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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

Ontario Further Eases Restrictions on Retail Stores and Essential Construction During COVID-19

Retail reopening signThe Ontario government is allowing all retail stores with a street entrance to provide curbside pickup and delivery, as well as in-store payment and purchases at garden centres, nurseries, hardware stores and safety supply stores.

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Ontario-Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program

Small BusinessThe Ontario Government is committing $241 million to partner with the federal government and deliver more than $900 million in urgent relief to small businesses and their landlords through a new program, the Ontario-Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program (OCECRA).

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YORK REGION BUSINESSES COVID-19 SUPPORT FAQ

covid-19 recovery blog series headerWe’ve highlighted some of the most frequently asked questions that York Region businesses have been asking related to available support during the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery process.

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Allstate Canada Headquartered in Markham to Provide more than $30 Million to Auto Insurance Customers Amid Pandemic

allstate buildingAllstate Insurance Company of Canada, together with Pembridge Insurance Company and Pafco Insurance Company (ACG), is announcing a “Stay at Home Payment” of more than $30 million dollars to help its personal auto insurance customers. This is the latest in a number of relief measures offered by the company to help customers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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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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