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Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), York Region is home to 1.2 million residents, 9 cities and towns, 0.6 million jobs, 51,000 business establishments and Canada’s highest concentration of technology companies. As the fastest growing among Ontario’s largest municipalities York Region is a top destination in Canada for business, talent, and investment.

York Region cities and towns: Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Aurora, Georgina, Whitchurch-Stouffville, East Gwillimbury, King


Fastest growing population among the largest municipal jurisdictions in Ontario, Canada


And nearly 600,000 local jobs across York Region’s nine cities and towns


Highest concentration of ICT companies in the Greater Toronto Area and Canada

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Business Advantages

Explore the advantages of locating your business in Toronto area’s York Region – Where Talent and Opportunity Intersect. Ranked as the best region to live in Canada, York Region offers an urban/suburban hybrid quality of life that attracts, and retains, top global talent.

Innovation Ecosystem

York Region’s corporate innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems are anchored in a strong foundation of enterprise technology companies, established industry verticals, and an extensive network of private- and public-sector support organizations.

Business Support Services

In partnership with nine local cities and towns, York Region’s Economic Development team provides complimentary and confidential support services to local and international businesses looking to expand or establish operations in Toronto area’s York Region.

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We’re Not Silicon Valley North. We’re York Region.

MicroelectronicsOn May 24, the federal government announced the launch of the Innovation Supercluster Initiative (ISI), a five-year $950 billion investment to fund up to five superclusters across Canada. Managed by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, each supercluster is expected to receive between $125-250 million dollars of ISI funding over the course of five years.

Full Article: www.venturelab.ca

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Enercare Connections Expands Strategic Partnership with Briarlane by Adding 568 Additional Rental Units

EnercareMarkham, York RegionAug. 17, 2017 /CNW/ – Enercare Connections Inc. (“Enercare Connections”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Enercare Inc. and one of Canada’s leading sub-metering providers for multi-residential and commercial buildings, has announced the expansion of their strategic partnership with Briarlane Rental Property Management Inc. (“Briarlane”), under which Enercare Connections will provide sub-metering services for an additional 568 rental units.  Enercare Connections supports more than 5,000 units at Briarlane managed properties.

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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York Region Is Where Talent And Opportunity Intersect

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Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
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