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York Region Welcomes Progress for Yonge North Subway Extension Project

Today, the Province of Ontario, through Metrolinx, released the Yonge North Subway Extension Initial Business Case, advancing the project to the next stage of preliminary engineering and design.
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Ontario Continues to Move Forward with Yonge North Subway Extension

The Ontario government is moving to the next stage of planning for the Yonge North Subway Extension as part of its commitment to build a modern and reliable transit system for the Greater Toronto Area.
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SmartVMC Community in Vaughan Continues Expansion With New Mixed-Use Development

On the northwest corner of Apple Mill Road and Buttermill Avenue, a short walk from the SmartVMC bus terminal and Vaughan Metropolitan Centre TTC Subway Station, the plan calls for towers of 18 and 38 storeys, along with lower-scaled buildings of four and six storeys that will foster a pedestrian-friendly atmosphere at street-level.

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.
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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

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.
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Vaughan Headquartered Empire Communities Acquires North Carolina Builder

Vaughan, Ontario, Feb. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Empire Communities, one of North America’s largest privately held homebuilders, has acquired Shea Homes North Carolina, expanding its growing U.S. presence to include Charlotte, one of the fastest growing cities in America…
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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.
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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.
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Mackenzie Health celebrates substantial completion of new Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital

Vaughan, ON (September 18, 2020) — Mackenzie Health leadership, government officials and project partners celebrated substantial completion of the new Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, the first net new hospital to be built in Ontario in more than 30 years.
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York Region Tech Companies Stepping Up: In the Fight Against COVID, PPE Isn’t Everything

As COVID-19 continues to plague the country, the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) has been front and center. Some companies managed to pivot their business by providing masks and hand sanitizer after both became mandatory additions to everyone’s going out rituals. But the new reality is not just about PPE. Some York Region companies are providing products and services to help us weather the storm in other ways.
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York Region Enters Stage 3 of Re-opening

The Provincial government has given York Region approval to enter Stage 3 of re-opening but what exactly does that mean?
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Another Construction Milestone Surpassed in Vaughan as Crane Comes Down at Transit City Condos

It’s been a few weeks since the topping off of the first of the three towers in phase one of the Transit City development at SmartVMC, a nascent master-planned community now growing around the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre subway terminal just north of Toronto.
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Ontario Moving More Regions into Stage 3 including York Region

The Ontario government is allowing seven more regions to enter Stage 3 on Friday, increasing the number of businesses and public spaces that will reopen across the province. This includes York Region.
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Vaughan Headquartered Royal® Building Products Partners with One Click Contractor for Expanded Virtual Selling Capabilities in Canada

WOODBRIDGE, Ontario ​– Royal Building Products, a Westlake company, today announced an expansion of its virtual selling capabilities through a partnership with One Click Contractor throughout Canada. The partnership will support the virtual sales process as the company shifts into the peak sales season for exterior building products.

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Two Towers Top Out at Transit City Complex in Vaughan

The cluster of towers in the nascent Vaughan Metropolitan Centre skyline includes a new focal point, with milestones recently reached in construction of the Transit City complex in SmartCentres’ SmartVMC, a 100-acre master-planned community around the area’s eponymous subway terminal.

Government of Canada Announces Additional Support for Businesses to Help Save Canadian Jobs

New Business Supports from PM of CanadaCOVID-19 has altered the way we live our lives and, every day, Canadians are facing new challenges during this crisis. As more people worry about paying their bills and caring for their loved ones, the Government of Canada is continuing to take unprecedented action to help protect middle class jobs, and the health and safety of all Canadians.

Ontario Further Eases Restrictions on Retail Stores and Essential Construction During COVID-19

The Ontario government is allowing all retail stores with a street entrance to provide curbside pickup and delivery, as well as in-store payment and purchases at garden centres, nurseries, hardware stores and safety supply stores.