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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

Markham Headquartered Constellation HomeBuilder Systems Acquires U.S. Based LandDev, a Leading System for Real Estate Land Developers

Constellation HomebuilderMARKHAM, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ — Constellation HomeBuilder Systems, the largest provider of home building software solutions and services, has acquired LandDev, a leading cloud-based software system for commercial and residential real estate land developers. With many of its most notable customers already using LandDev, the acquisition will allow Constellation HomeBuilder Systems to expand deeper into the construction process.

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Markham Headquartered Sangoma Launches Newest Cloud Service Free of Charge to Everyone, During These Troubled Times.

Sangoma Meet video conferencingMARKHAM, Ontario: Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE: STC), a trusted leader in delivering Communications as a Service solutions for businesses of all sizes, service providers and OEMs, today announced the general availability of its new video conferencing and collaboration service Sangoma MeetTM, at a time when video meeting usage is up very significantly over 2019 levels.

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Markham Headquartered LMN Launches Estimating Marketplace Connecting Vendors with Contractors

LMN softwareMARKHAM, Ontario, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — North America’s leading B2B business management software company, LMN Inc., has launched another innovative tool to help bridge the gap between contractors and vendors. The LMN Estimating Marketplace (https://golmn.com/market-place/) helps landscaping contractors build a better business by connecting them directly with a trusted network of wholesale suppliers within a single, user-friendly digital platform.

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Celestica’s Newmarket Operation Wins Contract with StarFish Medical Inc. to Manufacture Ventilators for Canadian Market

Patient on VentilatorCelestica Inc., a leader in design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions for the world’s most innovative companies, today announced it has won a program to build 7,500 ventilators for StarFish Medical Inc., a Canadian medical device company, at Celestica’s operation in Newmarket, Ontario.

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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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