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A PLACE PEOPLE LOVE TO CALL HOME

With a population of 1.2 million residents, the Regional Municipality of York is the third largest municipality in the Greater Toronto Area and Canada’s fastest-growing large census division. Comprised of nine local municipalities and home to half of the Greater Toronto Area’s top 100 neighborhoods, York Region offers an urban/suburban lifestyle mix that attracts top talent, globally.

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Top Ranked Neighbourhoods

in the Greater Toronto Area’s Top 100 Neighbourhood’s list are in York Region.
(MoneySense, 2016)

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Top Ranked Secondary Schools

in Greater Toronto Area’s Top 10 Secondary Schools list are in York Region.
(Fraser Institute, 2018)

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Top Ranked
Local Municipalities

in the Top 5 Ontario Municipalities for Resident Satisfaction list.
(Forum Research, 2012)

``BEST REGION TO LIVE IN CANADA``

First place ranking out of 117 regions identified across the country.

Mowat Centre, Independent Public Policy Think Tank at the University of Toronto

York Region Quality of Life News

A Dozen New Hotels Will Join the Canadian Skyline in 2018 including a Marriott in Markham

The Marriott Markham is also scheduled to open in March, in the heart of Canada’s tech hub in downtown Markham ...
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Movati Athletic Brings Unique Fitness Club Experience to Richmond Hill

RICHMOND HILL, ON, April 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Movati Athletic, one of Canada's fastest growing fitness clubs, is celebrating its grand opening in Richmond Hill with one ...
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GTA’s Condo Boom Brings Golden Opportunity for YMCA’s Child Care Plans

But developing new centres is expensive, so Mahdy says a $350-million capital expansion plan will use a partnership model that's ...
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Quality of Life in Canada

  • Canada has the highest quality of life of all the G7 countries (IMD; Economist)
  • World’s “most livable destination” (Economist; EIU)

Quality of Life in Metro Toronto

  • Ranked top for quality of life in North America (PwC; FT fDi Intelligence)
  • “Best international city for work and family” (Fortune)
  • Ranked #1 for Expats experience out of 26 countries (HSBC)
  • Ranked top 5 “most livable” city globally, top 2 in North America (EIU)
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 1B3

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