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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 | 12/2018

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

ICT Technical Occupations % of Labour Force (Ages 25-64) | Statistics Canada 2016 Census (NOCs: 217; 228; 0213; 2133; 2147; 2241; 2242; 2253; 7333 – as per CBRE Scoring Tech Talent Report)

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
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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

Top Developers and Researchers Come Together in York Region for 2019 CASCON x Evoke Conference

IBM CASCON Conference with AttendeesYORK LINK TECHNOLOGY INTERVIEW SERIES
For the first time, IBM’s long-standing Center for Advanced Studies Conference (CASCON) is partnering with Havas Canada to present CASCON x EVOKE; taking place November 4th-6th in Markham, York Region. We spoke with Steven Astorino, VP of Development, Hybrid Cloud, z Analytics and Canada Lab Director at IBM and get the inside scoop on what attendees may expect from the conference.

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Markham Headquartered Sangoma Announces Strategic Acquisition of VoIP Innovations, LLC

Man sitting on laptop with voip headsetMARKHAM, Ontario, Oct. 18, 2019 — Sangoma Technologies Corporation, a trusted leader in delivering Unified Communications solutions, both in the cloud and on-premises, and the provider of the two most widely used open source communications software products in the world, has acquired VoIP Innovations, LLC today.

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Blue Danube Systems and Markham Headquartered Redline Communications Announce Collaboration to Introduce 3D Beamforming in Private LTE/5G Markets

Graph of wireless network comparisonSANTA CLARA, Calif. & MARKHAM–Blue Danube Systems and Redline Communications announced a strategic collaboration to deploy 3D beamforming solutions in Private LTE/5G networks, meshing together each companies’ platforms and technologies.

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Markham Headquartered LMN Academy Online Launches, Helps Landscapers Grow Their Business

LMN Online Academy DashboardMARKHAM, Ontario and LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — LMN, Inc., North America’s leading provider of B2B landscape business management software, today announced the upcoming launch of the LMN Academy Online, a new way for landscape professionals to learn how to implement LMN and get the industry-specific business education they need to succeed.

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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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