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Mayor Bevilacqua Announces First University in Vaughan

Niagara University in VaughanVAUGHAN, ONJan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ – This marks a historic day for the citizens of our community as classes begin at Niagara University’s modern new site located in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC). Mayor Maurizio Bevilacquaformally welcomed students, professors and members of the administration on the first day of studies at the university’s new location, adding that he has “proudly delivered on a transformational city-building commitment to bring the first-ever university to the city of Vaughan.”

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Markham Headquartered Pond Tech Converts Smokestack Emissions into Fuel for Edible Algae Products

Pond Tech Collects AlgaeMost people probably don’t think anything good could come from thick clouds of toxic fumes spewing out from industrial smokestacks. But where most of us just see pollution, Pond Tech sees a potential goldmine — or at least a green one.

Based in Toronto Area’s Markham, Canada, Pond has developed a technology that harnesses the gasses emitted from industrial smokestacks and uses them to fuel the rapid growth of algae. This algae is then used in food coloring, health supplements and protein in animal feed.

Full Article: thespoon.tech

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Reflecting on YSpace Markham’s First Year

Strengthening the relationship with York Region has always been a priority for York University. Although there are many exciting initiatives underway, one new success story remains at the forefront: YSpace. The 10,000-square-foot facility in Markham Centre, Ont., is a community innovation hub supporting a growing number of entrepreneurs and innovators by providing dynamic co-working space, access to industry advisers, education, workshops and high-end technology.

Full Article: news.yorku.ca

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Markham Headquartered Baylin Technologies Announces Signing of Agreement to Supply Tier One Global Telecommunications Provider

Baylin TechnologiesMarkhamJan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ – Baylin Technologies Inc. (“Baylin”) (TSX: BYL) today announced that its Kirkland, Quebecwholly owned subsidiary, Alga Microwave Inc. (“Alga”), has signed an agreement in principal to design and manufacture key components for a Tier 1 global telecom equipment producer headquartered in Sweden.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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