The Ontario Government is opening a 10-kilometre expansion of Highway 427 from Finch Avenue to Major Mackenzie Drive to help improve traffic flow, reduce congestion and move people and goods safely.
“The digital platform prioritizes incoming communications using real time alerts that are secure, providing the situational awareness needed to make timely and informed decisions,” said Felix Zhang, Chief Technology Officer at Mackenzie Health.
In the end, she decided to open her own store called Little Rae Goods, an all-natural children’s toy boutique.
I am a Leafaholic. I live and breathe the Toronto Maple Leafs during the hockey season. The Leafs have taught me stress management and how important it is to relax and take a deep breath. Go Leafs Go!
In the latest #YRtech blog, we roundup some of the most notable news coming out of York Region’s auto tech and auto parts sector. See what’s in store for the future of automotive innovation!
Despite the economic and business challenges of COVID-19, ventureLAB program companies and alumni made an outstanding impact in 2020. From the launch of Tech Undivided and the Hardware Catalyst Initiative, discover everything else that this regional innovation centre supported in their 2020 Annual Review.
York Region Economic Development’s monthly e-newsletter shares highlights and news from the business community, small business supports, events, economic data, and more. Check out the August edition now!
Leveraging the experiences and skills I have developed over the years and being a third-generation entrepreneur myself, I take pride in connecting and working with my clients to help their businesses take the next step in finding success.
Mero Technologies, a former YSpace and current ventureLAB-supported company in Markham, York Region has completed a $2.5M USD seed round, led by Fresco Capital and IX Labs.
My favorite part of the job is getting to learn so much about local tech and businesses. Before this role I didn’t have much of a background in anything tech-related, it’s been great to learn a ton about it.
After meeting at McGill University studying Dietetics and Nutrition, the two of us realized we had more than just our passion for health and coming from our hometown of Markham, Ontario in common.
Spreading the love is simple: purchase a good or service from a local small business, share your images on your social media channels using the hashtag #ShopLocalYR, and tag both the business and your municipality.
A new business accelerator in Newmarket recently graduated its first cohort. Read more about this group of companies and how the new accelerator is looking to support businesses in Northern York Region and beyond.
The platform is being developed in partnership with Lululemon, Wysdom.AI, Microsoft, Mitacs, and Queen’s University. Wellbeing.ai aims to leverage artificial intelligence-powered virtual agents or chatbots.
Magna is buying auto safety technology company Veoneer for US$3.8-billion in a drive to become a global leader in smart cars.
Mobility Management has awarded Cheelcare Product of the Year for our Companion Power Assist System.
Major tech announcements coming from York Region-based companies this spring are no surprise as tech companies here continue to thrive in Canada’s second largest tech hub!
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) today announced the creation of 80 highly skilled jobs in Ontario to support the deployment of BWRX-300 small modular reactors.
York Region Economic Development’s monthly e-newsletter shares highlights and news from the business community, small business supports, events, economic data, and more. Check out the July edition now!
Four restaurants in Schomberg (King Township) will have pop-up patios this summer thanks to a program launched by the Township of King.
For the second year in a row, Magna received six Supplier of the Year awards from General Motors, the most ever for a supplier in a single year according to the automaker.
TraceSCAN will provide TO Live with a complete record of all interactions among traced interactions and identify those at high risk.
The City of Vaughan has partnered with Vaughan Public Libraries (VPL) and ventureLAB to establish a new innovation space in Vaughan, strengthening the City as a place where entrepreneurs and small businesses can flourish and grow.
There have been some big announcements coming from York Region health tech companies and its world-class hospitals recently. Check them out now!
LMN, North America’s B2B SaaS company for the green industry, plans to hire several new employees to its growing team by the end of the year. The addition of these new hires will nearly double the size of LMN’s current team.
York Region Economic Development’s monthly e-newsletter shares highlights and news from the business community, small business supports, events, economic data, and more. Check out the June edition now!
Last month, York Region’s innovation ecosystem thrived with big announcements on exciting new projects and programs to support startups, the development of new technology, and help businesses expand! Here are the top 5!
York’s Markham Centre Campus will be the proud home of CIFAL York when it is open and operational.
The Region’s masterclass session took centre stage on the first day and ended up being one of the most viewed sessions promoting a city, region, or country during the entire conference. All our guests were incredible, but there were some truly memorable quotes, which we’ve pulled out for you below!
York Region Economic Development’s monthly e-newsletter shares highlights and news from the business community, small business supports, events, economic data, and more. Check out the May edition now!