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Lakeshore Rd. W.: Virtual Consultation

Between April 6-20, residents are invited to comment on the town’s Environmental Assessment (EA) study of Lakeshore Road West from Mississauga Street to Dorval Drive, which includes the Bronte. The study looks at current and future traffic needs and find ways to improve vehicle, cyclist, and pedestrian accessibility and safety. The study is considering a […]

Dream Big to Win $100

Thanks to Bronte businesses who are supporting the Bronte Forward! community engagement project with $100 gift prizing for people who engage with our social media posts and fill out the online survey. Bronte loves Maurya East Indian Roti, Bronte Fish & Chips, Lakeside Livin’, The Flavour Fox and Simply Green Baby. Read more about Bronte […]

Longtime Favourite: Bronte Fish & Chips

Since opening in 1968, Bronte Fish and Chips has been the go-to fish and chip shop, beloved by many locals in the area. The popular, family friendly restaurant serves fresh halibut, cod, sole, haddock and fresh-cut fries made daily from local potatoes. The Bronte BIA interviewed co-owner Simone Waddell, who runs the business with husband […]

Starting a Business in the Pandemic: EcoFillosophy

Hear from Thanh To, co-owner of EcoFillosophy, who, along with business partner Renata Darling, opened a retail storefront in July 2020. It’s one of Bronte’s new businesses that have successfully navigated through the pandemic despite the barriers. What was it like starting a business during COVID-19?   “It was hard!” she says. “We signed our lease […]

Starting a Business in the Pandemic: Goldwyn & Sons

It’s been one year since the WHO declared COVID-19 a global pandemic and it’s been a difficult time for all small business owners. The Bronte BIA interviewed Ryan Mascarenhas, co-owner of the barbershop Goldwyn & Sons with his brother Russell who opened in March 2020. What was it like starting a business during COVID-19?   […]

Celebrating Female Entrepreneurs: Lana’s Boutique

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we look to one of Bronte’s longest running businesses, Lana’s Boutique. Lana’s has been open since 1989, and the Bronte BIA interviewed owner, Lana Miller, to talk about her experience as a successful female entrepreneur:  How has your experience been as a female entrepreneur since opening? “I cannot say […]