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Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), York Region is home to 1.2 million residents, 51,000 businesses, 600,000 jobs, 4 urban growth centres, and Canada’s highest concentration of technology companies. As Ontario’s fastest growing large municipality and third largest business hub, York Region is a top destination in the Toronto area and 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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Vaughan Headquartered Drone Delivery Canada to deliver food, goods to Moose Cree First Nation in northern Ontario

Drone Delivery CanadaAt Moose Cree First Nation, detergent costs $30 to $40, milk is double the price it would be in Toronto or Ottawa, while fresh produce is about one-third more expensive.

But residents of the remote northern Ontario community on Moose Factory Island, just south of James Bay, hope they are one step closer to more affordable commercial deliveries.

Full Article: www.thestar.com

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Richmond Hill Headquartered Edsby Deploys to More Than 120,000 Users at York Region District School Board

Edsby Students LearningEdsby®, the most comprehensive learning and analytics platform available for K-12, is being introduced district-wide at York Region District School Board (YRDSB), one of the largest school districts in Canada.
With over 123,000 students in 177 elementary schools and 33 secondary schools, YRDSB serves one of the fastest growing areas in North America – the Regional Municipality of York located in the Greater Toronto Area.

Full Article: www.prweb.com

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Markham Headquartered Jonas Premier Software Announces Partnership with PlanGrid

Jonas PremierWith Premier, users get a complete software solution specifically designed to meet the needs of innovative construction companies. PlanGrid is the leader in construction software that drives productivity for the field. The integration with Premier and PlanGrid will now provide construction companies with the best user experience possible.

Full Article: www.prweb.com

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York Region is Where Talent and Opportunity Intersect

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

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675 Cochrane Drive
East Tower – Suite 600
Markham, Ontario, Canada
L3R 0B8


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