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Vaughan Headquartered PSP Services Completes the Acquisition of PSiGate, a wholly owned subsidiary of Peoples Payment Solutions Ltd.

Howard Klein, President of Peoples Payments and Cards, at Peoples Group, added: “Peoples Group is thrilled to transition the PSiGate business over to PSP. Their best-in-class POS systems as well as an extremely talented team will be a great addition to the service offering. We will continue to support the PSiGate business as the acquiring bank.”
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Markham Headquartered OCR Canada Announces the Acquisition of Day 2 Mobility

“We are excited to invest in Day 2 as the company’s capabilities align with our strategy to offer leading enterprise mobility solutions that enable our customers to further modernize and elevate their worker and customer mobile experiences.
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2021 Year In Review // York Region Economic Development

On behalf of York Region Economic Strategy, I am pleased to present the 2021 Economic
Development Year in Review. This is an overview of economic development activities undertaken this past year, highlights of business news from across the Region, and important economic indicators showing the strength and resilience of our business community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oat Canada and Roquette Receive $4.1M as Part of a Project to Improve Oat-Processing Capacity

Oat Canada received scale-up support through the York Region Food and Beverage Accelerator Program through York University’s YSpace. This investment will see the development of novel oat ingredients and nutritionally superior oat-based food and beverage products.
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Laser Clinics Expands Into Canada With Richmond Hill Location

Owned and operated by KKR, a New York-based private equity firm, Laser Clinics delivered more than three million treatments globally in 2021. The company expects to open more than a dozen clinics in Canada this year with the Richmond Hill location being the first advanced beauty clinic.
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York Region’s New Investment Aims to Attract Global Tech Firms and Create New Jobs in the Region

Regional Municipality of York today announced a five-year, $1.5 million investment in ventureLAB’s Hardware Catalyst Initiative – a Canadian lab and incubator for hardware and semiconductor companies. 

General Assembly Pizza’s New Master Facility in Vaughan Producing up to 100,000 Frozen Pizzas Per Month, More Than Doubling Output

The Company secured the new production facility in July and commenced production on September 9. Located on Marycroft Avenue and emblazoned with GA Pizza’s signature pizza siren, the facility has increased the Company’s monthly output of frozen units to 100,000, with greater output to come in the months ahead.

Vaughan Headquartered Drone Delivery Canada Announces Opening of Commercialization Centre

The Condor is currently the Company’s largest drone with an expected range of 200km (124mi) and a payload capacity of 180kg (396lb) and is fully integrated with the Company’s patented and award-winning FLYTE software system.
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Markham Headquartered Redline Communications Secures Multiple Contract Wins in the Middle East Oil & Gas Sector

Recently, Redline Communications has secured three new customer contracts in the United Arab Emirates and Oman, along with one new RedCare service agreement with a current customer in Qatar that provides industry-leading performance assurance. In addition, four current customers in the region have chosen to expand their mission-critical solution sets with Redline Communications.
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Life Sciences Company LGC Relocating to Vaughan From Toronto, Bringing 400 ‘Highly-Skilled’ Jobs

LGC is an international life sciences measurement and tools company headquartered in the United Kingdom. LGC is expected to open its 200,000-sq.-ft. facility in 2024.

Richmond Hill Headquartered FlexITy Acquires the Managed IT Business Services Division of Rally Enterprises

FlexITy announced its acquisition of the Managed IT Business Services division of Rally Enterprises, the first in a number of planned purchases that are part of FlexITy’s focused acquisition strategy.

Growatt Partners With Markham Headquartered Microgreen Solar to Expand Market Reach in Canada

Adding the Growatt product line to Microgreen’s products and full solar kits deepens our product offering and brings us into the grid-tie market at a time when government incentives are accelerating solar+storage uptake across Canada. We are excited to bring our customers a wider selection of products at a time of increasing consumer demand

Lumon Canada’s Glass Processing Factory Investment Completed and Production Started

The grand opening started with opening words from Lumon Group’s CEO, Jussi Kinnunen. He reflected on the hard work of the production department and the layout of the production floor since he last saw it a year ago. “It looks totally different,” he states with a smile on his face.

Markham Headquartered LMN Opens Second Office in PEI With Plans to Hire 50 Employees Before End of 2021

“Prince Edward Island and Charlottetown are growing areas for top talent across Canada,” said Lysecki, who recently relocated to PEI from Ontario. “The province’s proximity to universities and its passionate workforce makes it the perfect place for our expansion.”