• For the past six months, Sheppard East Village BIA has been represented at the monthly meetings of the 42 Division Community Police Liaison Committee – one of the more active and productive CPLCs throughout Toronto.

    This participation provides Sheppard East Village with direct communications to the local Police, under the leadership of Superintendant Kim Yeandle and Inspector David Vickers, whenever an issue arises in our area.  It also provides the Police with a means of sharing important information with our 525+ BIA members.

  • Those who have been in the west end of Sheppard East Village BIA recently will have noticed an impressive new visual addition – a mural on the wall beside the CP Rail overpass just east of Glen Watford Drive, on the south side of Sheppard Avenue.

    The mural is the creation of a talented young Toronto artist named Elicser, who is associated with a non-profit organization called ‘Surface Art’, that successfully arranged for funding for this mural from the City’s StreetARToronto program.

  • On June 7 and 8, the Canadian Tire at 4630 Sheppard Avenue East, at McCowan Road, hosted a barbeque and fund-raiser that marked the 10th anniversary of Jumpstart – a community program that helps kids participate in sports, dance or other physical activities.

    Ed Lukezic and his colleagues thank all of their customers who helped support this worthy cause.

  • On Wednesday May 29, 10 current and past members of the Board of Sheppard East Village BIA had the opportunity to meet with Mayor John Tory, at lunch, to talk about local matters of interest and concern to our members – the businesses and professional offices on Sheppard, between Midland Avenue and Markham Road.

  • On May 3, Hogan Chevrolet Buick GMC hosted  ‘Drive for a Cause’  - a successful event in support of the Scarborough Sharks Girls Hockey Association.

    In a unique approach, people could take a ‘no-obligation’ test drive of a Hogan car, in return for a $50 contribution to the Sharks.  Some 181 people took a test drive that day and others kicked in for some delicious foods barbequed at Hogan’s.  This event generated a total contribution to the Scarborough Sharks Girls Hockey Association of $9,621!

  • When people talk about Sheppard East Village, one comment comes up all the time: “We love the food in your area -tasty, reasonably priced and it’s authentic – just like the people who make and sell it.”

    These comments came to mind with all the recent publicity – Toronto Star; CTV; Global TV and others – about a blog by American economist and author Tyler Cowen, in which he stated: “Scarborough is the best ethnic food suburb I have seen in my life – ever – by an order of magnitude.”

  • At the recent Annual General Meeting of Sheppard East Village BIA, 8 members were elected to serve as the Board for the next 4 years.  Once the Board was elected by the BIA members, it then elected its Officers, from among the Board members.

    We thank these individuals for agreeing to provide their time for the good of all the businesses and professional offices on and near Sheppard Avenue East, between Midland Avenue and Markham Road.

    Here is the new Board of Management of Sheppard East Village BIA:

  • We are pleased to report that the recent Hogan Chevrolet, Buick GMC food drive in support of the Daily Bread Food Bank was a great success.

    With the continuing generous support of their customers and staff, the Hogan food drive was able to turn over 3,075 pounds of food to the Food Bank – a major contribution to an important service for the people of Toronto.

    Hogan Chevrolet Buick GMC is located at 5000 Sheppard Ave. East, between Markham and McCowan.

  • Danny Wong, an enthusiastic and knowledgeable young professional, is now the Manager of Superior Tire (5070 Sheppard Ave. East – just west of Markham Road) and is ready to meet your automotive needs.   Danny succeeded Ken Diceman, who retired after 30+ years with Superior Tire.

    Ken Diceman was a founding member of the Sheppard East Village BIA and served as a Board member and Treasurer, for a number of years.  We wish Ken well and thank him for his active support of all the businesses and professional offices in our area.