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Authentic Colombian Coffee: Taste of Colombia

Meet Yury Wu, founder of Taste of Colombia, a Colombian-inspired and fair-trade café. Yury moved to Canada from Colombia in 1999. She opened the café in 2012 wanting to bring a taste of her own country to Bronte. Co-owner and business partner Lynn Choi joined Yury in 2014. Since then, they have grown to be […]

Get to Know C’est La Vie Wellness

Meet Lyne Desforges, co-owner of C’est La Vie Wellness with her two daughters, Danika and Sofie. Lyne specializes in nutrition counselling and Danika specializes in mental health counselling. They made the move to Bronte from Burlington in 2018 shortly after Sofie graduated and joined the business with her expertise in naturopathic medicine. Their three wellness-related […]

Meet Maryam, Owner of Breeze Hair Salon

Meet Maryam Tolou, owner of Breeze Hair Salon. Maryam immigrated to Canada from Iran 28 years ago with her two children. She had been in the beauty industry for 17 years working at various salons in the GTA before making the decision to open her own business in 2013. The Bronte BIA got a chance […]

One-Stop Shop for Body Wellness: Meet Jennifer

Meet Jennifer Lickver, owner of Wellness for the Body. Since opening in 2005, Wellness for the Body has been a go-to clinic for body wellness. The Bronte BIA got a chance to interview Jennifer to hear more about her story and learn more about her business. How did you start Wellness for the Body? Jennifer […]

Celebrating Bike Month: Wheels of Oakville

June is Bike Month! It’s an opportunity to try riding a bike for the first time, learn new skills, or simply have fun and while staying socially distanced.  No one knows bikes better in Bronte than Wheels of Oakville. Originally founded in Toronto as Wheels of Bloor owner Peter Adach opened the Bronte location 10 […]

At Home in Bronte: Artists Behind the Chairs

The At Home in Bronte outdoor art show showcases 65 professionally painted Muskoka chairs throughout Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park and the business district. The Bronte BIA hired local 9 local artists to create the colourful artwork. Find out more about each talented artist below!  Meet Myriam Suarez, a visual artist and early childhood educator initially from […]