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TORONTO AREA'S YORK REGION: WHERE TALENT AND OPPORTUNITY INTERSECT

IN THE HEART OF GREATER TORONTO…

York Region, the fastest growing large municipality in Ontario, Canada is a thriving and diverse community that is home to:

  • 1.2 million residents
  • 54,000+ businesses
  • 654,000 jobs
  • 4 urban growth centres
  • Canada’s highest concentration of technology companies

The Region is a top destination in the Toronto area and Canada for business, talent, and investment.

WHAT IS YORK LINK?

Part of York Region’s Economic Strategy division, the York Link program facilitates local business growth in knowledge-based sectors. It promotes York Region as a business destination of choice in the Greater Toronto Area, and where talent and opportunity intersect! In collaboration with the region’s local municipalities and other partners the York Link team helps businesses:

  • Expand within York Region
  • Establish new operations in York Region
  • Attract high-skilled talent
  • Increase their business community exposure

YORK REGION IS…

…comprised of nine local cities and towns, which are Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Aurora, Georgina, Whitchurch-Stouffville, East Gwillimbury, and King.

TORONTO AREA'S YORK REGION: AN ECONOMIC POWERHOUSE IN CANADA

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BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS
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Spread throughout York Region’s nine cities and towns in the Greater Toronto Area

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LOCAL JOBS IN YORK REGION
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Across a variety of key industry sectors including ICT, financial services, and more…

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RESIDENTS IN THE GTA'S YORK REGION
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York Region is a welcoming community and one of the most diverse regions in Canada

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TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES
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Highest concentration of information technology companies in Canada

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NEW JOBS CREATED EACH YEAR (2001-'18)
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Career opportunities for every experience level, what’s it like to live and work here?

BUSINESS COMMUNITY NEWS FROM TORONTO AREA'S YORK REGION

PwC Canada Opens its First Digital Resilience Centre in Vaughan to Help Businesses Invest in Digitization During COVID-19 Pandemic

Exterior of PwC building and TTCVAUGHANDec. 4, 2020 /CNW/ – Most (97%) Canadian businesses (96% globally) say their cybersecurity strategies will shift as a result of the increased digitization during COVID-19 pandemic according to PwC Canada’s PwC Canada opens its first Digital Resilience Centre in Vaughan to help businesses invest in digitization during COVID-19 pandemic report. PwC surveyed more than 3,000 business and technology executives around the world, including a significant number of Canadian respondents, who tell us what’s changing and what’s next in cybersecurity, privacy and resilience.

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Newmarket Headquartered Ledgers Creates Partnership with U.S. Based Loyalty Business Services to Rapidly Expand Both Companies

calculator with red tax buttonVIRGINIA BEACH, Va.Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ledgers of Canada and Loyalty Business Services have created a partnership to rapidly expand both companies in the United States and Canada. As a part of the collaborative growth initiative, Loyalty Business Services will become Ledgers USA to enhance brand awareness throughout North America.

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Vaughan Headquartered Kontrol Enters into Exclusive Distribution Agreement with United Safety and Survivability Corporation for BioCloud Technology Distribution in North America, Australia and New Zealand

Biocloud Tech from KontrolVAUGHAN, ON / ACCESSWIRE / December 1, 2020 / Kontrol Energy Corp.  (“Kontrol” or “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exclusive Distribution Agreement with United Safety and Survivability Corporation (“United Safety”).

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YORK LINK IS HERE TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS

IS YOUR BUSINESS LOOKING AT EXPANDING INTO THE GREATER TORONTO AREA?

Finding the right location where your business can succeed is key, but it also needs to be where your employees want to be. From strategic connections, finding office space, to government grant opportunities, and discovering why the lifestyle here is sought-after, we will show you why York Region is where talent and opportunity intersect.

In partnership with our 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.

York Region Economic Strategy
LOCATIONS

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

York Link
169 Enterprise Boulevard
Markham, Ontario, Canada
L6G 0E7

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