Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, will present its 24th edition from April 27 to May 7, 2017, presenting over 200 films from across the globe and welcoming hundreds of international filmmakers and industry delegates to Toronto!
St. Patrick’s Day
Open to the Public March 11, 2017 In 2014, the story of nine rare blue whales becoming trapped in ice and dying, off the coast of Newfoundland, went viral when two of the blue whales washed ashore into Rocky Harbour. The devastating loss to the blue whale population, which is equivalent to the population of […]
12th Annual Bloor-Yorkville Icefest A Huge Success!
Celebrate winter with the 12th Annual Bloor-Yorkville Icefest taking place on Saturday, February 25th and Sunday, February 26th throughout the Village of Yorkville Park and surrounding area. Open to the public on February 25th from 12 Noon–8 pm and February 26th from 12 Noon–5 pm, the Village of Yorkville Park and Cumberland Street will […]
The Bloor-Yorkville BIA launched the innovative Bloor-Yorkville Travel Rebate program In September, and several BIA members are taking advantage of the program. The BIA extends this program to all BIA Members, and you could still get involved!
An annual photographic fundraiser for the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT), SNAP lights up the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon, at the Toronto Reference Library, on March 30, 2017. Now in its 15th year, this glittering, gala evening encompasses a photo competition, along with a Live and Silent Auction of art. Among the entrees, for […]
Each Winter and Summer, the BIA staff treat themselves, by partaking in a Winterlicious and Summerlicious lunch, trying out a new Yorkville venue each time. As a small group, we love to take the lunch hour to see what our participating BIA restaurants have to offer. We’re only four of the 5.6 million who have […]
A long time part of the Bloor-Yorkville streetscape are the distinctive, decorative blue lampposts, which are owned by the BIA. Unfortunately, on occasion, lampposts are damaged or destroyed by trucks and other vehicles. The cost of replacing a lamppost ranges from $16,000 to $21,000, which is a cost to the BIA, if we cannot source the party who did the damage.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR WAGES IS AVAILABLE! The 2017 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) application period for employers is now open. Apply before Friday, February 3, 2017! Canada Summer Jobs is a Government of Canada initiative. It provides funding for not-for-profit organizations, public sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer full-time employees to create summer […]