COVID-19 coronavirus

The following precautions are recommended. These are the same precautions used for influenza seasons, except for the mask and gloves.

1) NO HANDSHAKING! Use a fist bump, slight bow, elbow bump, etc.

2) Use ONLY your knuckle to to...


Minimising BIA Board Attrition

Minimising BIA Board Attrition

Introduction of Per Diems

Per Diems for BIA Board members are long overdue. Toronto milks BIAs for millions annually and has never shown any appreciation or generosity towards those who serve on these Boards, promoting the city’s interests.

Five of the...


Commercial Business Interruptions

We all are aware of the annual Spring and Summer road closures that overwhelm sections Toronto due to upgrading or repairing arterial streets. Thankfully, many of these restrictions affect the local businesses for a week or two resulting in minor inconveniences to the retail/commercial sector.



How To Be A Good Chair

Role and Conduct of a Good Chair

This dissertation defines what a Chair could do to maximize the success of its Management Board. The appropriate qualities are listed with explanation. Also included; some conduct to be avoided.

Forethought and Preparation

Inexperienced Chairs often mistake their primary role as managi...


Decongestion Tax Coming…

Road Closures and Selfish Solutions

Every year Toronto is subjected to road closures which not only frustrate traffic flow - but cause economic hardship to Toronto’s business community.

The politicians view this as a way of life - ‘the cost of doing business’.

But this ‘cost of doing business’ is on the backs of those who provide jobs, dev...