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Vaughan Headquartered Drone Delivery Canada’s Drone Technology Lands U.S. Patent

DronesDrone Delivery Canada has been awarded its first U.S. patent for its proprietary drone delivery technology.The Vaughan-based company is furthering drone technology for a number of industries, including health care, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, mining, agriculture, forestry, construction, and with courier companies.

Full Article: northernontariobusiness.com

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Canada Invests in Newmarket’s Electric Bus Network

electric bus chargingNEWMARKET, ONAug. 14, 2019 /CNW/ – Canada’s climate plan is working for the planet and working for Canadians. The Government of Canada is encouraging the widespread adoption of electric vehicles by supporting innovative projects that provide more options to drive clean, including investments in electric, hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Markham-based Tech Incubator VentureLAB Receives $1.7 Million from FedDev Ontario to Boost Women Representation in Tech

ventureLabThe investment will be used to launch Tech Undivided, a new initiative aimed at supporting women working in the tech industry. VentureLAB hopes to bridge the gender divide and create equity in an industry where women are typically underrepresented.

Full Article: betakit.com

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Richmond Hill Headquartered La Rocca Creative Cakes, Now Available in Publix Super Markets Across Southeastern U.S.

La RoccaTAMPA, Fla., Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — One of Canada’s most beloved bakeries, La Rocca Creative Cakes, is now available at all 1,265 Publix locations spanning the southeastern United States. This is the first time the desserts will be available for direct consumer purchase in Florida.

Full Article: prnewswire.com

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Richmond Hill Headquartered Opus One Solutions Chosen by Hydro Ottawa to Provide Transactive Energy Management Platform for MiGen

TORONTO, July 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Opus One Solutions’ GridOS® Transactive Energy Management (GridOS-TEM) software platform has been chosen by Hydro Ottawa for its MiGen Transactive Grid program, which gives customers the ability to shape the future of the local electricity system through micro-generation.

Full Article: globenewswire.com

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Vaughan Headquartered Daisy Intelligence and The Partnering Group Announce Strategic Retail Partnership

Daisy IntelligenceTORONTO & CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Daisy Intelligence Inc. (“Daisy”) and The Partnering Group (“TPG”) today announced a strategic partnership to support retailers looking to transform their merchandise planning with leading-edge artificial intelligence.

Full Article: businesswire.com

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Vaughan Headquartered Drone Delivery Canada Awarded Its First US Patent for Its Proprietary Drone Delivery Technology

DroneVaughanJuly 17, 2019 /CNW/ – Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’, is pleased to announce on July 16, 2019, the United States Patent Office granted DDC Patent #: 10,351,239 which covers  DDC’s proprietary FLYTE management software system along with its drone delivery technology and processes.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Richmond Hill Headquartered FlexITy and George Brown College Announce Healthcare Technology Partnership

Hospital RoomRichmond HillJuly 16, 2019 /CNW/ – FlexITy Solutions Inc. and George Brown College, Creating Precision Patient Engagement Experience. FlexITy is evolving their FlexHealth, Powered by FlexITy, taking it from the hospital to the classroom.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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SmartCentres and Mitchell Goldhar Announce Scotiabank as New Tenant in PwC-YMCA Tower at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre

PWC York RegionVAUGHAN, July 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust (“SmartCentres”) (TSX:SRU.UN) and Mitchell Goldhar announced today that they have signed a 10-year (plus two 5-year extensions) lease transaction with Scotiabank in the PwC-YMCA Tower at SmartCentres Place in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (“VMC”).

Full Article: globenewswire.com

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After Receiving $5M in Federal Funding, Markham’s ventureLAB to Pick ‘First Cohort’ Companies

Group photo from ventureLAB AGMMarkham’s ventureLAB is in the process of picking the “first cohort” of companies in the next six months after receiving $5 million for a new lab and incubator.

Full Article: yorkregion.com

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NBS partners with Richmond Hill Headquartered SolidCAD to Expand Digital Construction Specifications into Canada

NBS software on a laptopRichmond HillJuly 8, 2019 /CNW/ – Today, SolidCAD, Canadian Autodesk Platinum Partner and leading technology solution and professional service provider announced a new partnership with U.K based company, NBS, a technology platform for construction specification, standards and model integration via the web.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Powered by York Region Tech: Inside the HVAC Smart Fan from Markham-Based Smart Cocoon

Smart Cocoon Co-Founders
YORK LINK TECHNOLOGY INTERVIEW SERIES
Markham-based Smart Cocoon focused their entrepreneurial efforts in developing a market-ready solution that can increase efficiency in the home HVAC system for every room. What is it? We interviewed one of the founders, Sean Cobham, to learn more about their smart fan technology designed and developed in York Region; Canada’s second largest tech hub.

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Markham Headquartered Genesis Retail Network Expands with Addition of Genesis Victoria, First Vancouver Island Location

Genesis CarMARKHAM, ONJuly 3, 2019 /CNW/ – Genesis today announced the start of operations of Genesis Victoria, the brand’s first retail partner on Vancouver Island. This 22nd location in Canada is also the brand’s fourth in B.C., joining retailers in VancouverRichmond, and Kelowna.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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