Please use the accordions below to find reports, publications, startup and entrepreneurship supports, and more resources related to economic strategy and development in York Region. Click on a resource category below to view available documents.
The York Region Employment Survey is an annual Region-wide door-to-door survey of all businesses with a physical presence in the Region (including home and farm based businesses that may participate optionally online). It helps provide the information for the York Region Business Directory. This is the most comprehensive list of businesses within York Region. Please note that the survey is currently on hold, but you can continue to access the 2018 data.
York Region’s business and academic community has a wide variety of innovation assets available to help support entrepreneurs, small businesses, and startups thrive. From makerspaces helping create product prototypes, to business incubators providing support and guidance, to networking organizations helping make new connections and co-location spaces offering office space – we’ve compiled them all here in one quick and easy to use guide.
Canada’s Global Skills Strategy makes it easier for Canadian businesses to attract the talent they need to succeed in the global marketplace and York Region Economic Strategy is a designated referral part of the program. Whether recruiting professionals from around the world to train Canadian workers, or working with employers planning job-creating investments in Canada, the Global Skills Strategy provides businesses in Canada with a faster way to bring in global talent in order to scale-up and grow—creating better jobs for more Canadians.
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