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WELCOME HOME TO YORK REGION

IN THE HEART OF GREATER TORONTO…

York Region is a thriving and diverse community in Canada that is home to:

  • 1.2 million residents
  • 51,000+ businesses
  • 620,000 jobs
  • 4 urban growth centres
  • Canada’s highest concentration of technology companies

ONTARIO’S FASTEST GROWING…

…large municipality and third largest business hub. York Region is a top destination in the Toronto area and Canada for business, talent, and investment.

York Region Business Community

YORK REGION IS…

…comprised of nine local cities and towns, which are Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Aurora, Georgina, Whitchurch-Stouffville, East Gwillimbury, and King.

“BEST REGION TO LIVE IN CANADA”

York Region placed first out of 117 regions identified across the country in a study by The Mowat Centre (University of Toronto) assessing overall livability across different socio-economic factors.

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AN ECONOMIC POWERHOUSE IN CANADA
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BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS
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Spread throughout York Region’s nine cities and towns in the Greater Toronto Area

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LOCAL JOBS IN
YORK REGION
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Across a variety of key industry sectors including ICT, financial services, and more…

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RESIDENTS IN THE GTA'S YORK REGION
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York Region is a welcoming community and one of the most diverse regions in Canada

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TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES
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Highest concentration of information technology companies in Canada

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NEW JOBS CREATED EACH YEAR (avg)
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Career opportunities for every experience level, what’s it like to live and work here?

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YORK LINK IS HERE TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS

Expanding your business into the Greater Toronto Area is an important decision. Finding the right location where your business can succeed is key, but it also needs to be where your employees want to be. From strategic connections, finding office space, to government grant opportunities, and discovering why the lifestyle here is sought-after, we will show you why York Region is where talent and opportunity intersect.

In partnership with our local cities and towns, York Region’s Economic Development team provides complimentary and confidential support services to local and international businesses looking to expand or establish operations in Toronto area’s York Region.

York Region Economic Strategy
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YORK REGION BUSINESS COMMUNITY NEWS
York Region Headquartered Magna and May Mobility Partner to Build, Deploy and Scale Self-Driving Shuttles

May Mobility, an Ann Arbor, Michigan startup building self-driving shuttles, has partnered with Magna, a mobility technology company and one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, to retrofit and scale up May Mobility’s unique fleet of self-driving shuttles set to enter the US market.

Full Article: globenewswire.com

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Markham-Based Astellas Oncology C3 Prize® Returns for Third Year with Focus on Improving Cancer Care in Underserved Regions of the World

Astellas PharmacyMARKHAM, ON, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ – Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. (APCA), the Canadian subsidiary of Tokyo based Astellas Pharma, Inc., today announced the launch of the third annual Astellas Oncology C3 Prize® (Changing Cancer Care), a global challenge aimed at inspiring non-treatment ideas that may improve cancer care for patients and their loved ones.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Celebrating Student STEM Innovation in Canada: Four Winning Schools named in 2018 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge; One from York Region

Samsung Electronics Canada-Celebrating Student STEM Innovation iMISSISSAUGA & VAUGHAN, ONJune 12, 2018 /CNW/ – Today, Samsung Canada announced the final four regional winners in its annual Solve for Tomorrow Challenge, a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-based education initiative that seeks to ignite student passion in these subjects.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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LOCATIONS

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

York Link
169 Enterprise Boulevard
Markham, Ontario, Canada
L6G 1B3

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