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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
York Region Tech Company
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

Markham Headquartered Constellation HomeBuilder Systems Dominates Customer Experience in Homebuilding Space with Newly Formed Group

Constellation Home Builders in Markham, York RegionMarkhamAug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ — Over the past two years, Constellation HomeBuilder Systems has made strategic investments in the customer experience space, acquiring CustomerInsight, CustomerConnect, Woodland, O’Brien & Scott and Conasys Homeowner Care.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Trio of Cranes Making Transit City a Reality in Vaughan Centre

Transit City Under Construction in Vaughan, York RegionThe ambitious plans to construct a new downtown in Vaughan around a new terminus for the University subway line seemed a bit farfetched when the extension was announced in 2009. Nine years later, the subway station’s opening and frenzied construction of new office and condominium developments are silencing doubters as cranes now dot the nascent Vaughan Metropolitan Centre skyline.

Full Article: urbantoronto.ca

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Partnership Among Missouri S&T, Ameren and Markham-Based Hyperion Sensors Pursues Improved Energy Technology

Hyperion Sensors in Markham, York RegionEnergy giant Ameren Corporation along with Hyperion Inc., a developing technology company in Markham, Ontario, Canada, are working with researchers at Missouri S&T to improve the delivery and reliability of electricity services for Missouri customers.

Full Article: news.mst.edu

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Richmond Hill Headquartered iSIGN Media Announces a Pilot Project with a Major Mining Company in Chile for its Security Alert Messaging (SAM) Technology

Security Alert Messaging ScreenRichmond Hill, July 19, 2018 /CNW/ – iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. (“iSIGN” or “Company”) (TSX-V: ISD) (OTC: ISDSF), a leading provider of interactive mobile messaging solutions for commercial and security purposes announces that its Chilean reseller, Smart Sign, has signed an agreement with a major mining company for a pilot project for iSIGN’s Security Alert Messaging (“SAM”) technology.

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

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169 Enterprise Boulevard
Markham, Ontario, Canada
L6G 1B3

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