My Main Street is supporting 106 placemaking projects and 65 Main Street communities

January 12, 2022
| News

Today the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario announced the successful applicants for My Main Street—a $23.25 million investment by the Government of Canada and delivered in partnership by the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) and the Economic Development Council of Ontario (EDCO) to support the revitalization of 200 neighbourhoods across southern Ontario.

Below is a list of successful applicants.

My Main Street, Local Business Accelerator - Main Street Communities

Main Street Community

Organization

Municipality

1. Bramalea

City of Brampton

Brampton

2. Downtown Brampton

City of Brampton

Brampton

3. Kennedy Road

City of Brampton

Brampton

4. Mount Pleasant

City of Brampton

Brampton

5. Queen Street
(Airport Rd, Queen St, Hwy 410)

City of Brampton

Brampton

6. Uptown Brampton

City of Brampton

Brampton

7. Downtown Brockville BIA

Downtown Brockville

Brockville

8. Aldershot Retail Corridor

City of Burlington

Burlington

9. Brant & Lakeshore

Burlington Downtown
Business Association

Burlington

10. Downtown Burlington BIA

Burlington Downtown
Business Association

Burlington

11. Fairview Retail Corridor

City of Burlington

Burlington

12. Cornwall Downtown BIA

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce

Cornwall

13. Caledonia, Hagersville, & Jarvis

Haldimand County

Haldimand County

14. Dunnville, Cayuga, & Selkirk

Haldimand County

Haldimand County

15. Concession Street BIA

City of Hamilton

Hamilton

16. International Village BIA & King Street East Corridor

City of Hamilton

Hamilton

17. James Street Corridor

City of Hamilton

Hamilton

18. Locke Street BIA, Main West
Esplanade BIA, Hess Village
and King West BIA

City of Hamilton

Hamilton

19. Stoney Creek & East Hamilton

City of Hamilton

Hamilton

20. Waterdown BIA

City of Hamilton

Hamilton

21. Downtown Kingston

Kingston Economic Development Corporation

Kingston

22. Williamsville & Inner Harbour

Kingston Economic Development Corporation

Kingston

23. Belmont Village

City of Kitchener

Kitchener

24. Downtown Kitchener (City Centre & Innovation Districts)

City of Kitchener

Kitchener

25. Lancaster Street West
& Victoria Street North

City of Kitchener

Kitchener

26. Market District & King Street East

City of Kitchener

Kitchener

27. Downtown Core (Dundas Street)

London Small
Business Centre

London

28. Dundas St East (Old East Village)

London Small
Business Centre

London

29. Hamilton Road BIA

London Small
Business Centre

London

30. Richmond Row (Downtown Core)

London Small
Business Centre

London

31. First Markham Place & First Markham Centre

Destination Markham Corporation

Markham

32. Unionville BIA

Unionville BIA

Markham

33. Clarkson BIA & Port Credit BIA

The Corporation of the
City of Mississauga

Mississauga

34. Cooksville BIA

The Corporation of the
City of Mississauga

Mississauga

35. Downtown Core Area

The Corporation of the
City of Mississauga

Mississauga

36. Malton BIA & Streetsville BIA

The Corporation of the
City of Mississauga

Mississauga

37. Alexandria & Maxville

North Glengarry Township

North Glengarry Township

38. Downtown Orangeville BIA (South)

Town of Orangeville

Orangeville

39. Downtown Orillia BIA

City of Orillia

Orillia

40. Downtown Oshawa

BACD Inc

Oshawa

41. Bank Street BIA

Ottawa Coalition of
Business Improvement Areas

Ottawa

42. Preston Street BIA

Ottawa Coalition of
Business Improvement Areas

Ottawa

43. Somerset Chinatown BIA

Ottawa Coalition of
Business Improvement Areas

Ottawa

44. Sparks Street BIA

Ottawa Coalition of
Business Improvement Areas

Ottawa

45. Vanier BIA

Ottawa Coalition of
Business Improvement Areas

Ottawa

46. Downtown Port Colborne
& Main Street BIA

City of Port Colborne

Port Colborne

47. Downtown Sarnia & Mitton Village

The Corporation of the City of Sarnia

Sarnia

48. Beckwith Street

Smiths Falls Chamber of Commerce

Smith Falls

49. Downtown Sauble Beach & Downtown Wiarton BIA

Town of South
Bruce Peninsula

