Hey – thanks for booking our space! Here are some important things for you to know:
1. Space Policies
2. On-Site Equipment
3. Off-Hours/Whole Connector Access: Picking up a Meeting Room Pass
5. Directions and Parking
6. Recommended Caterers
7. Diversity, Inclusion & Anti-Discrimination Policy
Please be sure to read our full rental policies.
Flip charts and markers are already located in your meeting room.
Most meeting rooms have either a pull-down or portable screen for projection.
Booked a conference phone or projector? Make sure you check with the folks at the Welcome Desk to find out where to pick it up!
Note: if equipment is not returned, you will be charged the replacement value of each unreturned item.
OFF-HOURS – PICKING UP A MEETING ROOM PASS
Please note that if your booking is before or after regular business hours or happens anytime on the weekend, you must pick up a Meeting Room Pass the day before (or day of, if it is an evening booking) during regular business hours.
Upon requesting a Meeting Room Pass, you will be given a mini orientation by a CSI staff member or volunteer.
There is a $75 charge for unreturned Meeting Room Passes. There is a charge of $50+ in the case that a room is left unclean or damaged.
You are asked to return the Meeting Room Pass at each locations’ designated key return box. You will be shown this by the person who signs out the key for you.
Meeting Room Passes can be picked up from the 3rd floor Welcome Desk at CSI Spadina – 192 Spadina Ave.. You will be given a quick tour and shown where to find your equipment (if applicable).
Please pick up any rented equipment from the Welcome Desk on the 3rd floor. If your meeting room booking is after regular business hours, please follow the instructions given to you during your orientation.
You will need your Meeting Room Pass to access the building’s main doors on the weekend.
If you have booked the Alterna Room, Room B, C or the Bigger Bolder Room and there’s an event in the Atrium you may need to use the side entrance located down the laneway on the south side of the building and the kitchen on the 3rd floor. Please do not walk through an event in progress.
After your meeting, please leave the Meeting Room Pass in the box labelled KEY FOB DROP OFF on the edge of the 3rd Floor Welcome Desk.
Please call us at 416-979-3939 x 1 between 9:00am and 6:00pm and we will do our best to answer your questions.
Meeting Room Passes can be picked up from the ground floor Welcome Desk at CSI Annex – 720 Bathurst Street. You will be given a quick tour of the space and shown where you can find your equipment.
Note: If you have booked Meeting Rooms #1 – #4 you can access the washrooms on the ground floor.
You will need the Meeting Room Pass to access the ground floor before 8:30am and after 7pm (you may need to lend the Pass to your guests to use the washroom) and to enter the building at our two fobbed entrances after 7pm.
After your meeting, please leave the Meeting Room Pass on the ground floor in the return box by the red Northeast door.
Please call us at 416-979-3939 x 2 between 9:00am and 6pm and we will do our best to answer your questions.
Meeting Room Passes can be picked up from the 3rd floor Welcome Desk at CSI Regent Park – 585 Dundas Street East. You will be given a quick tour of the space and shown where you can find your equipment.
You will need the Meeting Room Pass to access the front doors of the Daniels Spectrum building (Dundas street entrance) and the elevator to get up to the 3rd floor (the light will not turn green, but it works – we promise!).
After your meeting, please leave the Meeting Room in the return box by the closets – you will not require the Pass to exit the building.
Please call us at 416-979-3939 x 3 between 9:00am and 7:00pm and we will do our best to answer your questions.
For meeting room rentals you will be sent an email invoice up to one month after the date of your booking. The invoice will be sent to the administrative contact listed in your Booking Profile. Your rental fee, including HST, is payable by cheque, credit card, or e-transfer to the Centre for Social Innovation. E-transfer’s can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. If sending a cheque, please note the invoice number on the memo of your cheque and send to our finance office at 192 Spadina Ave, Suite 124.
DIRECTIONS AND PARKING
192 Spadina Ave
Toronto, ON M5T 2C2
416-979-3939 ext. 1
192 Spadina Avenue is on the west side of Spadina between Queen St. and Dundas St., at Sullivan St.
By TTC: The Spadina subway is the nearest subway. The Spadina streetcar stops @ Sullivan Street. You can also take the Queen or Dundas streetcars and walk from the Spadina stop.
Parking: There is metered parking all along Spadina.
There is a Green P parking lot approximately 2 blocks north of the Centre for Social Innovation, on the east side of Spadina. Note that Spadina runs northbound so you must approach from Queen St.
There is a public lot on Sullivan St. Note that Sullivan runs westbound so you must approach from Huron St.
720 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M5S 2R4
416-979-3939 ext. 2
720 Bathurst Street is on the west side of Bathurst, just south of Bloor Street.
By TTC: If riding the subway, exit at Bathurst Station. Cross Bathurst Street at Bloor and walk south. It’s a five walk from there to the building, which is just south of Lennox Street.
If riding the 511 Bathurst streetcar (going north on Bathurst), exit at Bathurst and Lennox. The building is across the street.
Parking: There is a Green P parking lot at 365 Lippincott Avenue, just south of Bloor Street and two blocks east of Bathurst. The building is a four-minute walk from the lot, west on Lennox Street to Bathurst.
CSI Regent Park
585 Dundas St East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M5A 2B7
585 Dundas Street East is located in the Daniels Spectrum building at the corner of Dundas Street East and Sackville Street. Please enter the lobby from the Dundas Street entrance.
By TTC: Take the 505 Dundas Streetcar from Broadview Station to Parliament and walk west OR from Castlefrank Subway Station take the 65 Parliament bus to Dundas Street and walk east.
There is plenty of public parking surrounding the CSI Regent Park. There are approximately 100 paid public parking spots at the first level below grade under the Paintbox Condos, and street parking.
To access the underground parking, turn south on Sackville and then left (East) where the Paintbox signs are. Parking is a daily flat rate of $8.00 for 6am to 7pm.
Our list of recommended caterers is found here. Otherwise, you are welcome to bring in any food and refreshments you’d like but please note that we strive to be a zero waste space across all locations.
We have a kitchen and kitchenware that you are welcome and encouraged to use—we ask only that you be sure to clean what you make use of (we have dishwashers). Should you decide to cater your meeting, please remind the caterer that no disposables (other than napkins) are necessary. Filtered water, pitchers, and glasses can also be found in the kitchen (we discourage bottled water).
DIVERSITY, INCLUSION & ANTI-DISCRIMINATION POLICY
Our policy around diversity, inclusion & anti-discrimination, written in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Commission and Bill 168 can be found here.