With the 2022 provincial election approaching the Ontario Business Improvement Area Association (OBIAA) has created the Main Street Means Business to inform BIA members about issues affecting Main Street Businesses across Ontario.

The guide includes the information needed to navigate Parties’ Election Platforms in support of enhancing and growing Ontario’s Main Street economy. The guide focuses on issues affecting Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) and recommends actions to key issues. 

The Main Street Means Business guide focuses on the following areas: 

  1. Municipal Act Governance
  2. The Economic Effect of Social Issues
    1. Housing
    2. Social Issues
  3. Economic Recovery
    1. Main Street Small Business
    2. Basic Income
    3. Childcare

The OBIAA believes that focusing on these issues in party’s election platforms will assist with enhancing and growing Ontario’s Main Streets economy.

Click here to view OBIAA’s Main Street Means Business guide.