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YORK REGION BUSINESS COMMUNITY NEWS
Markham Headquartered Hyundai Auto Canada Supports the Opening of Canada’s First Public Retail Hydrogen Fueling Station

Photo Credit: CTV News – British Columbia

MARKHAM, ONJune 15, 2018 /CNW/ – Today Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. participated in the official opening ceremony of Canada’s first retail hydrogen fuelling station accessible to the general public. Operated by Shell and Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation (HTEC), the station is located at 8686 Granville Street in Vancouver, BC.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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The Building Industry and Land Development Association Kicks-Off its 2018 Build for Growth Campaign in Vaughan

Building ConstructionVAUGHANJune 14, 2018 /CNW/ – Housing is a key issue in the GTA and the City of Vaughan. Providing housing for the next generation is a challenge that needs to be solved in a partnership between residents, the building industry and municipal governments across the GTA.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Digital Realty Opens 46MW Data Centre At Former Toronto Star Printing Plant in Vaughan

Data Centre in VaughanDigital Realty, a global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today the grand opening of its third data center in Vaughan (just north of Toronto) further enhancing the company’s ability to support growing data center and colocation requirements in the fourth-largest city in North America.

Full Article: data-economy.com

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York Region Headquartered Magna and May Mobility Partner to Build, Deploy and Scale Self-Driving Shuttles

May Mobility, an Ann Arbor, Michigan startup building self-driving shuttles, has partnered with Magna, a mobility technology company and one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, to retrofit and scale up May Mobility’s unique fleet of self-driving shuttles set to enter the US market.

Full Article: globenewswire.com

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Markham-Based Astellas Oncology C3 Prize® Returns for Third Year with Focus on Improving Cancer Care in Underserved Regions of the World

Astellas PharmacyMARKHAM, ON, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ – Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. (APCA), the Canadian subsidiary of Tokyo based Astellas Pharma, Inc., today announced the launch of the third annual Astellas Oncology C3 Prize® (Changing Cancer Care), a global challenge aimed at inspiring non-treatment ideas that may improve cancer care for patients and their loved ones.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Celebrating Student STEM Innovation in Canada: Four Winning Schools named in 2018 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge; One from York Region

Samsung Electronics Canada-Celebrating Student STEM Innovation iMISSISSAUGA & VAUGHAN, ONJune 12, 2018 /CNW/ – Today, Samsung Canada announced the final four regional winners in its annual Solve for Tomorrow Challenge, a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-based education initiative that seeks to ignite student passion in these subjects.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Big Data Needs Big Storage Buildings; Richmond Hill and Vaughan Data Centres Featured

Data Centre in Richmond HillThe Barker Business Park Digital Campus in Richmond Hill, Ont., (near the intersection of Major Mackenzie Drive and Highway 404) will have a cluster of warehouse-like buildings ranging from 100,000 to 150,000 square feet. The only tenants will be servers and the tech staff to maintain them.

Full Article: theglobeandmail.com

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Vaughan Headquartered SolidCAD Continues to Solidify its Presence in Quebec with the Acquisition of Le Group A&A’s Autodesk Division (SIM)

SolidCad Acquires Le Group A&AVaughan, ON, June 4, 2018 – SolidCAD, a leading Autodesk Platinum Partner and Canada’s premier technology solution and professional service provider, has announced today the strategic acquisition of Le Groupe A&A’s Autodesk Division (SIM).

Full Article: solidcad.ca

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Markham Headquartered VIQ Solutions Announces a New Partnership with Canadian Police for VIQ Satellite’s Ultra-Secure Interrogation System

viqRICHMOND HILL, May 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VIQ Solutions Inc. (“VIQ” or “the Company”) (TSX Venture:VQS), a global expert providing cybersecurity protected technology service platform for digital evidence capture and content management, today announced that it has entered into a new partnership with a Canadian police force to equip interrogation rooms with the ultra-secure VIQ Satellite solution.

