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DIVERSE & HIGHLY-SKILLED GLOBAL TALENT

Centrally located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), York Region is home to 1,300,000 residents and is home to one of the most educated workforce’s amongst Canada’s largest municipalities and half of the Toronto Area Top 100 Neighbourhoods.

There are thousands of residents within the broader GTA that commute into York Region. That means your business can tap into talent across the GTA, which is home to over 6.8 million people and is home to dozens of universities and colleges that are committed to producing graduates in all fields; including many with a focus on STEM-related studies.

York Region offers an exceptional quality of life that attracts and retains top global talent; making it the place where talent and opportunity intersect for your business and your employees.

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Million in GTA Workforce

Many being highly-skilled and educated professionals in technology fields.

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Talented & Diverse University Graduates

Join the Greater Toronto Area workforce every year on average.

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Immigrants With Degrees

Many thanks to the fast-processing Canadian Global Skills Visa.

MORE THAN 50% OF YORK REGION'S...

local workforce has university education. The third highest amongst Canada’s large municipal jurisdictions.

Talent With Relevant Skills

Over 50% of York Region’s workforce aged 25-64 with post-secondary education majored in Business Administration, Engineering, Sciences or Information Technology.

Relevant ICT Talent
Retain Skilled GTA Talent

Shorter commute times equals improved attraction and retention of experienced professionals living in York Region and Greater Toronto Area communities.

Global Talent Lives in York Region
Local And Global Talent

York Region is culturally diverse with 122 languages and dialects spoken. With 45% of the population being foreign born it creates a globally connected workforce.

Global Talent Connects You To The World
THE HIGHEST TECH TALENT CONCENTRATION IN THE TORONTO-WATERLOO CORRIDOR IS IN YORK REGION

ICT Technical Occupations % of Labour Force (Ages 25-64) | Statistics Canada 2016 Census (NOC* 0213; 2133; 2147; 217; 2241; 2242; 2253; 228)

Tech Employees in York Region
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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