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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

25 York Region Companies Make the Canadian Business 2020 Growth List

Growth 500The winners of the 32nd annual Growth List ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies (formerly the Growth 500) are the most passionate, innovative and successful businesses in the country. 25 York Region companies made the list.

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Markham Headquartered Everlink and FSS Partner to Drive Card Payments Growth in Canada

Everlink logoMUMBAI, India and TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2020 /CNW/ — FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a global payments technology company, announced today that Canada’s Everlink Payment Services Inc., a leading provider of payments solutions and services for Canadian credit unions, banks, and small and medium enterprises, has selected FSS’s Unified Card Management System to modernize card operations to support its future growth plans.

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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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The Regional Municipality of York
Economic Strategy Office
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
L3Y 6Z1

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169 Enterprise Boulevard
Markham, Ontario, Canada
L6G 0E7

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