Categories

Two professionals working on computers

York Region Business Update // August 2021

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!

Vaughan Headquartered Zoglo’s Incredible Food Corp. Partners with Tree of Life Canada to Expand Distribution Across Canada

“Partnering with industry-leading food distribution and professional sales companies such as TOL and CDL provides us with an opportunity to rapidly broaden our market share and in-turn position Zoglo’s as the preferred choice for plant-based foods within Canada,.
York Region Business Update Feature Image

York Region Business Update // July 2021

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!

people working at ySpace

York University’s YSpace Releases 2020-2021 Annual Report

It was a year unlike any other for Innovation York, the innovation office for York University with a mandate to facilitate and maximize the commercial, economic, and social impacts of research and innovation. Their 2020-2021 Annual Report has just been released and it outlines impressive successes, including supporting new ventures, launching new programs and more.
York Region Business Update Feature Image

York Region Business Update // June 2021

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!

York Region Business Update Feature Image

York Region Business Update // May 2021

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!

Seneca and Kingbridge Centre team up to support environmental innovation in York Region

Seneca and Kingbridge Centre are creating an innovation hub that will deliver a real-world setting and programs to help entrepreneurs build and scale businesses in the agriculture, food production and processing, energy and environmental sectors.
York Region Business Update Feature Image

York Region Business Update // April 2021

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 April edition now!

Family Farm Photo

York Region Companies Turning to Online World to Cope With COVID-19 Crunch

Running Hutchings Farm provides enough work for her and her husband, Kevin, without the added task of bringing their farm store online. Business is busiest in summer and at Christmas, but come January, February and March, sales drop.
York Region Business Update Feature Image

York Region Business Update // March 2021

York Region Economic Development’s monthly e-newsletter shares highlights and news from the business community, small business supports, events, economic data, and more.

COVID-19

Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program | COVID-19 Funding Spotlight

Qualified small to medium-sized Canadian businesses can receive from $25,000 to $1 million in HASCAP loans, and larger organizations with multiple locations such as a chain of restaurants or hotels can receive up to $6.25 million in funding support.
York Region Business Update Feature Image

York Region Business Update // February 2021

York Region Economic Development’s monthly e-newsletter shares highlights and news from the business community, small business supports, events, economic data, and more.

Workers wearing PPE

Ontario Expands Eligibility for Main Street Relief Grant

The Ontario government is expanding the number of small businesses that can apply for the Main Street Relief Grant to help offset the costs of purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE) to cautiously and gradually reopen in parts of the province. Small businesses with 2 to 19 employees in all eligible sectors
COVID-19

Ontario Small Business Support Grant | COVID-19 Funding Spotlight

The Ontario Small Business Support Grant will grant small businesses between $10,000-$20,000 to help cover decreased revenue expected as a result of the provincewide lockdown.
2020 and confetti

2020 Look Back: Our Top 15 York Region Business Community News Stories

2020 was a challenging year for the business community, but there were still moments worth celebrating. Check out our Top 15 list.
Small Business Grant Press Release

The New Ontario Small Business Support Grant

The government is announcing the new Ontario Small Business Support Grant, which will provide a minimum of $10,000 and up to $20,000 to help small business owners during this challenging period.
Female leaning on a fence

King City’s Beretta Farms Featured in A&W Commercial

King City’s very own Beretta Farms is featured in a commercial for A&W restaurants.

Lieschen Beretta, ranch manager at Beretta Farms, stars in the commercial as she talks about grass-fed beef.

A&W is featuring grass-fed beef in its restaurants and featured Beretta and another rancher in its commercial.