South Bruce Peninsula

50. Downtown St. Catharines BIA

City of St. Catharines

St. Catharines

51. Merritton

City of St. Catharines

St. Catharines

52. Downtown St. Thomas

City of St. Thomas

St. Thomas

53. West Elgin (Rodney, West Lorne, Port Glasgow)

City of St. Thomas

St. Thomas

54. St. Marys BIA

investStratford

Stratford

55. Stratford BIA

investStratford

Stratford

56. Downtown Carleton Place

Carleton Place Chamber of Commerce

Town of Carleton Place

57. Essex Centre and Harrow

Town of Essex

Town of Essex

58. Thornhill (Yonge Street Corridor and Centre Street Corridor)

City of Vaughan

Vaughan

59. Vaughan Metropolitan
Centre (VMC) & Highway 7 West

City of Vaughan

Vaughan

60. University District

City of Waterloo EcDev

Waterloo

61. Uptown Waterloo BIA & Urban Growth Area

City of Waterloo EcDev

Waterloo

62. Downtown Brooklin

BACD Inc

Whitby

63. Downtown Whitby North

BACD Inc

Whitby

64. Downtown Whitby South

BACD Inc

Whitby

65. Main Street Whitchurch - Stoufville

Whitchurch-Stouffville Chamber of Commerce

Whitchurch-Stouffville


My Main Street, Community Activator – Year 1 (2021) Main Streets and Municipalities


Neighbourhood / Main Street Name

Organization

Municipality

1. Ajax Public Library

Ajax Public Library Board

Ajax

2. Historic Yonge Street

Town of Aurora

Aurora

3. Historic Downtown Bancroft

Bancroft Business Improvement Area

Bancroft

4. Four highway entrances to town

Bancroft Business Improvement Area

Bancroft

5. Dunlop Street

Downtown Barrie BIA

Barrie

6. Riverside Square

Town of Caledon (Bolton Downtown Revitalization Task Force)

Bolton

7. Downtown Brampton

City of Brampton

Brampton

8. Downtown Brampton

Downtown Brampton BIA

Brampton

9. Downtown Brampton

STEPS Public Art

Brampton

10. King Edward Park

Municipality of Brighton

Brighton

11. King Street

St. John’s United Church

Brockville

12. Brooke-Alvinston Pavilion

The Municipality of Brooke-Alvinston

Brooke-Alvinston

13. Downtown Carleton Place

Downtown Carleton Place BIA

Carleton Place

14. Spooner's Lane

The Municipality of Central Huron

Central Huron

15. Historic Downtown Chatham

Historic Downtown Chatham-Business Improvement Area

Chatham-Kent

16. Centennial Park

Township of Clearview

Clearview

17. Downtown Cobourg

Cobourg Downtown Business Improvement Area

Cobourg

18. Downtown Collingwood

Collingwood Downtown Business Improvement Area

Collingwood

19. Downtown Dresden and additional locations around the town

Downtown Dresden BIA

Dresden

20. Main Street

Canadian Mental Health Association— Waterloo Wellington

Erin

21. Polish Beach Club in Harrow

Polish Peoples’ Home Association

Essex

22. Grove Theatre

Kawartha Works Community Cooperative

Fenelon Falls

23. Uptown Keswick and Aazhaawe Ferry Dock

Town of Georgina

Georgina

24. Sandy Beach

Georgina Island First Nation

Georgina Island First Nation

25. Main Street

Town of Grimsby

Grimsby

26. Wellington Plaza River Trail

Guelph Hiking Trail Club

Guelph

27. Auchmar Estate

Cobalt Connects Creativity

Hamilton

28. Downtown Dundas

Downtown Dundas Business Improvement Area

Hamilton

29. King Street

Downtown Hamilton BIA

Hamilton

30. Westdale Village

Greater Hamilton Arts and Events

Hamilton

31. Pipeline Trail

Hamilton Dialogues

Hamilton

32. Hamilton Public Library

Hamilton Public Library

Hamilton

33. Westdale Village

Westdale Village BIA

Hamilton

34. Downtown Hawkesbury

Commission de la zone d’amélioration commerciale (BIA)

Hawkesbury

35. Historic Downtown Seaforth

Seaforth BIA

Huron East

36. Bobcaygeon, Coboconk-Norland, Fenelon Falls, and Lindsay

City of Kawartha Lakes

Kawartha Lakes

37. Schomberg Lions Parkette

The Corporation of the Township of King

King

38. Portsmouth Village

Tourism Kingston

Kingston

39. Kitchener Market

City of Kitchener

Kitchener

40. King Street

Downtown Kitchener Business Improvement Area

Kitchener

41. Downtown Kitchener

Downtown Kitchener Business Improvement Area

Kitchener

42. Downtown Kitchener

Downtown Kitchener Business Improvement Area

Kitchener

43. Downtown Kitchener

K-W Oktoberfest Inc.