Full Article: globenewswire.com

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Premium Brands Holdings Corporation Announces Completion of the Acquisition of Vaughan-Based Concord Premium Meats

VANCOUVER & VAUGHANMay 30, 2018 /CNW/ – Premium Brands Holdings Corporation, a leading producer, marketer and distributor of branded specialty food products, is pleased to announce approval by the Competition Bureau and successful completion of the previously announced acquisition of a 100% interest in Concord Premium Meats.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Vaughan Headquartered Kontrol Energy to Integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) into Latest Energy Software Acquisition

VAUGHANMay 30, 2018 /CNW/ – Kontrol Energy Corp. (“Kontrol”, or the “Company”) (CSE:KNR, FSE:1K8) a leader in the energy efficiency market through IOT, Cloud and Blockchain technology is pleased to announce that its most recent acquisition operating as (“iDimax”) will be adding Artificial Intelligence (AI) across its energy software platform.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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The Richmond Hill Center for Business Development (CBD) drives collaboration between Canadian based Pro-Lab Diagnostics and Finland based Medicortex, bringing groundbreaking research for early detection of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) to Canada

Pro-LabRichmond Hill, May 24, 2018 – The Richmond Hill Center for Business Development (CBD) today announced an Agreement that will see an investment by Richmond Hill-based Pro-Lab Diagnostics into Medicortex, a Finland – based company that is developing a unique biomarker test based on one of the body fluids to determine whether victims have sustained a brain injury as a result of a hit to the head from a fall, a vehicular accident or a sports related activity.

Full Article: cbdinc.biz

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Richmond Hill Headquartered iSIGN Media Announces Its Las Vegas Digital Safe City Initiative

iSignRichmond HillMay 24, 2018 /CNW/ – iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. (“iSIGN” or “Company”) (TSX-V: ISD) (OTC: ISDSF), a leading provider of interactive mobile proximity marketing and public security alert solutions is pleased to announce that it is working with its reseller, Rich Multimedia Technologies (“RMT”) and its partner 21st Century Moves LLC (21st Century) to bring our Security Alert Messaging (“SAM”) and Smart Antenna hardware to Las Vegas, Nevada.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Vaughan-Based AMM Announces Partnership with Dimanex, a Global Enterprise for Distributed 3D Manufacturing

Additive Metal Manufacturing in VaughanAdditive Metal Manufacturing Inc. (AMM), a Canada Makes member company, is an independent Canadian 3D Printing metal service provider announced it is expanding its on-demand Electronic Warehouse replenishment capabilities by partnering with DiManEx, a Dutch Company that provides a cloud-based, end-to-end service for distributed 3D manufacturing.

Full Article: canadamakes.ca

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Markham Headquartered “Maestro PMS Is at The Heart of Our Business” Guest Preference and Stay History Across Multiple Modules Drives Personalized Service, Increases Staff Productivity

Water's Edge Resort and SpaMARKHAM, ONTARIO (PRWEB) MAY 23, 2018 | “Maestro is more than one of the most sophisticated, stable and reliable property management systems for independents on the market today,” said Warren Dehan, Maestro PMS President.

Full Article: prweb.com

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Medicortex Finland Announces Agreement with Richmond Hill-Based Pro-Lab

Pro-LabRICHMOND HILL, York Region & TURKU, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medicortex Finland Oy announces that it has entered into an agreement with a Canadian company Pro-Lab Diagnostics Inc. Pro-Lab will be responsible for the regulatory process and registration of the ProbTBI™ brain injury detection kit in Canada and UK.

Full Article: businesswire.com

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Vaughan-Based Print Three & Bloomtools Receive Franchisees’ Choice Designation at CFA National Convention

CFA Franchisees Choice LogoVAUGHAN, ONMay 16, 2018 /CNW/ – Print Three Franchising Corporation and Bloomtools Canada are proud recipients of the Franchisees’ Choice designation presented by Canadian Franchise Association (CFA). The Franchisees’ Choice designees are CFA member franchise systems who voluntarily took part in an independently-administered survey.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Richmond Hill-Based WireIE Unveils New Partnership to Enhance Broadband Services For Canada’s Indigenous Communities

Wire IERichmond Hill, York Region | 15 May 2018 — One of Canada’s premier wholesale network operators today announced a new partnership designed to significantly enhance and improve broadband services for Indigenous communities across the country.

Full Article: wireie.com

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