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Vaughan headquartered Drone Delivery Canada awarded first contract for its heavy-lift Condor drone from the government of Canada

The Contract, with a value up to approximately $1.2 million is with the Canadian government’s Innovative Solutions Canada program. Under the terms of the Contract, DDC will provide Transport Canada with a Condor drone, and collaborate with Transport Canada in operating, testing and evaluating the capabilities of the Condor drone solution until December 2023.
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Vaughan headquartered Kontrol Technologies wins multiple new projects with liquified natural gas emission monitoring and analytics customer

The Company has a long history of providing continuous emissions, compliance and monitoring solutions through its operating subsidiaries. Historically the Company has provided emission technology deployment and solutions to large industrial customers in the oil, gas and cement industries across Canada and the USA.
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Easly and ventureLAB announce new partnership to drive innovation in Canada

“Thanks to our partnership with ventureLAB, more Canadian entrepreneurs will learn how they can take advantage of government tax credits to secure a more predictable cash flow and access capital sooner,” said Alastair Nimmons, Executive Vice President at Easly.
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Markham headquartered DealerAI announces data integration with Cox Automotive

One of the significant benefits of this integration is that it effectively streamlines dealership service department operations. For example, dealers can eliminate the need for manual data entry of service appointment bookings, reducing potential errors and gaining new understandings of user behaviours.
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Vaughan Headquartered Drone Delivery Canada Part of Project Care by Air to Deliver Urgent Medical Cargo in Halton Region

The fully electric drone is programmed with the route so a safety pilot won’t have to do much. Up to 10 pounds of medical supplies will be loaded into the drone.

When the drone arrives at Oakville Trafalgar hospital, another landing pad awaits, the trip is 20 minutes one way.

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York University Officially Opens Newest YSpace Location in Northern York Region

“By leveraging the success of YSpace’s programs and making customized resources available to the Town of Georgina and the Town of East Gwillimbury, York University is facilitating entrepreneurship and business acceleration in northern York Region,” says York University’s Vice-President Research and Innovation Amir Asif.
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Tech Investments, Jobs, and Tech Experts Collide in York Region’s #YRtech Pavilion at Collision

With the announcement of over $250 million in business investments and expansions, along with the creation of 800 jobs, new partnerships, and multiple startup pitch competitions, York Region’s #YRtech Pavilion was a big draw for those that came to check out the ‘Olympics of Tech’ in North America.
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The Township and Kingbridge Centre Partner to Invite Sustainability-Oriented Innovators to Find Climate Solutions at Innovation Hub

The targeted areas of innovation are forestry management; carbon sequestration; climate change resiliency; carbon neutral innovations; sustainable energy; green and clean tech; food security; and the agri-food value chain.
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York University’s YSpace Expands to Northern York Region

This dedicated space will feature virtual and in-person learning and allow for collaboration with other business owners and create connections with mentors. The physical space will offer computer access, internet, video conferencing solutions, photography tools for e-commerce and online content creation, collaboration spaces, programming support, and business community resources.
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Markham Headquartered Kyndryl Canada Becomes Women in Leadership’s First National Exclusive Partner

Kyndryl will also join WIL as an exclusive Presenting Partner at its inaugural, signature series called “Women Powering Progress.” The series will launch this September and offer a personal look into the journey of the C-suite women leaders who are customers of Kyndryl in Canada, and the knowledge they’ve gained throughout their careers.
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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.