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About the Wexford Heights BIA

wexfordThe Wexford Heights Business Improvement Area (BIA) is comprised of many retailers and services. Our goal is to draw attention to our community that spans from Victoria Park Avenue to Birchmount Road. We take pride in the vibrancy of our members businesses; the products and services one finds here that are reflective of our multicultural community.

We welcome our community and visitors to experience this area of Greater Toronto we call The Wexford Heights BIA.

The History of Taste

The Taste of Lawrence Festival (TOL) is the brainchild of Michael Thompson, City Councillor in Scarborough Centre Ward 37 where the event is held. Believing the festival would be a good way to build community spirit and raise money for local charities, Councillor Thompson worked with local businessmen Tony Kiriakou and Riyaz Kara of the Wexford Heights BIA to establish and stage the first Taste of Lawrence Festival in 2004. The organizing team, which expected 3,000 visitors, were delighted when than 12,000 attended. Since then, TOL has evolved into one of Toronto's signature events, attracting over 50,000 people from communities throughout the Greater Toronto Area and beyond. TOL celebrates the cultural diversity of Toronto and the GTA by showcasing the unique cuisine, music, performers, vendors, retailers and community groups. People come for the food, the entertainment, the party atmosphere, and to have a great time with family and friends, making the street festival one of the most colourful and diverse events in the city.


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Attention Midas customers:

Access to Lawrence Ave from Crockford Boulevard will be available for customers of Midas up until the 4pm timeline on July 5th, 2013. Upon exiting from business travel East on Lawrence to exit at Birchmount Road. There is to be marshalls at the shute to ensure only customers of Midas or Auto Select who are right next door to allow entry. No other patrons are to have access.


Hussein Ayoub

Caf? La Roche
2139 Lawrence Ave. E U#2
Scarborough, ON
M1R 3A4

Tony Kiriakou

Wexford Restaurant
2072 Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 2Z5

Steve Wanless

37 Lillian Drive
Scarborough, ON
M1R 3W2

Hovic Boyadjian

Arz Fine Foods & Bakery
1909 Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 2Y6

Sandy Bassett

The Wexford Residence
1860 Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 5B1

Michael Thompson
Councillor Ward 37

Scarborough Centre
100 Queen Street West, Suite B24
Toronto, ON
M5H 2N2

Rozanne Persad
The Curry & Roti Restaurant

1732 Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 3A4

Arya Aboosaidi

1919 Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 2Y6

Dr. Robert Givelas
Dental Office

1742 Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 2Y1

Paul O?Connor
Paul O?Connor Funeral Home

Borderless Inc
1939 Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 2Y8

John Wadman

RJW Incorporated

2139 Lawrence Ave.E.
Scarborough, ON
M5V 3C6

Diane Diaz

Nemesis Security

1919 Lawrence Ave. E. - B105
Scarborough, ON
M1R 2Y6

Gerard Panossian
Property Owner

2330 Bridletowne Circle
Scarborough, ON

Saji Mangalathu
Royal Kerala Foods Inc

1738 Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 2Y1

Sylvester Rajaratnam
PhotoFast Ltd.

2080A Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 2Z5

Shien Thiyagarajah
Winners Bar & Grill

2181 Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1P 2P5

Michael Phan
Scarboro Mazda

2124 Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 3A3

Thusyandan Thurairatnan
Print Fast

2085 Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 2Z4

Sanjai Kanesamoorthy
Wexford Cashmart Services

1823A Lawrence Ave. E.
Scarborough, ON
M1R 2Y3