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York Region, the fastest growing large municipality in Ontario, Canada is a thriving and diverse community that is home to:
The Region is a top destination in the Toronto area and Canada for business, talent, and investment.
York Link is York Region’s Economic Development department that promotes the region as a the place where talent and opportunity intersect. In collaboration with our nine local cities and towns the York Link team helps businesses:
York Region is the third largest business centre and second largest tech hub in the Greater Toronto Area (Ontario, Canada). York Region has a thriving economy diversified across a variety of key industry sectors.
…comprised of nine local cities and towns, which are Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Aurora, Georgina, Whitchurch-Stouffville, East Gwillimbury, and King.
York Region placed first out of 117 regions identified across the country in a study by The Mowat Centre (University of Toronto) assessing overall livability across different socio-economic factors.
Spread throughout York Region’s nine cities and towns in the Greater Toronto Area
Across a variety of key industry sectors including ICT, financial services, and more…
York Region is a welcoming community and one of the most diverse regions in Canada
Highest concentration of information technology companies in Canada
Career opportunities for every experience level, what’s it like to live and work here?
“York Region in its way is starting to move with momentum into… one of the best innovation regions we have here in the Province.”
– Patrick Horgan, Former VP Development & Operations | IBM Canada
“The talent here is exciting… engineers with diverse backgrounds can create technologies that can be used for all cultures.”
– Michael H. Yuan, Former Executive VP, Corporate Development | CIeNet International
“We knew this was a high-growth area… York Region was appealing for a number of reasons: transit, growth, and talent.”
– Sebastian Distefano, Regional Managing Partner | KPMG
“We deliberately selected this site in Canada because of its clear capacity for innovation, proven talent, great universities, and innovative partners.”
– Ken Kelzer, VP Global Components & Subsystems | General Motors
“Our employment growth continues to outpace national and provincial averages, proving York Region is where talent and opportunity intersect.”
– Wayne Emmerson, Chairman & CEO | York Region
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To commemorate expansion into a larger office in the city of Markham in Greater Toronto Area, the Mayor of the City of Markham, Frank Scarpitti, today visited the Canada-based operation responsible for contributing to Turbonomic’s R&D efforts. Today’s news is the latest milestone as Turbonomic, the leader in application resource management, continues its growth trajectory.
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York Region, Canada’s second largest tech hub, was front and centre at Collision Conference’s inaugural debut with a 30ft2 space, aptly named the #YRtech Experience Pavilion. York Region’s Economic Development team partnered with local tech scale-ups, startups, innovation support organizations, and a few of our local municipalities – Markham, Richmond Hill, and Vaughan – to create a space for Collision attendees to “play” and “interact” with cutting edge technology in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI), autotech, intelligent building solutions, gaming, virtual reality (VR), smart watches, robotic vision solutions, mobile app development, and more.read more
York Region is hosting a walking tour of Yonge Street Corridor in Richmond Hill entitled Walk & Talk with York Region’s Chief Planner. Yonge Street is a great example of a York Region’ corridor experiencing intensification along multiple nodes. Over the past decade, Yonge Street in Richmond Hill has undergone a transformation for people of all ages including a mix of shops, recreation, jobs, housing and transportation options.read more
AURORA, Ontario, June 5, 2019 – At General Motors’ 27th annual supplier awards held recently in Detroit, Magna was recognized as a Supplier of the Year for its driveline systems technologies. It marks the third time Magna has received the award for driveline systems supplied to GM vehicles.
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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.