Tory speaks to Scarborough business leaders

Mayor John Tory brought his vision for Scarborough’s future to a sold-out luncheon of Scarborough’s business leaders on March 27. On the eve of a crucial transit vote at City Council, it was no surprise that the Mayor’s vision included a subway extension. This was the second year for the Scarborough Business Association’s (SBA) Lunch with […]

Annual lunch with Mayor John Tory lunch set for March 27

Mayor John Tory to lunch with Scarborough Business leaders (Scarborough, ON) Mayor John Tory will bring his vision for Scarborough’s future to a lunch with an expected 400 business leaders on March 27. It’s the second year for the Scarborough Business Association’s (SBA) Lunch with Mayor John Tory and it has quickly become an important […]

A great start to a great new year!

It’s a new calendar year – and with it comes new opportunities for Scarborough business. Join us for our first event of 2017 – a Super Networking Breakfast, Jan. 11 7 – 9 a.m. at JC’s Banquet Hall, 1686 Ellesmere Rd. You can register here. It’s a hot buffet morning with exercises to let participants […]

Marg Middleton steps down as first SBA president

Marg has been a catalyst for the association’s progress, initially accepting the president’s position on the founding board with provision it would be for a one-year term. Now 18 months later, the retired former general manager of Metroland Media Toronto is moving on. “Marg worked tirelessly for the vision of the SBA,’ said Andrew Petrou […]

An SBA statement on city council consideration of a parking tax or levy

As the City of Toronto considers new revenue opportunities, the Scarborough Business Association would like to provide its opposition to the suggestions of a parking tax or levy. This is a challenging business environment and we believe a parking levy or tax would negatively impact – and in many cases cripple – businesses both small […]

City’s TESS employment centres want to help you business

The Scarborough Business Association will welcome representatives of the City of Toronto’s employment help centre to its next speaker/networking breakfast, May 11. Toronto Employment and Social Services (TESS) staff will provide information on the employment services managed and delivered through TESS Employment Centres located across the city, in collaboration with a broad network of community […]

Learn about business development resources

April networking and speaker breakfast offers great ideas on how to put the city to work for you You are not alone in developing your business. At the next Scarborough Business Association speaker and networking breakfast, Margie Galarneau and Neil Farmer from the City of Toronto Economic Development Department will be presenting on business development […]

Ex-Raptor Coach Speaks on Leadership, Success

SBA/UTSC offer joint speaker/networking event on April 29 Scarborough Business Community members and the community are invited to a day of small business learning, at U of T’s Scarborough Campus, April 29. Highlighting the day – known as Leader2Leader – will be a day-ending keynote speech by former Toronto Raptor coach Butch Carter followed by […]

Hardy Lays Out Plan for Scarborough’s Growth

The tools are there. Now it’s execution time Dave Hardy is a Scarborough booster. For the past two years, he’s been the lead architect in the Scarborough Community Renewal Program. He’s a community planner and Principal at Hardy, Stevenson and Associates Inc. He has a long history of community involvement. So when he provides some […]