March 3, 2005 – TABIA Founder, Alex Ling, Honoured

Source: City of Toronto

fountainMarch 3, 2005 – Alex Ling, honoured for his activism on behalf of small businesses, stands in front of the fountain that was officially named after him on March 3, 2005.

Mayor David Miller and Councillor Bill Saundercook (Ward 13, Parkdale-High Park) joined leaders of Toronto’s small business community to unveil the plaque that displays the name of the fountain, which reads:

The Alex Ling Fountain
In appreciation for his continued dedication and
tireless volunteer service for over 30 years to
Bloor West Village BIA, the community and beyond.
Presented on February 28, 2005 by
City of Toronto – signed by Mayor David Miller
Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas – signed by John Wakulat, President
Bloor West Village BIA (Canada’s First BIA) – signed by Paula McInerney, Chairperson

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