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FINANCIAL, INSURANCE, AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES

WHY YORK REGION FOR YOUR FINANCIAL SERVICES BUSINESS?

There are many reasons why your tech business can be successful in York Region, but what is most important to us is connecting your business and personal needs with a community where you and your employees are happy to live and work.

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90% of Foreign Financial Institutions in Canada have their head office in the Greater Toronto Area

THE TORONTO REGION FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR AT A GLANCE:

  • The Toronto Stock Exchange is the third largest in North America; 7th largest in the world by market cap
  • Operations of 7 of the top 10 largest hedge fund administrators in the world
  • Home to 129 securities firms

THE TORONTO REGION – WHICH INCLUDES YORK REGION – IS HOME TO THE HEADQUARTERS OF:

  • 10 domestic banks including the 5 largest banks in Canada; 3 of world’s top 25
  • 60 Life Insurance companies (2 of global top 10) & 130 P&C insurers (3 of Canada’s top 5)
  • 4 of the 5 largest domestic investment management firms
Major financial and insurance companies that chose Toronto Area's York Region, is your business next?
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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 Division of Ontario by # 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

FINANCIAL & BUSINESS SERVICES NEWS

York Link Tech: ventureLAB Talking Growth in Tech at Collision

ventureLAB Made in York Region Event

YORK LINK TECH INTERVIEW SERIES

In our latest #YRtech series interview we’re catching up with Melissa Chee, President & CEO of the Regional Innovation Centre, ventureLAB, to ask a few questions about their presence at Collision and more!

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Yonge North Subway Extension Construction into York Region Gets the Green Light!

Toronto Subway MapNewmarket – The Regional Municipality of York, together with York Region Rapid Transit Corporation, are thrilled to see a commitment from the Ontario Government today of $5.6 billion over the next 10 years for the Yonge North Subway Extension.

Full Article: york.ca

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Business and Talent Thriving in York Region

Year In Review CoverThe Regional Municipality of York Economic Development 2018 Year in Review publication highlights the positive impact the local business community in York Region are having on a local, national and global scale.

Full Article: york.ca

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Multiple Projects Progressing at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre

VMCSeveral projects are underway in the blocks surrounding the station, set to add thousands of new homes as well as office space and additional transit improvements in the coming years.

Full Article: urbantoronto.ca

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Sunova Credit Union Chooses Markham Headquartered Doxim to Unify Commercial and Retail Lending Processes

Doxim Account OpeningDoxim, the leading customer engagement technology and document solutions provider for financial services, is proud to announce that Sunova Credit Union has selected Doxim Loan Origination to support its commercial and retail lending business.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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CONNECT WITH AN EXPERIENCED BUSINESS ADVISOR

Gordon Scheel, Senior Business Development Advisor
Gordon Scheel Senior Business Development Advisor
Richard Franklin, Senior Business Development Advisor
Richard Franklin Senior Business Development Advisor
Robert Unterman, Manager - Investment & Marketing
Robert Unterman Manager, Investment & Marketing

York Link Business Advisors provide assistance or guidance with:

  • Talent recruitment focused on technology positions
  • Office location selection in one of our nine cities and towns
  • Federal & Provincial government financial incentive programs
  • Strategic connections with relevant industry partners and businesses
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 1B3

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