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YORK REGION INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY FACTS

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TECHNOLOGY FIRMS IN YORK REGION
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TECH-BASED JOBS IN YORK REGION

DEVELOP #YRTECH IN YORK REGION.

YOUR BUSINESS. CANADA’S SECOND LARGEST TECH HUB. IT’S TIME.

The Information & Communications Technology (ICT) sector in Greater Toronto’s York Region is over 4,300 companies strong. You’ll find global corporations down to startups in the Region, with most of our tech companies being scale-ups focused on business-to-business and enterprise-scale solutions in areas such as enterprise software, IT services, cloud computing, networking, and microelectronics.

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MAJOR TECH COMPANIES THAT CHOSE TORONTO AREA'S YORK REGION
Map with logos of select tech companies in York Region

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YORK REGION'S TECH SECTOR BY THE NUMBERS

A LOOK AT CANADA’S TOP TECH HUBS

# of ICT employer business establishments

1 City of Toronto 6,810
2 YORK REGION 4,388
3 Peel Region 3,974
4 Greater Vancouver 3,927
5 Montreal 3,801
6 Ottawa 3,125
7 Calgary 2,813
8 Halton Region 1,633
9 Edmonton 1,470
10 Durham Region 850
11 Waterloo 780
Statistics Canada, CBC | 12/2018
YORK REGION IS CANADA’S MOST DENSE TECH HUB

# of ICT employer business establishments per 1,000 residents | Statistics Canada, CBC | 12/2018

YORK REGION HAS THE HIGHEST TECH TALENT CONCENTRATION IN THE TORONTO-WATERLOO CORRIDOR

ICT Technical Occupations % of Labour Force (Ages 25-64) | Statistics Canada, CBC 2018
(NOCs: 217; 228; 0213; 2133; 2147; 2241; 2242; 2253; 7333 – as per CBRE Scoring Tech Talent Report)

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OF GTA'S THREE EMPLOYMENT MEGAZONES ARE IN YORK REGION

Most of the Region’s 60,000+ tech jobs are located in these megazones.

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OF GTA'S 2018 TOP 10 ICT CORPORATE R&D INVESTORS ARE IN YORK REGION

AMD, Constellation Software, Enghouse, IBM, Huawei Canada, and Mitel Networks.

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OF COMPUTER DEALER NEWS 2018 TOP 100 IT SOLUTIONS PROVIDERS ARE IN YORK REGION

Includes enterprise and scale-up companies from York Region.

TECH NEWS FROM THE YORK REGION BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Richmond Hill Based iSIGN Media Announces Signing of Agreement with Corbiz Strategies to Introduce Safety Alert Messaging (“SAM”) to Retirement Homes

caricature of mobile tech iSIGN Media Solutions Inc., a leading provider of interactive mobile proximity marketing and public security alert solutions, today announced the signing on an agreement with Corbiz Strategies to introduce iSIGN’s Safety Alert Messaging technology solution to retirement homes across Canada.

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Everlink Announces Donation to Markham-Stouffville Hospital

Everlink LogoIn these challenging times, Everlink would like to share its support and solidarity with all of our clients, partners and colleagues. As we have stated in our previous communications, we will continue to monitor information from Canadian and international health organizations regarding coronavirus/COVID-19. The health and safety of our staff, clients and partners remains a top priority at Everlink.

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Regional Innovation Centre, ventureLAB, Supports $8.95 Million in Economic Impact in 2019

venturelab office spaceventureLAB is York Region’s provincially recognized Regional Innovation Centre and helps drive Regional economic growth and job creation by supporting the development and delivery of programs and services, targeting technology-based entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business. In 2019, ventureLAB supported $8.95 million in economic impact.

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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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