

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  In 1967, a proliferation of shopping malls were springing up on the outskirts of the city. With less shopping traffic, this resulted in vacancies and some neighbourhood Main Streets began to look run down. Out of frustration and a desire to improve the appeal of the street, Alex Ling, along with other shop owners from Bloor Street West, approached … Read More

Anti-Racism and Social Justice Committee Formation

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In recognition of our responsibility to actively foster inclusion and diversity, we have begun forming a Anti-Racism and Social Justice Committee. We are committed to working together to establish and implement changes that will make a meaningful impact in our community. Systemic racism exists within our society and our community is not exempt. We hope to create a committee of … Read More

Request for Proposal for Branding and Design Services

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We are pleased to invite Proposals for Branding and Design Services for the Roncesvalles Village BIA. Please see the Branding Brief for Designers for guidelines & Request for Proposal. Should you have any questions, please review our timelines and contact us by the end of the day on July 29th (contact info is provided on the above documents) . Proposals … Read More