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Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), York Region is home to 1.2 million residents, 51,000 businesses, 600,000 jobs, 4 urban growth centres, and Canada’s highest concentration of technology companies. As 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 cities and towns: Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Aurora, Georgina, Whitchurch-Stouffville, East Gwillimbury, King


Fastest growing population among the largest municipal jurisdictions in Ontario, Canada


And nearly 600,000 local jobs across York Region’s nine cities and towns


Highest concentration of ICT companies in the Greater Toronto Area and Canada

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Business Advantages

Explore the advantages of locating your business in Toronto area’s York Region – Where Talent and Opportunity Intersect. Ranked as the best region to live in Canada, York Region offers an urban/suburban hybrid quality of life that attracts, and retains, top global talent.

Innovation Ecosystem

York Region’s corporate innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems are anchored in a strong foundation of enterprise technology companies, established industry verticals, and an extensive network of private- and public-sector support organizations.

Business Support Services

In partnership with nine 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.

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Richmond Hill Duo Use Crowdfunding to Create ‘The World’s Smartest Toolbox’

Where do great business ideas come from? Increasingly, from crowdfunding. By definition, the most popular projects and causes tend to raise the most money. That got noticed by two 26-year old friends from Richmond Hill, Ont.

 With the aid of designers and engineers Engolo arm-twisted into the project, they created the Coolbox last month, which D’Agostini calls the “world’s smartest toolbox…

Full Article Here: business.financialpost.com

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OnX Managed Services and PVD Modular Partner to Deliver Managed Data Centers-as-a-Service

MARKHAM, ON and NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – Feb 24, 2015) – OnX Enterprise Solutions, a leading enterprise data center IT solutions provider, today announced a partnership with PVD Modular, a cutting-edge Critical Infrastructure Solutions group, to deliver Data Center-as-a-Service (DCaaS) capabilities. Through this partnership, OnX and PVD Modular will design, deploy and manage modular data centers at any location and supply ongoing data center remote monitoring and operations management 24×7. Quickly engineering and deploying highly efficient and cost effective data center assets designed for specific client environments eliminates extra costs and accelerates a company’s return on invested capital while highlighting the computing benefits vs. the traditional data center build out model.

Source: www.marketwired.com

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York Region is Where Talent and Opportunity Intersect

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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