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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

Markham Headquartered Everlink and Interac Corp. Announce Multi-Year Extension to Tokenization Service Provider Agreement

Everlink Payment TechnologyMARKHAM, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Everlink Payment Services Inc. is very pleased to announce a multi-year extension of its Mobile Tokenization Service Provider agreement (TSP) with Interac Corp. Since 2015, Everlink has extended and expanded its strategic partnership with Interac while continuing to play a critical role as a member of the Interac® TSP consortium. The platform enables Canadian debit cardholders to make secure Interac Debit payments with their mobile device or mobile wallet through a process referred to as tokenization.

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York Region Enters Stage 3 of Re-opening

Stage 3 graphicThe Provincial government has given York Region approval to enter Stage 3 of re-opening but what exactly does that mean?

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Ontario Moving More Regions into Stage 3 including York Region

Stage 3 graphicThe Ontario government is allowing seven more regions to enter Stage 3 on Friday, increasing the number of businesses and public spaces that will reopen across the province. This includes York Region.

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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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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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