The Village of Orléans in the 1950s was mostly beautiful, productive farmland. On the main street, businesses thrived with the patronage of local farmers. One of those prosperous businesses … [Read more...] about Boucherie D’Orléans/ Orléans Meat Market
Like many of the very best business coaches, Catherine Fair’s resume is packed with a broad range of work experiences. But what strikes you first is that she’s a whip-smart people-person. A … [Read more...] about Are you “Meant for More”?
On September 16, 1970, Bloor West Village BIA in Toronto became the first Business Improvement Area (BIA) in the world! Are you proud to be Canadian now? We certainly are! Fast forward to 2020, and … [Read more...] about 50 Years in the Making!
Understanding the Value of BIAs It has long been suspected that Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) make an enormous contribution to the economic, social and cultural health of our province and our … [Read more...] about Return on Investment (ROI)
Today is the day! September 16th marks the 50th anniversary of the legislation that created BIAs, a made-in-Canada initiative that has become one of our greatest exports. The legislation has … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday BIAs!
An article by OBIAA In 1967, challenges were facing retailers as a proliferation of shopping malls were springing up on the outskirts of the city. As a result, some merchants were forced to close … [Read more...] about The Pioneer of all BIAs
Did you know that it is Canada’s BIAs 50th anniversary? This week we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the legislation that created BIAs. September 16th is the official day that BIAs … [Read more...] about Celebrating 50 Years!
For Christina LH of Christina LH Photography, photography is definitely more than a passion. It is, as she calls it, “my healthy addiction”. She is known for her creative, relaxed, and … [Read more...] about BIA Faces of Business
The Interview 1. Business Name: SupperWorks ORLEANS AND NEPEAN 2. Your Name: Alison Kelly-Quesnel 3. How long have you been in business? SupperWorks has been in Orleans over 12 … [Read more...] about BIA Faces of Business: SupperWorks
The Heart of Orleans is celebrating local business owners and staff through its very own BIA Faces of Business Album where you can see the many beautiful faces behind our businesses. Heart of Orleans … [Read more...] about Celebrating the Small and Mighty!