dmrbia logoOn Monday May 7th, at the Downtown Maple Ridge BIA's AGM, DMRBIA Executive Director Ineke Boekhorst announced the 32 winning businesses, and a representative of the business was presented with a personalized, commemorative plaque to celebrate their achievements.

Thank you everyone for participating.

The winning businesses are:




Winner - Haney Automotive (Runners Up - Lordco Parts & Start Automotive)

Bakery / Deli / Coffee

Winner - Cremino Gelato Caffè (Runners Up - Gratia Bakery, Europe Bakery, Haney Bakery & Hansel and Gretel Bakery)

Beauty / Spa / Hair

Winner - Diva Hair Salon (Runners Up - Cloud 9 Beautique & Phazes Tanning & Beauty Salon)

Books / Entertainment

Winner - Black Bond Books (Runners Up - Bean Around Books & Tea & The ACT Arts Centre)

Business Services

Winner - Bell Locksmith (Runners Up - Sure Print & Work BC)

Charities / NonProfit

Winner - Ridge Meadows Hospice Society (Runners Up - Cythera Transition House Society & Friends in Need Food Bank)

Clothing / Accessories

Winner - T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf (Runners Up - Golden Rose Tattoo & Piercing & Monkey Business Kids' Boutique)

Daycare / Preschool

Winner - Little Willows Early Learning Childcare (Runners Up - Little Garden Montessori Center & Start Smart Childcare)

Dental Services

Winner - Lumina Dental (Runners Up - Alouette Dental Centre & Maple Ridge Dental Centre)

Department Store

Winner - London Drugs (Runners Up - Shoppers Drug Mart & Walmart)

Dry Clean / Laundry

Winner - Anthony's Fine Cleaners (Runners Up - Ben's Town Tailor & Nu Crescent Cleaners)

Electronic Services

Winner - Haney Sewing and Sound (Runners Up - Bell Mobility & Mr. Fix Computers)

Family / Community Services

Winner - Maple Ridge Public Library (Runners Up - Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture & Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Community Services)

Financial Services

Winner - The Co-operators Insurance Agencies (Runners Up - Royal Bank & Westminster Savings Credit Union)

Fine / Performing Arts

Winner - The ACT Arts Centre (Runners Up - 4Cats Arts Studio & Bergthorson Academy of Musical Arts)

Fitness Centre

Winner - Club 16 (Runners Up - Epic Yoga & Fitness & Maple Ridge Leisure Centre)

Gifts / Florist/Home Decor

Winner - Maple Ridge Florist (Runners Up - Little Cricket Gift Gallery & T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf)

Grocery / Convenience

Winner - Langley Farm Market (Runners Up - Meridian Meats & Seafood & Thrifty Foods)

Health & Wellness

Winner - Whole Body Health & Wellness (Runners Up - BC Eye Care & Pacific Eye Doctors)

Home Furnishing / Renovations

Winner - Fuller Watson (Runners Up - Haney Builders Supplies & Haney Sewing & Sound)


Winner - Johnston & Meier Insurance Agencies (Runners Up - Harris & Leib Insurance Brokers & The Co-operators)

Legal / Notary Public

Winner - Cassandra Coolin Notary Public (Runners Up - Cheryl Bennewith, Michelle Broughton & Vernon & Thompson Law Group)

Liquor / Brewery / Pub

Winner - Witchcraft Beer Market & Bistro (Runners Up - Ridge Brewing Co. & Silver Valley Brewing Co.)

