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Markham Headquartered Electronics Manufacturer Vexos Receives Health Canada Approval for the MVM Ventilator

Vexos ventilatorMARKHAM, Sept. 30, 2020 /CNW/ — Vexos Inc., a Global Electronics Manufacturing Services provider, is pleased to announce that Health Canada has approved the Mechanical Ventilator Milano (MVM) ventilator for use under Interim Order. In May, Vexos signed a contract with the Government of Canada to manufacture and supply 10,000 MVM units as part of the national mobilization to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

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York University’s Markham Centre Campus ‘dream come true’

Markham YorkU campus renderingYork Region’s first university campus is expected to provide post-secondary opportunities closer to home for thousands of students, establish a diverse talent pool for burgeoning industries in the area and create millions in economic benefits once the $275.4-million, 10-storey, 400,000 sq. ft. campus building opens its doors in the fall of 2023.

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Vaughan-based Drone Delivery Canada to Transport Pandemic Supplies to Georgina Island First Nation

Supplies placed into a droneLake Simcoe will soon become more crowded. But not with boats — with drones.

While some still think drones are disruptive technology, drones are the future for the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation.

With COVID-19 cases on the rise again throughout the province coupled with the unpredictable winds winter brings, Georgina Island First Nation was a prime candidate for the federal government’s drone delivery pilot project, said band councilor William McCue.

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Markham Headquartered PayMyTuition Launches Payment Wheel, an All-in-One Solution for Tuition Payments

Payment Wheel by PayMyTuitionMARKHAM and JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PayMyTuition, a leading provider of technology-driven global payment processing solutions for tuition payments, announced today the launch of Payment Wheel, an innovative suite of solutions specifically designed for Canadian educational institutions to remove friction within domestic and international tuition payments while streamlining institutions’ international business payments.

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Trillium Executive Centre in Markham Awarded BOMA Certificate of Excellence and Winner of 2020 TOBY Award

Trillium Executive Centre, MarkhamMARKHAM, Sept. 29, 2020 /CNW/ – True North Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: TNT.UN) (the “REIT”) is pleased to announce its property located at 675 Cochrane Drive, Markham, Ontario has been awarded the BOMA Certificate of Excellence and 2020 Local TOBY® Award (Outstanding Building of the Year) in the Office Building 250,000 – 499,999 sq. ft. category (“675 Cochrane”).

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Markham Headquartered Nielsen Reveals Most Accurate Canadian Consumer Behavior Data With Launch Of Homescan Trip Projection

mobile with Nielsen Homescan appMARKHAM, ON, Sept. 29, 2020 /CNW/ — Today, Nielsen Connect, Canada’s leading provider of consumer insights, single handedly raised the benchmark of accuracy for Canadian consumer intelligence with the announced launch of Homescan Trip Projection. Bringing to light a dual projection methodology that is unmatched in the industry, Nielsen Connect’s Homescan Trip Projection reduces variance from panel bias for better coverage and stronger trend consistency.

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Will Vaughan’s e-commerce grocery facility — the first in North America — spur technology adoption?

new Sobeys distribution centre grand openingTwo years ago, Michael Medline, President and CEO of Empire Co., was sitting in his backyard and then — boom — came the mega lightbulb vision when he was reading about Ocado.

Ocado isn’t Canadian. Rather, it’s a U.K.-based company that touts itself as a “serial innovator,” “disrupter” and the “world’s most advanced end-to-end e-commerce, fulfilment and logistics platform.”

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York Region Leads in the 905-Region for August New Home Sales with More Than 1,000 Units Sold

new home constructionToronto, Sept. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The GTA new home market saw an unusually busy August, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced today.

A total of 4,539 new homes was sold in August, up 217 per cent from August 2019 and 119 per cent above the 10-year average, according to Altus Group*, BILD’s official source for new home market intelligence. It was the highest number of new home sales for August since Altus Group started tracking in 2000.

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Markham Based One Team Health Announces Expanded Health Claims Management Services

One Team HealthMARKHAM, Ontario and ASHLAND, Ore.Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — One Team Health, a leading provider of managed care services for health insurers and their members, announces a significant expansion of its service offerings based on technology from PLEXIS Healthcare Systems (PLEXIS). One Team Health (OTH) launched the PLEXIS Canopy Care Management solution in service of 20,000 insured members.

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