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YORK REGION FINANCIAL & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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The Financial & Professional Services sector in Greater Toronto’s York Region is over 6,000 companies strong; with 3,100 of them being financial, insurance, and accounting firms. You’ll find global corporations down to startups in the Region, supporting over 60,000 sector related jobs. There’s also a fast-growing group of companies focused on developing innovative FinTech solutions.

MAJOR FINANCIAL & INSURANCE COMPANIES THAT CHOSE YORK REGION

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FINANCIAL & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SECTOR FACTS

York Region: Highest Number of Finance & Insurance Companies per 1,000 Residents in Key Canadian Hubs

Source: Canadian Business Count, Dec 2015

York Region: Highest Number of Finance & Insurance Companies in the Greater Toronto 905 Area

Source: Canadian Business Count, Dec 2015

Ranking of Census Divisions in Ontario by the Number of Companies in the FIRE Cluster
1 City of Toronto 4 Ottawa Region
2 York Region 5 Halton Region
3 Peel Region Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Business Count | DEC 2015
  • Second highest number of financial, insurance and accounting services firms (sub-sectors) in the Greater Toronto Area with 3,100 companies
  • 60,000+ jobs supported by the entire Financial & Professional Services industry sector in the Region
  • Key industry players with head/regional office presence or back-office operations in York Region include Aviva Insurance, Allstate Insurance, Bank of China, Combined Insurance, Deloitte, Desjardins, KPMG, MNP, nielsen, PwC, TD Insurance and TD Waterhouse, to name a few
  • Fast growing FinTech cluster with over 50 companies including Canadian and global industry leaders as XE.com, Real Matters, Everlink Payment Services, Ceridian, Doxim, Giesecke & Devrient, Paymentus and Toogood Financial
90% of Foreign Financial Institutions in Canada have their head office in the Greater Toronto Area

FINANCIAL & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES NEWS

THE KEY TO COVID-19 BUSINESS SURVIVAL: CASH FLOW SUPPORT PROGRAMS

covid-19 recovery blog series headerFederal and provincial governments have launched several stimulus programs to help businesses gain access to additional cash and financing options to evolve their cash flow planning and strategic investments.

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IMMEDIATE ACTIONS YORK REGION EMPLOYERS SHOULD TAKE IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

covid-19 recovery blog series headerThe Canadian federal government has announced its economic response plan to COVID-19, including multiple new and rapidly evolving financial support programs to help SMEs through the coronavirus pandemic. This article highlights the available federal and provincial government funding programs to help employers in York Region through these extraordinary times.

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Government of Canada Boosts Wage Subsidy to 75% for Small, Medium Businesses to Avoid Layoffs During COVID-19 Crisis

Covid 19 Economic Response PlanePrime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced more help for small and medium-sized businesses to keep employees on the payroll during the COVID-19 crisis, including a 75 per cent wage subsidy and guaranteed interest-free loans.

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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 0E7

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