Business Improvement Association Membership

BIA Board of Management meetings take place the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm at 280 Main Street, Suite 103. All Board meetings are open to BIA members but please contact us in advance for after-hours building access.

Business Resources for Our Members
Some useful links on training, accessibility, business and other resources below.


Training Opportunities
Online Seminars

Making Ontario Accessible (Government of Ontario)
Customer Service Standard (regulation)
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) (regulation)

Business Resources

The Ontario Employment Standards Act (PDF)
Workplace mandatory posting and training requirements
from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Businesses for Sale
Businesses for Lease


Other Resources

Managing your employees
Reduce your wage costs: see if wage subsidies can help pay your staff
EI for the self-employed
Reduce your costs: encourage your customers to pay with cash, cheque or Interac
HST – Ontario Harmonized Sales Tax information bulletins and guides
Hiring apprentices in Ontario and financial incentives
Employer: $2.00 hiring incentives to hire students


More information:
Canadian Federation of Independent Business
Canada Business Network
Canadian Youth Business Foundation
E-Laws Site
Health Canada
Career Edge
Health and Safety Ontario
Ministry of Labour
Service Ontario (Services for Businesses)
Service Canada
Retail Council

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