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YORK REGION INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

DISCOVER YORK REGION – CANADA’S SECOND LARGEST TECH HUB

You might not know the tech sector in Toronto area’s York Region by name, but it is over 4,300 companies strong and growing.

Our tech sector companies are primarily scale-ups with a focus in business-to-business and enterprise-scale solutions that drive some of the most globally known technology. We’re home to a number of global tech giants – and have a number great technology startups too!

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TECHNOLOGY FIRMS IN YORK REGION
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TECH-BASED JOBS IN YORK REGION
MAJOR TECH COMPANIES THAT CHOSE TORONTO AREA'S YORK REGION
  • 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'S TECH SECTOR STRENGTH IS FOUND IN THE DATA

YORK REGION IS CANADA’S MOST DENSE TECH HUB

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

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

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

A LOOK AT 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
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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.

TECH NEWS FROM THE YORK REGION BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Turbonomic Expands R&D Operation In Markham, Canada

Turbonomic celebrate their office expansionTo commemorate expansion into a larger office in the city of Markham in Greater Toronto Area, the Mayor of the City of Markham, Frank Scarpitti, today visited the Canada-based operation responsible for contributing to Turbonomic’s R&D efforts. Today’s news is the latest milestone as Turbonomic, the leader in application resource management, continues its growth trajectory.

Full Article: turbonomic.com

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Top 5 Highlights from York Region’s #YRtech Experience Pavilion at Collision!

York Region, Canada’s second largest tech hub, was front and centre at Collision Conference’s inaugural debut with a 30ft2 space, aptly named the #YRtech Experience Pavilion. York Region’s Economic Development team partnered with local tech scale-ups, startups, innovation support organizations, and a few of our local municipalities – Markham, Richmond Hill, and Vaughan – to create a space for Collision attendees to “play” and “interact” with cutting edge technology in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI), autotech, intelligent building solutions, gaming, virtual reality (VR), smart watches, robotic vision solutions, mobile app development, and more.

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Mackenzie Health and Sodexo Partner to Deliver Innovative Support Services at Mackenzie Richmond Hill and Mackenzie Vaughan Hospitals

Staff from Mackenzie HealthRICHMOND HILL, ONJune 6, 2019 /CNW/ – Mackenzie Health and Sodexo Canada announced today the signing of a new 10-year agreement to provide a suite of integrated management services to patients, visitors, staff, physicians and volunteers at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital and Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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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 1B3

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