Investing in our Neighbourhoods & Business Improvement Areas through an Economic Development Lens


The Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (DYBIA) and SafeTO have partnered on a year long pilot project to address the growing challenges of community safety and well-being in BIAs.

SafeTO Plan

Ways to Participate 

  • Sign up for an information session

    Available for all BIAs, BIA members and stakeholders from July - September 2023


    Last Session - Sept 26th

  • Sign up for one-on-ones or a group discussion

    Available for all BIAs and stakeholders from July  - September 2023


    Available in July, August & September upon request

  • Download the SafeTObia one-pager

    A quick sharable summary of the SafeTObia project

  • Participate on Mentimeter

    Let us know the top community safety & wellbeing (CS&WB) issues your BIA is facing by filling out our word cloud.

    Use the code 3941 3926

    Let us know what the biggest challenges and opportunities are in addressing CS&WB

    Use the code 2867138

    Let us know what does support looks like for you to appropriately address CS&WB?

    Use the code 56191952

  • SafeTObia Presentation

    Updated presentation available for everyone to review.

  • CS&WB Resource Booklet 

    A working document collecting resources and precedents for community safety and wellbeing projects.

    • *Please note this is subject to change, and to be edited periodically.


For more information on SafeTObia, please contact

Cassandra Alves

Community Safety and Wellbeing consultant

Downtown Yonge BIA

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