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INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

WHY YORK REGION FOR YOUR IT 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.

York Region’s ICT sector core capabilities focus on enterprise networking and software, cloud computing, electronics design and manufacturing.

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TECHNOLOGY FIRMS IN YORK REGION
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TECH-BASED JOBS IN YORK REGION
Clearbridge Mobile Team
MAJOR TECH COMPANIES THAT CHOSE TORONTO AREA'S YORK REGION, IS YOUR BUSINESS NEXT?
  • York Region ICT Sector Logos
  • York Region ICT Sector Logos
  • A Selection of York Region-Based or Headquartered ICT Sector Companies
  • A Selection of York Region-Based or Headquartered ICT Sector Companies
YORK REGION IS CANADA’S MOST DENSE TECH HUB

# of ICT employer business establishments per 1,000 residents | Statistics Canada, CBC | 12/2017

GM Canada in Markham, York Region
CANADA’S TOP TECH HUBS

# of ICT employer business establishments

1 City of Toronto 6,407
2 YORK REGION 4,382
3 Greater Vancouver 3,757
4 Peel Region 3,716
5 Montreal 3,462
6 Ottawa 3,070
7 Calgary 2,823
8 Halton Region 1,550
9 Edmonton 1,454
10 Durham 770
Statistics Canada, CBC | 12/2017
THE HIGHEST TECH TALENT CONCENTRATION IN THE TORONTO-WATERLOO CORRIDOR IS IN YORK REGION

ICT Technical Occupations % of Labour Force (Ages 25-64) | Statistics Canada 2016 Census (NOC* 0213; 2133; 2147; 217; 2241; 2242; 2253; 228)

Tech Employees in York Region
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OF THE GTA'S FOUR 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 THE GTA'S TOP 10 ICT CORPORATE R&D INVESTORS ARE IN YORK REGION

Amaya, AMD, Enghouse, IBM, Huawei Canada, and Rogers.

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

Includes enterprise and scale-up companies from York Region.

YORK REGION INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Richmond Hill Headquartered Olympus Canada Recognized as a Greater Toronto Top Employer

Olympus Canada Team PhotoRichmond HillDec. 7, 2018 /CNW/ — Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today that Olympus Canada has been named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for the third year running.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Markham Headquartered Maestro PMS Helps Free Up Staff, Empowers Guests with Self-Serve Online Payment Portal

Maestro Payment PortalMARKHAM, ONTARIO (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 19, 2018 | Maestro adds to its full array of mobile and online solutions with the launch of its Payment Portal module that engages guests online by connecting them with a property to quickly make payments against their upcoming reservations.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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CONNECT WITH AN EXPERIENCED BUSINESS ADVISOR

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

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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