Member Information

City of Vancouver’s Guide to Starting a New Business

For the newer business owners and future entrepreneurs, the City of Vancouver has released an article with resources on how…

Members Welcome Package

Welcome to Mount Pleasant!! As a new business and neighbour to our area, we want to introduce you to the…

Counterfeit Currency Alert

It has come to our attention that a few businesses in the area have been hit with counterfeit currency. VPD…

City of Vancouver Launches Help Centre for Small Business Owners

The City of Vancouver’s Commercial Renovation Centre aims to help new business owners navigate the process for licensing a small…

Vancouver Mural Festival Tours: Sponsorship Opportunities

Vancouver Mural Festival Tours Local Business Sponsorship Opportunities for year-round guided art tours Vancouver Mural Festival Tours: Sponsorship Opportunities VMF invites local…

The Rise and Fall of Vancouver’s Current Real Estate Market

The Rise and Fall of Vancouver’s Current Real Estate Market: An Article by the Globe and Mail “While the residential…

Small Business Commercial Renovation Centre

Attention Member Businesses! Are you a small business owner planning a renovation or looking to move or start a business…

Attention Members: Bad Weather Cautionary Measures

A Reminder Courtesy of MPBIA Regarding Bad Weather Cautionary Measures  All member businesses and property owners are encouraged to be proactive when…

Attention Businesses: Tip Jar Cautionary Warning

Attention Business Owners: notification from an MPBIA member has prompted a tip jar cautionary warning (more…)

Securiguard Bike Patrols in Mount Pleasant

In June 2016, the MPBIA implemented a trial Securiguard bike patrol program that had a trained security guard patrolling the neighbourhood…

Graffiti Management and Paint Out Trial Program

The Mount Pleasant BIA strives to provide services that our members want and need. Prevalent graffiti and tagging has been…

Frustration growing for Vancouver landlords

While the average office worker groans about losing sleep as the clocks spring forward an hour, many landlords are losing…

ATTENTION NEW MPBIA MEMBERS: Hello & Welcome!

HELLO AND WELCOME! It is with great excitement that we welcome you as member of the Mount Pleasant BIA. We…

Expansion Documents for Best in the West Awards

Expansion Communication Package: Expansion Document 1 – An Introduction to the MPBIA (more…)

New Industry Food Donation Guidelines

New Industry Food Donation Guidelines are now available on the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) HERE. (click the “Donation Guidelines”…

Organics Disposal Ban is in Effect

Attention Businesses and Residents: The Organics Disposal Ban is now in effect and applies to all properties, including apartments, condos…

Interac Point-of-Purchase Integrity Checklist

Attention Business Owners: Here is a Fraud Prevention checklist provided by Interac for point of sale purchases and other Fraud…

Food Scraps Recycling Regulation Update

We are heading towards the end of our education phase of the organics disposal ban, (January 1 to June 30,…