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Vaughan Headquartered Upstream Works Announces New Release of Contact Centre Solution Helping Organisations Optimise the Digital Customer Experience

Upstream WorksVAUGHAN, ON–(Marketwired – June 22, 2017) – Upstream Works Software Ltd., a provider of Omnichannel Contact Centre solutions, announces Version 3.0 of its signature software, Upstream Works for Finesse (UWF).

Full Article: www.marketwired.com

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CentreCourt Developments Now Taking Registrations for the East Tower at Transit City in Vaughan

Transit City in VaughanFollowing the tremendous sales success of its first two phases, Transit City by CentreCourt Developments, is now preparing to launch the third tower in the sought-after community. The East Tower will join the North and South Towers as the first residential blocks of the 100-acre mixed-use SmartCentres Place complex.

Full Article: www.buzzbuzzhome.com

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Markham Headquartered Maestro PMS Adds Integrated Digital E-Signature Reservation and Sales & Catering Contract Execution to List of 600+ Supported Interfaces

Maestro LogoMaestro PMS will launch its E-Signature capability at HITEC 2017 Booth 1219 in Toronto June 26-29. E-Signature enables independent operators to close more meeting and event business by letting clients and meeting planners execute sales and catering and room reservation contracts remotely.

Full Article: www.prweb.com

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Markham Headquartered Redline and Future Technologies Partner to Deliver Private LTE Networks

MARKHAM, June 22, 2017 /CNW/ – 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 announces its partnership with Future Technologies Ventures, LLC (Future Technologies) to offer Future Technologies’ military customers Redline’s mobile LTE product line for tactical rapid deployment purposes.

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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Vaughan-Based Drone Delivery Canada and Region of Peel Partner on AED by Drone Delivery Program

Vaughan-Based Drone Delivery CanadaVAUGHAN, June 22, 2017 – Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (CSE:FLT), is pleased to announce it has entered into a partnership with Peel Regional Paramedic Services to develop the first-of-a-kind AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) delivery by drone program for the Region of Peel.

Full Article: www.dronedeliverycanada.com

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Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Starting To Look Like It’s a Thing

VMC York RegionHalf-way into 2017, two 55-storey condos onsite have sold out in 10 days, a third is on its way, and other condos are selling, under construction, or occupying nearby. Now, a second office building is going under construction, and it’s coming with the kind of community facilities that you want—if you want to build a real, living community, that is.

Full Article: www.urbantoronto.ca

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Markham Headquartered Redline Communications Announces Availability of LTE Interoperability Lab

Redline CommunicationsMARKHAM, YORK REGION June 20, 2017– Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX: RDL), a leading provider of wide-area wireless networks for the most challenging applications and locations, today announced availability of its LTE Interoperability Lab in Markham, Ontario to its customers and partners interested in testing user equipment (UE) and RF components used in private LTE network deployments.

Full Article: www.rdlcom.com

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Markham-Based Everlink Partners with CEAMS, League Data and Central 1 To Make Lock’N’Block™ Available to Their Credit Union Members Across Canada

Everlink Payment TechnologyMARKHAM, ON, JUNE 20, 2017 – Everlink Payment Services Inc. announced today a strategic partnership with CEAMS, League Data and Central 1 that has made the Everlink Lock’N’Block™ mobile fraud management solution available to clients across Canada who use the Central 1 Member Direct Mobile Banking Application.

Full Article: www.everlink.ca

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Markham Headquartered Sangoma Announces the Acquisition of VoIP Supply LLC

SangomaMARKHAM, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 20, 2017) – Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), a trusted leader in delivering Unified Communications solutions for SMBs, Enterprises, OEMs, and Service Providers, both on-premises and in the cloud, today announced the planned acquisition of VoIP Supply LLC.

Full Article: www.marketwired.com

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3 York Region Municipalities in Canada’s Top 25 Places to Live in 2016

NewmarketOur annual Best Places to Live in Canada is really an exercise in finding the best of the best. Here at MoneySense, we have strong feelings about what makes a city a great place to live. Above all else it should be prosperous, but affordable. It should also be safe and easy to get around, with plenty of amenities.

Full Article: www.moneysense.ca

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Preliminary Work Set to Begin on the Yonge North Subway Extension Project into Richmond Hill

Subway Announcement in Richmond HillRichmond Hill, Ontario, June 16, 2017 — The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Markham—Stouffville, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Steven Del Duca, Ontario Minister of Transportation, and Wayne Emmerson, York Region Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, today announced more than $36 million in federal funding to support the planning and preliminary engineering of the proposed 7.4 km extension of the existing Yonge Subway line into York Region.

Full Article: www.canada.ca

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Citizens Electric Corporation Using Richmond Hill Headquartered N-Dimension to Help Meet NERC CIP Regulations

Electric Power GridADDISON, Texas & RICHMOND HILL, York Region–(BUSINESS WIRE)–N-Dimension Solutions, a market leading Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) with innovative solutions that protect smart energy networks from cyber threats, announced Citizens Electric Corporation (CEC) has adopted use of N-Sentinel Monitoring to help meet regulatory compliance and gain visibility into cyber threats.

