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INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Why York Region for your IT business?

There are many reasons why your tech business can be successful in York Region, but what is most important to us is connecting your business and personal needs with a community where you and your employees are happy to live and work. As a top destination in the Toronto Area and Canada for business, talent, and investment, York Region is where talent and opportunity intersect.

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TECHNOLOGY FIRMS IN YORK REGION

…means you don’t have to look far for key business partners or support services.

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TECH-BASED EMPLOYEES IN YORK REGION

…means top tech talent wants to work in York Region, a benefit to your business.

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OF CANADA'S TOP 100 IT SOLUTIONS PROVIDERS

…have operations here in York Region.
– Computer Dealer News

Major tech companies that chose Toronto Area's York Region, is your business next?
  • York Region ICT Sector Logos
  • York Region ICT Sector Logos
  • A Selection of York Region-Based or Headquartered ICT Sector Companies
  • A Selection of York Region-Based or Headquartered ICT Sector Companies
CONNECT WITH AN EXPERIENCED BUSINESS ADVISOR
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS?
Robert Unterman, Manager - Investment & Marketing
Robert Unterman Manager, Investment & Marketing
Gordon Scheel, Senior Business Development Advisor
Gordon Scheel Senior Business Development Advisor
Richard Franklin, Senior Business Development Advisor
Richard Franklin Senior Business Development Advisor

Our team has tremendous exposure to best practices in use across all industries. York Link Business Advisors provide assistance or guidance with:

  • Talent recruitment focused on technology positions
  • Office location selection in one of our nine cities and towns
  • Federal & Provincial government financial incentive programs
  • Strategic connections with relevant industry partners and businesses
York Region Information Technology Community NewsVIEW ALL
Ontario’s TargetGHG Program: Markham-Based Pond Technologies Receives $5-Million in Funding

Pond TechnologiesCommercial Algae Carbon Capture (Pond Technologies, Stelco, SNC-Lavalin): Converts gases from steel mill into biofuel, reducing GHG emissions as well as transforming them into marketable products. Dollar value of the project is $13.9 million from OCE and partners.

Full Article: news.ontario.ca

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York Region: The Largest ICT Hub per Capita in Canada

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Business Count | 12/2016

York Region:Second Highest # of ICT Firms in Canada
1 City of Toronto 6 Ottawa
2 York Region 7 Division #6 (Calgary
3 Greater Vancouver 8 Halton Region
4 Peel Region 9 Durham Region
 5 Montreal 10 Waterloo
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Business Count | 12/2016
ADDITIONAL ICT SECTOR INFORMATION
  • Highest tech sector concentration in Canada (relative to population)
  • Second largest sector in Canada in total number of ICT firms [IT Business]
  • Highest concentration of tech workforce in the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor with 9.2% of York Region’s workforce in ICT [StatsCan]
  • “Canada’s largest Enterprise Solutions ICT cluster” [Branham Group]
  • 6 of GTA’s Top 10 ICT corpororate R&D investors [IT Business]
  • Core ICT sector capabilities include enterprise networking and software, cloud computing, electronics design and manufacturing
LOCATIONS

The Regional Municipality of York
Economic Strategy Office
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
L3Y 6Z1

York Link
15 Allstate Parkway – Suite 600
Markham Ontario, Canada
L3R 5B4

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