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ILEO in Action

News and media articles related to United Way’s Inclusive Local Economic Opportunity program in Toronto’s Golden Mile and the partners, pilot projects and impact in the the area.

October 03, 2023

How Kristiana transformed her business into a reality

Starting a new business can put even the most determined entrepreneurs to the test. For Kristiana Musta, the founder of Laboterra, launching a business as an international student without any connections was particularly challenging.

April 27, 2022

Re-Imagining the Golden Mile: From Chain Stores and Parking Lots to a New Massive Mixed-use Community 

In this second part of the Re-imagining the Golden Mile series, we explore how massive on massive real estate redevelopments will transform the Golden Mile into one of the largest residential and commercial communities in Scarborough.

March 04, 2022

Re-imagining the Golden Mile: New Transit Connections

In this first post of a three-part series, we take a look at three major transit projects and how they will connect the Golden Mile and surrounding neighbourhoods to the rest of the city.