Full Article: www.businesswire.com

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Markham Headquartered Toshiba Expands Portfolio of Security Solutions with Addition of Mobile Zero Client and Smart Data Encryption Offerings

Toshiba SmartDiskMARKHAM, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Toshiba Client Solutions Canada Ltd, a subsidiary of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the addition of Toshiba Mobile Zero Client (TMZC) and Toshiba Smart Data Encryption (SmartDE) with BitLocker Management as part of the company’s robust Security Solutions Suite.

Full Article: www.businesswire.com

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Richmond Hill-Based Opus One Solutions Announces Collaboration with Booz Allen Hamilton to Deploy Software and Services for Utility Distributed Energy Resource Integration

Joshua WongRICHMOND HILL, YORK REGION–(Marketwired – June 12, 2017) – Opus One Solutions (Opus One) today announced an intent to work together with Booz Allen Hamilton (Booz Allen) to jointly offer leading software services for the distribution grid.

Full Article: www.marketwired.com

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Markham Headquartered Sienna Senior Living Inc. Acquires Rosewood Retirement Residence and Enters into Agreement to Acquire Retirement Suites of Kawartha Lakes

MARKHAM, Ontario, June 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sienna Senior Living Inc. (“Sienna” or the “Company”) (TSX:SIA) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Rosewood Retirement Residence (“Rosewood”), a retirement residence in Kingston, Ontario for a purchase price of $9.8 million, subject to customary closing adjustments.

Full Article: www.globenewswire.com

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Ontario Supporting First University Campus In York Region

Ontario is investing in a new York University campus in Markham–the first university campus in York Region–that will expand postsecondary education opportunities for students and families and help equip students with the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow.

Michael Chan, MPP for Markham–Unionville, was joined by Steven Del Duca, MPP for Vaughan, and Helena Jaczek, MPP for Oak Ridges–Markham to make the announcement today at the Markham PanAm Centre.

Full Article: news.ontario.ca

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All-Day GO Train Service Extended to Unionville on Stouffville Line

You’ll be able to get on the GO twice as much on the Stouffville line from now on. Riders getting on at the Unionville GO station will now have new GO train trips every hour in both directions to Union Station during the midday and evening periods, and there will be a new morning and late-evening weekday train going all the way to the Lincolnville GO station at the end of the Stouffville line.

Full Article: www.yorkregion.com

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York Region Headquartered Magna Partners with RocketSpace to Accelerate Automotive Innovation

AURORA, YORK REGION | June 8, 2017 /CNW/ – Tech startups now have a new route to bring their inventions to life in the automotive industry, thanks to a new collaboration between Magna and RocketSpace. Magna has expanded its innovation outreach by joining RocketSpace on its first-ever tech accelerator dedicated to automotive innovation in areas that include: electric vehicle systems, automated driver assisted systems (ADAS) and secure vehicle connectivity.

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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Vaughan-Based Drone Delivery Canada Achieves Major Milestone Towards Commercialization with Successful BVLOS Test Flights

Vaughan-Based Drone Delivery CanadaVAUGHAN, YORK REGION, June 6, 2017 /CNW/ – Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (“DDC” or the “Company”) (CSE:FLT), is pleased to report the success of a pivotal milestone towards commercializing its drone logistics platform after becoming the first and only company of its kind in Canada to successfully achieve Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) test flights.

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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PUDO and Vaughan Headquartered Metro Logistics Inc. Partnering to Make Delivery More Efficient for their eCommerce Customers

VAUGHAN, YORK REGION, June 5, 2017 /CNW/ – PUDO Inc. (“PUDO” or the “Company”) (CSE: PDO; OTCQB; PDPTF), announced today that it has entered a three-year agreement with Metro Logistics Inc. (“Metro”), part of the Metro Supply Chain Group.

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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New Data Centre Campus Opens in Richmond Hill

Data Centre in Richmond HillRICHMOND HILL, YORK REGION, June 5, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ and Urbacon Data Centre Solutions Inc. (UDCS) a leading owner, developer, operator and manager of wholesale colocation data centres, is pleased to announce the opening of DC1 one of the most advanced data centres in Canada.

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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Knowledge-Economy Workers In Two GTA Megazones Will Go Where They Can Get Downtown-Style Amenities

Megazone articleThe Toronto region needs to stop building office parks surrounded by giant, parking lots on the fringes and start urbanizing its job zones, putting employment near transit and creating pedestrian friendly business parks.

Urban planner Pamela Blais says the same measures being used to curb housing sprawl need to apply to the commercial sector to cut congestion and ensure the region continues to attract the talent that will feed employment growth.

Full Article: www.thestar.com

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York Region Ranks Within Top 10 Canadian Municipalities in Growth and Development

Markham, York RegionNewmarket – Development and population indicators highlighted in The Growth and Development Review 2016 report show York Region remains competitive and ranks within the top 10 municipalities in Canada in a number of key economic areas, including construction values and the housing market.

Full Article: www.york.ca

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