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Celestica Plans Move of Toronto Manufacturing Operations to Newmarket

Celestica Moving to York RegionCelestica is relocating its Toronto manufacturing operations to Newmarket. While the leader in design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions for the most innovative companies doesn’t put its brand on the products it help its clients create, it’s most likely you own something it has had a hand in producing, whether it be a toaster or a cellphone.

Full Article: www.yorkregion.com

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From Tea to 3D, York University Opens YSpace, a New Innovation Hub in Markham

YSpaceMARKHAM, Monday, November 6, 2017 Today, York University announced the official opening of YSpace, its new innovation and entrepreneurship centre in Markham aimed at helping budding entrepreneurs turn bright ideas into action. York University’s President Rhonda Lenton was joined by Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti and International Trade Minister Michael Chan (MPP Markham-Unionville) to mark the occasion.

Full Article: news.yorku.ca

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Markham Innovator Says Product Could Save You 50 Per Cent on Hydro Bill

RaZeusA Markham innovator who has come up with his own new product courtesy of York University’s YSpace in Markham downtown may have the answer to your prayers. Jean-Charles Jr. Mercedat, 31, is an electrical engineer who lives and works in Markham. He is the founder of RaZeus Tech, a startup that promises to revolutionize the way we use energy.

Full Article: www.yorkregion.com

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Markham-Based Changfeng Energy Announces Joint Venture Agreement with EDF China in Sanya, Hainan, China

Changfeng EnergyMARKHAM, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 8, 2017) – Changfeng Energy Inc., (TSX VENTURE:CFY) (“Changfeng”), an energy provider in China, is pleased to announce that a joint venture agreement (“Agreement”) has been signed between Sanya Changfeng New Energy Investment Co., Ltd. (“the Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Changfeng Energy Inc., and EDF (China) Holding Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the EDF Group.

Full Article: www.marketwired.com

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Markham Headquartered Amfil Technologies Inc. Is Pleased To Announce The Opening Date For ‘Midtown’, The Third & Largest Snakes & Lattes Corporate Owned Location To Date

Snakes & LattesMARKHAM & TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – Nov 8, 2017) – Amfil Technologies Inc. (OTC PINK: AMFE) is pleased to announce the opening date for Snakes & Lattes ‘Midtown’ and to provide updates on related business operations.

Full Article: www.marketwired.com

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Second Round of OCE REACH Projects Announced Including Three York Region Hospitals

OCETORONTO & YORK REGION, November 6, 2017 – Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) is pleased to announce six successful applicants for the second round of REACH Six public healthcare service provider organizations will be receiving REACH funding for their projects including three York Region hospitals.

Full Article: www.oce-ontario.org

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Markham-Based Everlink and Central 1 Sign Multi-year Agreement to Provide Real-Time Debit Card Fraud Management Services to Credit Unions

Everlink Payment TechnologyMARKHAM, ON & VANCOUVER, BC, NOVEMBER 1, 2017 – B.C. and Ontario credit unions and other financial institutions now have access to a sophisticated real-time debit card fraud management tool provided by Everlink Payment Services Inc. as a result of a multi-year Fraud Management Services agreement between Everlink and Central 1 Credit Union (Central 1).

Full Article: www.everlink.ca

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Numero Uno Web Solutions Relocates to Larger Office in Vaughan to Meet Strong Business Growth

Numero UnoVaughan, York Region, October 30, 2017 – Numero Uno Web Solutions (NumeroUnoWeb.com), a fast-growing internet marketing firm that caters to medium- and large-size B2B and B2C companies, is pleased to announce it has relocated its corporate head office to 3300 Highway 7, Suite 908, in Concord, at the intersection of Highway 7 and Edgeley Blvd/Interchange Way.

Full Article: www.profitconfidential.com

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The Intelligent Community Forum names the Smart21 Communities of 2018 – York Region Makes The List

Smart21 Communities(27 October 2017 – New York City) – More than semi-finalists for an international award, the Smart21 represent the best models of economic, social and cultural development in the digital age, in the judgment of ICF and its team of independent analysts. The Intelligent Community of the Year will be named on June 7 during an Awards Dinner at the ICF Global Summit in London. York Region was named as a semi-finalist.

