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Aurora-Based Prollenium Medical Technologies Inc. Announces U.S. FDA Approval for its Cross-Linked Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Filler

ProlleniumAURORA, ONAug. 17, 2017 /CNW/ – Prollenium Medical Technologies Inc., a leading medical device manufacturer, announced today its United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its cross-linked hyaluronic acid dermal filler. 

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Vaughan-Based PSP Card Services and Planet Payment Launch Pay in Your Currency® and Multi-Currency Pricing

PSP SolutionLONG BEACH, N.Y. and VAUGHAN, Ontario, Aug. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PSP Card Services, a Canadian premiere payment processor, and Planet Payment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLPM), a leading international and multi-currency payment processor, today announced the launch of Pay in Your Currency® and Multi-Currency Pricing to PSP’s portfolio of merchants in Canada.

Full Article: www.nasdaq.com

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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.

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Richmond Hill Headquartered Edsby Recognized by SIIA as Best Data & Analytics Solution

Edbsy SIIA Codie WinnerWASHINGTON, D.C. & RICHMOND HILL, YORK REGION (July 27, 2017) – Edsby®, a SaaS platform built to accelerate school districts, regions and national governments’ K-12 digital transformation and their student, teacher and parent engagement, has been named Best Data Solution of 2017 in the annual SIIA CODiE Awards.

Full Article: www.edsby.com

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Vaughan Headquartered Upstream Works Software Announces New Partnership with NextNet Partners

Upstream WorksVAUGHAN, ON–(Marketwired – August 01, 2017) – Upstream Works Software Ltd., a provider of Omnichannel Contact Center solutions, today announced a new partnership with NextNet Partners, to provide integrated communications solutions on the Cisco Collaboration platform.

Full Article: www.marketwired.com

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Vaughan-Based Drone Delivery Canada and Markham-Based TECSYS Sign Commercialization Agreement for Drone Delivery Development in Healthcare Supply Chain Management Services

Drone Delivery CanadaMARKHAM & VAUGHANAug. 1, 2017 /CNW/ – Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (CSE:FLT), is pleased to announce it has signed a commercial agreement with TECSYS Inc., the market leader in supply chain solutions for health systems and hospitals,  to collaborate on the design, development and implementation of a drone delivery solution to expand the logistics capabilities of TECSYS specifically in the healthcare vertical.

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Better Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Infrastructure for Vaughan Residents

VMC York RegionVaughan, Ontario, July 28, 2017The governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Canadians and their families have access to modern, reliable water and wastewater services that meet their needs. These investments safeguard the health and well-being of residents, protect waterways and preserve local ecosystems, while also laying the foundation for new economic opportunities to strengthen the middle class across the province.

Full Article: www.canada.ca

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SmartREIT and Mitchell Goldhar Announce Transit City Condos Third Tower in Vaughan Substantially Sold Out

Transit City in VaughanVAUGHAN, York Region–(Marketwired – July 26, 2017) – Smart Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:SRU.UN) and Mitchell Goldhar are pleased to announce that, as a result of the selling out of the first and second towers at Transit City Condos (and the additional demand for units), a third tower was offered for sale, which tower is now substantially sold out.

Full Article: www.marketwired.com

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New Housing Market Continues to Climb With Condo Sales Reaching Record High

York Region Condo Sales NumbersGreater Toronto, July 25, 2017 – In June, the GTA’s new housing market continued to climb with condominium sales reaching a new record high, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced today.

Sales of new multi-family condo apartments in high-rise and mid-rise buildings and stacked townhomes jumped 59 percent from May and prices for available units also continued to push higher, according to Altus Group, BILD’s official source for new-home market intelligence. New home sales were up 23 percent from June 2016 with 28,889 new homes sold so far in 2017 – a 14 percent increase from the same period in 2016 and a 44 percent jump from the 10 year average.

Full Article: www.bildgta.ca

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Vaughan-Based D&V Electronics Ltd. Acquired by Motorcar Parts of America

York Region firm acquiredVAUGHAN, York Region – July 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — D&V Electronics today announced it has accepted an offer to be acquired by Motorcar Parts of America (Nasdaq:MPAA) and will operate as an independent testing company.  Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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Markham Headquartered Citron Hygiene Acquires Vaughan Headquartered Chemsyn

Citron Hygiene vanMarkham, York Region – July 18, 2017 /CNW/ – Citron Hygiene™ is pleased to announce that it has acquired Chemsyn Chemical Corporation (Chemsyn), effective July 17th, 2017.  Chemsyn is a dominant player in commercial warewash and laundry solutions, serving a broad range of customer verticals, including foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, long term care facilities, institutions, golf and sports clubs throughout Ontario.

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Lytx® Canada Moves to Toronto Area’s Tech Hub in Markham with New R&D Lab Space to Expand and Enhance Innovation

LytxThe new Lytx Canada office located in Toronto’s Markham area on Commerce Valley Drive West, in the heart of the region’s technology hub. The space will also host regional sales and client operations, and will hold up to 40 Lytx employees.

Full Article: www.lytx.com

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York Region based Hospital Mackenzie Health Launches First in Canada Epic End-to-End Electronic Medical Record

Mackenzie HealthRICHMOND HILL, ON and VAUGHAN, ONJuly 17, 2017 /CNW/ – On July 8, Mackenzie Health launched a new electronic medical record (EMR) that transforms the way care is delivered in this community. Implemented in collaboration with Epic, the software is the first full-suite Epic EMR to be installed in a Canadian hospital.

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Markham-Based Gentec International Expands Distribution Portfolio with Sony

Gentec International-Gentec International Expands DistributionMarkham, York Region – July 17, 2017 /CNW/ – Gentec International is pleased to announce that they have expanded their relationship with Sony North America and will now distribute Sony Audio and Video products to the Custom Integrator Channel in Ontario and Business to Business nationwide.

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Markham Headquartered Redline Announces First Major LTE Win: $1.2M IoT Infrastructure Solution for an Open Pit Mine

RedlineMARKHAM, YORK REGION – July 17, 2017 – Redline Communications (www.rdlcom.com) Group Inc. (TSX: RDL), a leading provider of wide-area wireless networks for the most challenging applications and locations, today announced that it has been awarded a USD$1.2M Internet of Things (IoT) project utilizing its new standards-based LTE solution to provide a high-performance mobile network that will support video, telematics and mobile communications.

Full Article: www.rdlcom.com

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