Welcome to Mount Pleasant Village!

Established officially in 2008, we are Midtown Toronto’s #1 shopping destination with nearly 200 and services here to keep you and your family healthy, happy, and stylish all year round! Come and discover your village!

As our business district continues to evolve, so too does our variety of family-friendly programming. Stay in touch and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Location

We are located in the heart of Midtown Toronto, along the old-town strip of Mount Pleasant Road from Eglinton to Davisville Avenues. Explore our directory to discover the services and stores we have to offer you and your family.

What do we do?

We are an association of local business owners committed to promoting and strengthening our Midtown community through public engagement. We accomplish this through various means of supporting our member businesses with timely relevant information, marketing, government lobbying, and investment into public infrastructure aimed to give life to our streets and to make our area more accessible and memorable to you, our visitor! We are governed by a Board of Management and initiatives are created and implemented by our Coordinator and Community Manager.

What is a Business Improvement Area?

A BIA is an official geographically-defined association of business and property owners that operate along with the City of Toronto to help strengthen our local economies by promoting local shopping and public engagement. We are partnered with the Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas (TABIA) and the Ontario Association of Business Improvement Areas (OBIAA) and work to advocate local shopping, small business development, and public engagement for Toronto, the Province, and abroad. Currently there are 83 BIAs in Toronto and over 200 more scattered across the Province of Ontario.

Volunteer Board of Directors

Greg Heller | Chair
David Zammit | Vice-Chair, Acting Treasurer
Jess McEwen | Secretary
Sheryl Herle
Scott Purdy
Corey Lawrence
Sam Keefe
Hasina Lookman

Councillor Josh Matlow
Councillor Jaye Robinson

Staff

Lais Fabricio | Coordinator

Lais has been working with BIAs since 2018. With a strong background in marketing strategy, she has always worked with small and medium businesses. At the BIA, she carries out many different activities in order to bring people together, develop great events and help the Board of Directors determine their more urgent needs presenting effective solutions. This involves wearing multiple hats and managing a variety of projects and tasks at once. She always looking for ways to support small businesses in this city that she now calls home.

Meagan Madill | Special Events

A curator, marketer, producer, entrepreneur and founder of curated by m, Meagan Madill is an experienced event, PR and marketing professional with a broad range of experience. Meagan has worked intimately and collaboratively with locally, nationally and internationally renowned brands, including the Art Gallery of Ontario, Microsoft and BMW, crafting one of a kind experiences and stories that connect to the people that matter most to her clients. With over 13 years of diverse experience Meagan brings a unique and developed perspective on how to create in this new age.

Riley Welch | Social Media

Owner of 92Social, Riley Welch is an experienced social media professional, creative marketer, and creator. Riley has worked in the music, radio, and television industries, and has been working closely with small businesses in the GTA.
With close to 10 years in the digital marketing space, he has experience in social media, PR, and broadcasting. Riley was born and raised in the GTA and is always in search of the best donut in the city. Lover of music in all genres and is counting down the days until he can watch a concert in a music hall somewhere in Toronto.

Keven Menager | Community Manager

Keven has worked in retail in various capacities for just over 30 years, with BIAs for 20 years, and (overlapping) as a web developer/tech guy for 15 years. Formally, he has earned a B.Comm with a specialty in Retail Operations. He brings with him a drive to help small businesses do more with what they have, expertise & experience from working with 6 other BIAs, and a strong desire to always do better. If you have any queries about the BIA website, city initiatives, or just want to chat about your own business, Keven lives 2 minutes away and is always happy to speak with BIA members. Temporary Contact: ennovative@gmail.com.