Hillcrest Village News
Annual General Meeting
Wednesday, November 25th

The 2020 Virtual AGM is fast-approaching! All Property Owners and Business Owners must pre-register with the BIA Coordinator.

Be sure to add this to your calendar from our events page today!

Thanksgiving 2020
October 10th, 2020

Click here to read the latest Hillcrest Village BIA Newsletter!

City of Toronto
New Programs
Free LED Lighting Upgrades
October 8th, 2020

"Don’t miss out on your chance to receive up to $2,000 in free LED interior lighting upgrades to your business. LED lighting upgrades can save you up to 20% on your electricity costs.

email Nick Brown, our Energy Manager, if you are interested in participating. He will connect you with a program representative who will schedule a free lighting assessment to determine what lighting upgrades you are eligible for.

This program ends in December so don’t miss this amazing opportunity to conserve energy and save money!"

Green Recovery Webinar Reminder
October 8th, 2020

“Just another reminder to your member businesses about our upcoming webinar! We will be covering 3 City of Toronto programs that support a green recovery. The programs featured will cover project financing, solar energy projects as well as water conservation incentives provided by the city. Please send this email to your member businesses and have them sign up for one of the 3 available times at the link below.”

Use the Registration Link here!

October 6th, 2020
More COVID-19 prevention measures and a plan to support restaurants and bars
Digital Main Street
October 8th, 2020
Small Business Month Is Here!

Click here to read the full Digital Main Street Newsletter!

Important Links
ShopHERE Program
Ontario Grants
Future Proof Programs

August 29th, 2020
How 10 SMBs Reinvented Themselves After COVID Shut Their Doors
Electricity Rate Update
October 15th, 2020

The Ontario Energy Board has decided to resume time of use rates as well as raise electricity rates 2%. This will be effective November 1st. There is also the introduction of time of use customers having the option to go to a tiered rate plan. Both rates have benefits depending on how and when your business operates. Please get in touch with me to figure out which rate will work best for you.

Here is the link for more information on the Enbridge, Small Business Lighting (SBL) and Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) for residential retrofits:




Click here to view the Second Webinar Presentation and Water Program Brochures.

Please email the TABIA Energy Manager Nick Brown if you have any questions.

Electricity Rate Update
October 15th, 2020

Click here to read the full article from the Ontario Energy Board.

You can also use the Energy Bill Calculator tool here.

If you have any questions, you can email TABIA Energy Manager Nick Brown here.

OBIAA Updates
October 15th, 2020

Click here to read the full OBIAA Monthly Update!

Member Needs Assistance - Diversity in BIA Policies
August 26th, 2020
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PPE by PopUp Clothing Deals
October 1st, 2020

Click here to see more information.

Restaurant Postcards
October 1st, 2020

“MPP Marketing Group can design and print 5" X 8" postcards for your restaurant. Let your customers know that you offer delicious and affordable food options to feed your hungry family and friends.

25,000 postcards 5" X 8", full color

Affordable and easy to distribute using the post office or local delivery options, avoid costly internet advertising fees. Contact to order.”

September 29th, 2020

"Ruckify is the world's largest peer-to-peer rental platform that aims to reduce unnecessary consumerism and provide people the ability to earn some additional income with everyday items that they already own. We work with individuals, small businesses who'd like to try renting, and existing rental businesses."

Click here to view their website.

Gift Card Auctions
August 25th, 2020

“Local merchants are the lifeblood of any community. SupportLocal.Club is a cashless way for local merchants to band together and generate greater awareness and opportunities for themselves and the communities in which they do business.”

Click here to view their website.

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If you wish to contact us with any questions, we would love to hear from you!

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