Kitchener

44. Islington Avenue

Kleinburg Business Improvement Area

Kleinburg

45. Rotary Civic Square in Forest

Forest Business Improvement Area

Lambton Shores

46. Grand Bend Beach

The Municipality of Lambton Shores

Lambton Shores

47. Grand Bend Place

Grand Bend Place / Huron Shores United Church

Lambton Shores

48. Town Centre Plaza

The Corporation of the Town of LaSalle

LaSalle

49. Downtown Beamsville

Downtown Bench Beamsville Business Improvement Area

Lincoln

50. Argyle, Hamilton Road, and Hyde Park

City of London

London

51. Downtown London

Downtown London BIA

London

52. Talbot Street

Downtown London BIA

London

53. Downtown London and additional locations around the city

Downtown London BIA

London

54. Multiple locations in Downtown London

Downtown London BIA

London

55. West-Woodfield Heritage District

First-St. Andrew’s United Church

London

56. Hyde Park

Hyde Park BIA

London

57. Four downtown areas

London Arts Council

London

58. Old East Village

Old East Village BIA

London

59. North East London

Siloam United Church

London

60. Bronson Parkette in Madoc

Municipality of Centre Hastings

Centre Hastings

61. Markham Village

Markham Village BIA

Markham

62. Online presence for Ilderton

Ilderton & Area Business Association

Middlesex Centre

63. Cooksville

Crane Creations Theatre Company

Mississauga

64. Downtown Cooksville

Joshua Creek Church

Mississauga

65. Downtown Alliston

Alliston BIA

New Tecumseth

66. Downtown New Tecumseth

Town of New Tecumseth

New Tecumseth

67. Historic Queen Street

Downtown Board of Management, City of Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

68. Queen Street

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake

69. Downtown Kemptville

Municipality of North Grenville

North Grenville

70. Bronte Village

Bronte Business Improvement Area

Oakville

71. Multiple locations in Oakville

Oakville Community Foundation

Oakville

72. Gabriel Street and St. Joseph Boulevard

Bank Street Business Improvement Area

Ottawa

73. Lansdowne Park

Blossoming Hearts Foundation / Fondation Coeurs en Floraison

Ottawa

74. Lansdowne Park

Capital Pride / La Fierté dans la Capitale

Ottawa

75. ByWard Market

Marchés d’Ottawa Markets

Ottawa

76. Somerset Street, Chinatown

Somerset Street Chinatown Business Improvement Area

Ottawa

77. Sparks Street

Sparks Street BIA

Ottawa

78. Main Street East

Canadian Mental Health Association—Waterloo Wellington

Palmerston

79. Historic Downtown Picton

Picton Business Improvement Association

Picton

80. Downtown Wyoming

Town of Plympton-Wyoming

Plympton-Wyoming

81. Downtown Wyoming

Town of Plympton-Wyoming

Plympton-Wyoming

82. West Street & Clarence Street

City of Port Colborne

Port Colborne

83. Heritage Business District

Municipality of Port Hope

Port Hope

84. Centennial Park

City of Quinte West

Quinte West

85. Downtown Richmond Hill

The Village of Richmond Hill Business Improvement Area

Richmond Hill

86. Avondale Park

Corporation of the City of Sarnia

Sarnia

87. Centennial Park

Tourism Sarnia-Lambton — with PM Entertainment Group & Foundation

Sarnia

88. Port Perry Fairgrounds

Scugog Chamber of Commerce

Scugog

89. Downtown Smiths Falls

Downtown Smiths Falls Business Association

Smiths Falls

90. Settlers Ridge Shopping Centre

Smiths Falls & District Chamber of Commerce

Smiths Falls

91. James Street & St. Paul Street

Corporation of the City of St. Catharines

St. Catharines

92. Downtown St. Catharines

St. Catharines Downtown Association

St. Catharines

93. Multiple locations in St. Thomas

St. Thomas Economic Development Corporation

St. Thomas

94. Historic Downtown Stratford

Stratford City Centre Business Improvement Area

Stratford

95. Historic Downtown Stratford

Stratford Tourism Alliance

Stratford

96. Historic Downtown Stratford

United Way Perth-Huron

Stratford

97. Lower Main

The Corporation of The Town of Wasaga Beach

Wasaga Beach

98. Village Market Square

Uptown Waterloo BIA

Waterloo

99. Virginia Beach Marina and The Queensway

Uptown Waterloo BIA

Waterloo

100. Downtown Whitby

Downtown Whitby BIA

Whitby

101. Downtown Whitby

Downtown Whitby BIA

Whitby

102. Downtown Whitby

Town of Whitby

Whitby

103. Downtown Windsor

Art Gallery of Windsor

Windsor

104. Olde Sandwich Towne

Olde Sandwich Towne BIA

Windsor

105. Via Italia / Erie Street

Via Italia / Erie St. BIA

Windsor

106. Downtown Woodstock

City of Woodstock

Woodstock