Full Article: www.intelligentcommunity.org

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Leonovus Announces New Reseller Partner – Markham-Based System Integrator FlexITy Solutions Inc.

OTTAWA & MARKHAMFlexITyOct. 26, 2017 /CNW/ – Leonovus Inc. (“Leonovus, the Company”) (TSXV: LTV) announces FlexITy Solutions Inc. (“FlexITy) of Toronto, Ontario as a new value-added reseller partner. FlexITy is an award-winning integrator of telephony, data centre, and IT network infrastructure providing professional and managed services with certified, highly experienced IT experts. FlexITy will sell and support Leonovus 3.0 blockchain hardened enterprise software-defined storage products and services.

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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Constellation Software’s Markham-Based Jonas Operating Group Completes Acquisition of Electronic Point of Sale Systems and Software Provider

TORONTO & YORK REGION, Oct. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Software Inc. (“Constellation”) (TSX:CSU) today announced that its Jonas Operating Group has completed the acquisition of an electronic point of sale systems and software provider. 

Full Article: www.globenewswire.com

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Markham Headquartered Maestro PMS Delivers Savvy Mobile Strategies that Enrich the Guest Journey from Direct Booking to Check Out

ResortMARKHAM, ONTARIO (PRWEB) OCTOBER 25, 2017 | Maestro PMS embraced this shift in the market when it emerged. Today it works with independent operators to offer enhanced mobility options in its PMS property software suite to enrich the guest journey and meet guest expectations.

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Aviva Opens Markham Location With Tesla Test Drives For Employees

Ultracool electric cars were just the ticket to lure employees to a grand-opening celebration for one of Markham’s newest businesses. Aviva Canada celebrated its new office at its location in downtown Markham as up to 1,800 employees got to enjoy popcorn, ice cream and the chance to take a test drive in one of a handful of brand new Tesla cars.

Full Article: www.yorkregion.com

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Could Markham or Vaughan Land Amazon’s Second Global HQ?

Markham SiteGlobal giant Amazon could locate its mammoth new headquarters and the 50,000 jobs that come with it in Vaughan or Markham it was revealed Thursday. 

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Message from York Region Chairman and CEO Regarding Collaborative Bid with Toronto Global for Amazon’s Second Headquarters

Toronto Global Amazon BidThe Regional Municipality of York is pleased to collaborate with Toronto Global on the proposal to secure Amazon’s second worldwide headquarters (HQ2) in York Region. Of the 10 Greater Toronto Area sites proposed in the final bid document, two are within York Region; one in the City of Vaughan and one in the City of Markham.

Full Article: www.york.ca

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Vaughan Headquartered Drone Delivery Canada and Wolseley Canada Sign Agreement for Drone Delivery Development

Drone from DDCVAUGHANOct 19, 2017 /CNW/ – Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (CSE:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with Wolseley Canada Inc. to collaborate on the potential implementation of a drone delivery solution to expand Wolseley Canada’s distribution capabilities.

Full Article: www.newswire.ca

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AI News Start-Up Signs a $2.25 Million USD LOI for Vaughan-Based Breaking Data’s Event Detection Technology and Publishing Platform

VAUGHAN, ONTARIO and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwired – Oct. 19, 2017) – Breaking Data Corp. (“Breaking Data” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:BKD)(OTCQB:BKDCF) is pleased to announce it has entered into binding Letter of Intent (“LOI”) for $2.25 million USD to license and develop its AI technology to an undisclosed start-up media news partner.

Full Article: www.marketwired.com

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Richmond Hill Headquartered Hibar Systems Limited Selected for 2017 Private Business Growth Award

Full Article: www.prweb.com

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Markham Headquartered TeraMach To Provide Managed Cloud Exchange Services to the Government of Ontario

People sitting at table with tabletsMarkham, York RegionOct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ – Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. (TSX: PTG), (“Pivot” or the “Company”) a full-service information technology provider, today announced that its TeraMach division will provide managed cloud exchange services to the Government of Ontario.

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