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Jan 8

Ontario Small Businesses Start Qualification Process for $2,500 Digital Main Street Transformation Grant

Digital Transformation Grant Program Interest Ramps Up Fast January 8, 2019: Mississauga, Ontario. The Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) with the Government of Ontario announced today that more than 1,000 Ontario […]

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Nov 23

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The Celebrate Ontario 2019 program is now open for applications!

Celebrate Ontario supports programming improvements at new and existing festivals and events that attract tourists for longer stays, create great experiences for visitors and support communities across Ontario. What’s new […]

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Oct 22

Ontario’s Environment Plan

The Province Wants Your Ideas for Ontario’s Environment Plan The Ontario Government is inviting the public and businesses to have their say on how Ontario can deal with environmental challenges […]

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Oct 15

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MEDIA RELEASE: Digital Main Street Launches Grant Program – 10 15 18

Digital Main Street Launches Grant Program Province of Ontario partners with OBIAA to provide grants to help Ontario’s “main street” businesses go online. October 15, 2018: Ottawa, Ontario. Ontario’s Ministry […]

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Jul 5

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Media Release: OBIAA PERL 2018

OBIAA PERL 2018 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 26, 2018 OBIAA and Province of Ontario Meet To Discuss Importance of Main Street BIAs BIAs, through a variety of initiatives […]

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Jun 29

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New Provincial Cabinet – June 29, 2018

The new ministers are as follows: Peter Bethlenfalvy – President of the Treasury Board Raymond Cho – Minister for Seniors and Accessibility Steve Clark – Minister of Municipal Affairs and […]

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May 10

Government to review Public Holiday Rules

Following feedback and discussions with stakeholders such as OBIAA, the office of the Minister Responsible for Small Business would like you to know that the Province will undertake a full […]

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Apr 13

Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) Announces New “Accessibility on Main Street” Project

Ontario’s Main Street Public Spaces to Become More Accessible for Everyone. Collingwood, ON— The Ontario Business Improvement Area Association announced today that it will work with BIAs to improve the […]

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Apr 9

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Province of Ontario Announces Province-Wide Digital Main Street Initiative

MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT MADE BY MINISTER LEAL ON APRIL 9, 2018 VIDEO CLIP OF ANNOUNCEMENT COMMENTS BELOW BY KAY MATTHEWS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE ONTARIO BIA ASSOCIATION AT THE ANNOUNCEMENT: OBIAA […]

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Feb 27

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Province Standing up for Ontario Workers and Businesses

Ontario is standing up for workers and businesses with the introduction of legislation that, if passed, would allow the government to take measured actions in response to discriminatory American procurement […]

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