Welcome to the York-Eglinton BIA

Toronto’s International Marketplace in the Heart of the City

The over 200 member businesses in the area of York-Eglinton. We offer shoppers and visitors a vibrant international market with shops, restaurants and services that cater to the city’s diverse heritage.

The York-Eglinton BIA represents the area of York-Eglinton. This covers Eglinton Avenue West from Marlee Avenue to Dufferin Street. Read more about our BIA here >


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Now that a new year started many of you decided this is the year to open a business! There are many things to consider when opening a new business such as location, distribution, marketing, legal fees, financing, business name… etc. But one of those important things are... Read more


December 17th, 2016 for the “York-Eglinton Celebrate Winter Event”


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Did You See Us? Music, happiness, dance and most of all friendly neighbours made the scene this past Saturday during our "Celebrate Winter 2016" event. The York-Eglinton BIA brought some holiday spirit to our... Read more




Enterprise Toronto has many Seminars and Events this 2017.

“Enterprise Toronto and its partners offer year-round learning opportunities for entrepreneurs and small business owners, from regularly scheduled seminars to large annual events like the Small Business Forum” (enterprise Toronto)

Check up their upcoming events here!

Crosstown’s UPDATES!

Did you know that the pedestrian light at Oakwood Avenue has been moved? Check this out here

More updates on the LRT construction, business profiles and more information can be find on the Crosstown website!


New Reggae Lane Mural!!


Yes, You read it right! The Reggae Lane second mural is done and you can come and see it anytime in the Reggae Lane located at Oakwood near Eglinton Avenue.

We thank you our artist Adrian Hayles for his amazing job.

Small Business Seminars at the YorkBIA Office!

The York-Eglinton BIA is starting our “Business Seminars” at the office. We want to provide our members a space where information relevant to small businesses will be shared and there will be facilitated discussions… read more

Thank you all for coming!

York-Eglinton International Festival

A half kilometer full street closure with over 35,000 attendees. This multicultural event has something for everyone. Performance and vendor areas, a large Kids-Zone, international food, local business sales, and much more.WEBSITEFESTIVAL

Local and internationally known performance artist entertained. Businesses and vendors offered some of the best sales of the year. Food, fun, live entertainment and happy neighbours were the highlights of the festival.

See you next year!

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Pictures by: Farhana Ahmed


Check out more pictures of the fest at www.internationalstreetfest.com


Want more?

Check York-Eglinton in the news! here > IN THE NEWS

Oakwood and Fairbank Station Construction info here > METROLINX NEWS

Events happenig in our community here > EVENTS

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*All member businesses in the York-Eglinton Business Improvement Area are entitled to a free listing in the YorkBia.com Business Directory. To add, change or inquire about your page, please contact us at info@yorkbia.com.