In the Riverside BIA, you are part of a dynamic, successful and diverse community. We have compiled a list of resources which can help you get more involved in the neighbourhood and make use of the BIA’s free services for members. Don’t know if you are a Riverside BIA member? Email us at

Riverside BIA Services at a Glance – ways we help grow the neighbourhood and your business:

  • Marketing the area & your business through community events (see our year-round calendar of events including festivals, neighbourhood tours and more) and outreach (e.g. Riverside Magazine, concierge associations)
  • Weekly Graffiti Removal (up to 10ft back from the curb along Queen St E)
  • Media profile via Riverside Weekly E-news (sign up at the bottom of our homepage), blogs, news releases, news outlets (e.g. Snapd, blogTO, NOW)
  • Profile via Social Media: Riverside BIA Twitter: @riversideBIA, Facebook: /RiversideTO, Instagram: riverside_bia – join the conversation using #RiversideTO
  • Seasonal decoration of street planters, neighbourhood gateway enhancements (e.g. Bridge lighting)
  • Community streetscape enhancements (benches, lighting, planters, cigarette receptacles, murals) and partnership with City of Toronto on Streetscape elements (e.g. tree pits, bicycle racks, transit shelters)
  • Capital Infrastructure projects (e.g. Bridge lighting, Banners) and access to Grants (e.g. Façade Improvement Grant, Mural Grant)
  • Strong connection to local MP, MPP and Councillor offices
  • Value added Community partnerships (e.g. Tourism Toronto, AirBnb, Car2Go, UberRUSH, Jane’s Walk)
  • Corporate Discounts for BIA members (e.g. Staples advantage membership, Tourism Toronto membership, Zipcar), everyday great rates from recommended printers (MLB,Tristone), flyer delivery services (Reliable, Blunt) and photography services (HeadshotsTO)
  • Online Directory of Riverside Businesses
  • Opportunity to get involved in your community through Committees and the Board of Directors

Online Resources/guidelines for your business: