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YORK REGION IS WHERE TALENT AND OPPORTUNITY INTERSECT

Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), York Region is home to 1.2 million residents, 578,000 jobs and 50,039 business establishments (employers) — the second largest business centre in Ontario, Canada. In partnership with local municipalities, York Region’s economic development team facilitates business expansion and attraction in the City of Markham, City of Vaughan, Town of Richmond Hill, Town of Newmarket, Town of Aurora, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, Town of East Gwillimbury, Town of Georgina and Township of King.

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MILLION RESIDENTS

The fastest growing region in the Greater Toronto Area and Canada.

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BUSINESSES

The second largest business centre in Ontario with 578,000 local jobs.

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TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

Home to 3 of the Greater Toronto Area’s top 6 corporate R&D investors.

Business Advantages

Greater Toronto’s most central location • 50,039 employers, the 2nd largest business centre in Ontario, Canada • Ranked “best region to live in Canada,” magnet for top global talent • Toronto area’s lowest commercial property taxes, and more!

Sector Information

York Region is home to nation-leading industry clusters in Information & Communications Technology (ICT), Financial & Business Services, Life Sciences & HealthTech, Advanced Manufacturing, CleanTech, Building & Construction.

Our Services

In partnership with nine local municipalities, the Invest in York team provides complimentary and confidential support services to local and international businesses looking to expand or establish operations in York Region, Greater Toronto.

Success Stories

With an average growth of 1,300 employers and 12,000 jobs annually, business in York Region is thriving! Click below to view recent examples of key business investments across York Region, Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, Canada.

York Region Business Community Updates


Markham Headquartered VIQ Dataworxs Wins Another Medical Contract With Ontario Hospital

viqMARKHAM, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 22, 2016) – VIQ Solutions Inc. (“VIQ”, “VIQ Solutions” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:VQS) is pleased to announce that VIQ Dataworxs, in conjunction with reseller Edi-Cord WPS, was awarded a new contract for the secure capture, management and transcription of physician dictation with an Ontario hospital.

Full Article: www.marketwired.com

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Four York Region Companies Listed on ProfitGuide’s StartUp 50 Canada’s Top New Growth Companies List

top50mobileLIVE, Clearbridge Mobile, Buddy’s Kitchen and Kelly Harvey Living are ranked as Canada’s top 50 New Growth Companies in 2016. mobileLIVE and Clearbridge are both software companies and are located in Richmond Hill and Vaughan, respectively. Buddy’s Kitchen and Kelly Harvey are manufacturing operations and are located in Aurora and Vaughan, respectively.

Full Article: www.profitguide.com

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Local Municipalities of York Region

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Locations
The Regional Municipality of York
Economic Strategy Office
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
L3Y 6Z1


Invest In York
15 Allstate Parkway – Suite 600
Markham Ontario, Canada
L3R 5B4

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