Medical Services

Winner - British Columbia Ambulance Service (Runners Up - Dr. Marni Heed & Life Labs Laboratories)

Pharmacy / Dispensary

Winner - Golden Ears Pharmacy (Runners Up - London Drugs Pharmacy & Shoppers Drugmart Pharmacy)

Pet Care / Supply

Winner - Bosley's Pet Food Mart (Runners Up - Dewdney Animal Hospital & PetSmart)

Real Estate / Development

Winner - Re/Max Lifestyles Realty (Runners Up - Falcon Homes Ltd & Royal Lepage Brookside Realty)


Winner - Big Feast Bistro & Catering (Runners Up - Chameleon Café & The Frogstone Grill)

Restaurants / Ethnic Cuisine

Winner - Lupita Mexican Foods (Runners Up - Aburiya Sushi & Shinobi Japanese Restaurant)

FastFood / Pizza

Winner - Freshii (Runners Up - Brownies Chicken and Seafood & Show Me the Pizza)

Specialty Store

Winner - The Blending Bar (Runners Up - Purdy's Chocolates & T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf)

Vintage / Consignment

Winner - Buttons & Bows (Runners Up - Cythera Thrift Store & Town & Country Vintage Home)

Win Your Wish 2018

Win Your Wish 2018

Shop at any of the downtown Maple Ridge BIA businesses and you could win one of SIX fabulous prizes up for grabs!
The contest runs from Nov 23 until midnight Dec 31, 2018
More information at  

Council Tours Leisure Centre & Receives Construction Timing Update

Council Tours Leisure Centre & Receives Construction Timing Update

On Monday, November 26, Mayor Morden and members of Council were given a tour through the Leisure Centre construction site to get a first hand look at the progress to date and receive a full briefing on the project timing from Michael Millward, Facilities Operation Manager for the City of Maple Ridge.

Downtown Enhancement Project

Downtown Enhancement Project

Lougheed Highway: 224 St. to 226 St.
Construction Update #14

Council Approves Development Permit for Transformational Downtown Development

Council Approves Development Permit for Transformational Downtown Development

On Sep 25, 2018 Council approved the development permit for Phase One of a seven stage development that will see the transformation of the property between Dewdney Trunk Rd. and Brown Ave. between Plaza St. and 224 St. to a mixed commercial and residential development.

Downtown Maple Ridge old street banners get a second life as reusable shopping bags!

Downtown Maple Ridge old street banners  get a second life as reusable shopping bags!

Eventually each downtown Maple Ridge street banner must be retired, so rather than sending them to the landfill we've come up with a very green idea — with the help of the Ridge Meadows Association of Community Living we transformed them into reusable shopping bags!

Maple Ridge Shopping Bags

Maple Ridge Shopping Bags

Downtown Maple Ridge Shopping Bags are here! Beautiful, colourful, reusable bags, with iconic Maple Ridge graphics.
Available in many downtown Maple Ridge retail stores.
Only $1 each, made from recycled materials. Get one while they last!

Downtown Maple Ridge Clean Team

Downtown Maple Ridge Clean Team

This amazing new program got off to a slow start early 2017 due to massive snow storms and extreme cold weather. Once the weather calmed down, Alouette Addictions engaged two Clean Team staff members, who have been doing an excellent job throughout the year.

Did You Know... Downtown Maple Ridge has Gift Certificates?

Did You Know...  Downtown Maple Ridge has Gift Certificates?

One card, 700 businesses to chose from!
The perfect gift for the local shopper on your list. Available in denominations of $25.00*, the certificates are available for purchase at the Downtown Maple Ridge BIA office, Monday - Friday, 10am-5pm.

Downtown Maple Ridge businesses are keeping you dry!

Downtown Maple Ridge businesses are keeping you dry!

Shoppers in Rainy Haney will have the option to grab a FREE bright orange umbrella from participating businesses, use it while it's raining, and return it at their own convenience. Thanks to the sponsorship of several local businesses, the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association is able to provide 200 of these colorful umbrellas to the community this year.

Geocaching in Downtown Maple Ridge!

Geocaching in Downtown Maple Ridge!

Geocaching is a perfect, free, fun family activity and a great way to get outside and explore Downtown Maple Ridge.



Any BIA member that would like to use Westridge Security Service in emergencies (at a reduced BIA rate) and have not set up alarm response for their business yet, can do so by filling out the form and returning it to Westridge Security. This is an " Alarm Response Signup sheet" (pdf) with Westridge Security, for DMRBIA members. 
" Alarm Response Signup sheet" (MS Word format)