Saturday, 23 May 2020 08:54
Hi Folks, I'm very sad to report that one of our valued BIA members has announced their closure this afternoon. After 20 years, Pealac Rugs at 815 Broadview Avenue is closing. Nima and his wonderful store has been a mainstay in our BIA. Nima and his family not only have a business in our BIA but are also local residents. Nima has been trying to work things out in terms of rent but has not been able to come to…
Friday, 22 May 2020 15:28
Good Morning All, This has been a busy week as we've seen a few of our retail members slowly and safely open their doors. Today I wanted to remind you of the current rules - there's a lot of guidelines and it's easy to miss something. Social Distancing & Gatherings: - This morning Mayor Tory reminded people that we are still maintaining the 5 people rule for gatherings and those 5 people all need to live in the same house.…
Friday, 22 May 2020 09:20
Good Afternoon All, As you know, every morning I watch the PM's daily briefing on CTV News and then update all of you; and, every morning while waiting for the PM CTV interviews Dr. Abdul Sharkawy. Dr. Sharkawy is an Infectious Diseases Specialist with the University Health Network here in Toronto. I find his daily CTV interviews very helpful and easy to understand. Today Dr. Sharkawy was asked how to properly wear a mask now that Dr. Tam has recommended…
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 15:36
Good Afternoon All, In his daily briefing today the PM announced that the commercial rent relief program, CECRA, will be open for applications starting this coming Monday, May 25/20. Below is the updated information again from CMCH - as I mentioned yesterday, I encourage all landlords and tenants to click on the site and review all of the information and requirements. And remember that applications will be accepted in a staged manner: Ontario landlords with 10+ tenants can apply on…
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 09:32
Good Afternoon All, Sorry for the third email today but..... CMHC has just released some new details for the CECRA program. I urge you to share this with your landlords (some landlords are included in this email but not all). I also encourage landlords and tenants to read through all of the details and to look at the samples documents included. These samples will assist you in preparing your application and have everything ready to submit once this program is…
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 15:51
Hi All, This is a follow-up to my earlier update. In his briefing this afternoon Premier Ford discussed the following: - Ontario has 427 new cases today. This is an increase and the goal is to have a consistent reduction of cases for a 2 week period. We haven't been able to achieve that yet. Again, for all businesses able to reopen you must have safety protocols in place. Of the total number of covid cases in the Province of…

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