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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 INYORK 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

Vaughan Headquartered Kontrol Receives Approval for Government Grant to Accelerate the Development of New COVID-19 Testing Technology

Covid-19 air quality testAugust 5, 2020 / Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE:KNR)(OTCQB:KNRLF)(FSE:1K8) (“Kontrol” or “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has received approval for an initial government grant of $50,000 from the National Research Council of Canada to accelerate its new Covid-19 testing technology, the Kontrol BioCloud® analyzer (“BioCloud analyzer” or “BioCloud”).

Can we measure for COVID-19 like we do for air quality?

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Markham Headquartered Everlink and Interac Corp. Announce Multi-Year Extension to Tokenization Service Provider Agreement

Everlink Payment TechnologyMARKHAM, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Everlink Payment Services Inc. is very pleased to announce a multi-year extension of its Mobile Tokenization Service Provider agreement (TSP) with Interac Corp. Since 2015, Everlink has extended and expanded its strategic partnership with Interac while continuing to play a critical role as a member of the Interac® TSP consortium. The platform enables Canadian debit cardholders to make secure Interac Debit payments with their mobile device or mobile wallet through a process referred to as tokenization.

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Newmarket Headquartered Pulp Moulded Products Receives $300,000 from Government of Canada to Create New Prototype Face Mask Using Canadian Wood Pulp to Support Canada’s COVID-19 Response

pulp mould face masksOTTAWA, ON, July 31, 2020 /CNW/ – As we begin to reopen the economy and plan our recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, the Government of Canada is committed to building a clean energy future and supporting the natural resource sectors. Canada’s forest sector, a source of great economic benefit for our country, continues to implement innovative practices and technologies to keep the sector growing, while contributing to Canada’s response to the pandemic.

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Two High-Rise Residential Towers Coming to SmartCentres Thornhill in Vaughan

concept rendering SmartCentresSmartCentres Thornhill, a 20-acre commercial shopping centre at the northwest corner of Centre Street and Bathurst Street, will be redeveloped by SmartLiving on behalf of owners Metrontario and the Penguin Group of Companies. SmartLiving, the residential brand of SmartCentres REIT, is working with the City of Vaughan to establish a long-term vision for the lands at at 700 Centre Street in Thornhill.

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Vaughan Headquartered Kontrol Energy Completes Acquisition of New Found Air

digital thermostatAugust 4, 2020 / ACCESSWIRE / Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE:KNR)(OTCQB:KNRLF)(FSE:1K8) (“Kontrol” or “Company”) announces that it has completed the acquisition of New Found Air (“NFA”), previously announced on May 19, 2020. NFA leads a building energy and service platform that ensures the effective monitoring, operation and service of essential heating, cooling, ventilation, and utility systems. The operations of NFA are diversified across the commercial, industrial, and multi-residential building sector.

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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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