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Markham Headquartered Everlink and ICICI Bank Canada Partner to Launch Visa Debit Affiliate Program

DECEMBER 8, 2020 – Everlink Payment Services Inc. in partnership with ICICI Bank Canada, is pleased to announce the launch of the Visa Debit Affiliate program for Everlink card issuance customers.
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Richmond Hill Headquartered Facedrive and Air Canada to Expand Scope of TraceSCAN Contact Tracing Technology Pilot into 2021

Facedrive Inc., Canada’s “people-and-planet first” technology ecosystem, is pleased to announce that after initial positive results and user feedback in a pilot, will be deploying more TraceSCAN wearable devices to Air Canada to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, expanding the scope of the pilot arrangement into 2021.
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Vaughan Headquartered Kontrol Enters into Exclusive Distribution Agreement with United Safety and Survivability Corporation for BioCloud Technology Distribution in North America, Australia and New Zealand

VAUGHAN, ON / ACCESSWIRE / December 1, 2020 / Kontrol Energy Corp. (“Kontrol” or “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exclusive Distribution Agreement with United Safety and Survivability Corporation (“United Safety”).

York Region: A Great Home For High-Growth Tech Companies

Report on Business Top Growing Companies Logo HeaderThe Globe and Mail’s second annual list of Canada’s Top 400 Growing Companies released in October featured 23 companies from the Region, including nine tech firms. We caught up with five of the nine to talk about their success, and why York Region is a great place for them to do business.
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King City’s Beretta Farms Featured in A&W Commercial

King City’s very own Beretta Farms is featured in a commercial for A&W restaurants.

Lieschen Beretta, ranch manager at Beretta Farms, stars in the commercial as she talks about grass-fed beef.

A&W is featuring grass-fed beef in its restaurants and featured Beretta and another rancher in its commercial.

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Richmond Hill Headquartered Compugen Named Canada’s EdTech Partner of the Year

[Richmond Hill, Ontario] November 19, 2020 – Compugen is proud to announce it was awarded EdTech Partner of the Year for 2020 at the Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit. This award recognizes the extensive contribution Compugen has made to encourage and facilitate educational development through technology across Canada.
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Markham Headquartered Bluewrist 3D Vision Systems Provide Quality Control at Copper Refining Plant

Manually inspecting thousands of sheets of metal per day on multiple production lines running 24 hours a day presents a multitude of quality control challenges. An automated 3D inspection system, on the other hand, can keep up with the steady flow of product and provide quality inspections every time.
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Opening of State-of-the-Art Vaughan Hospital to Help with Surgical Backlog Caused by Coronavirus

At the northwest corner of Jane Street and Major Mackenzie Drive in Vaughan is a mammoth medical facility years in the making, but the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital is now just months away from opening.

At a time when hospitals across Canada are being overwhelmed by capacity issues brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the new hospital is expected to alleviate some of that pressure.

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SmartCentres Redeveloping Vaughan Property into Mixed-Use High-Density ‘Crown Jewel’

SmartVMC, the massive 100-acre development at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre located at Highways 7 and 400 near Toronto, is the crown jewel of SmartCentres REIT’s evolution ‘from shopping centres to city centres’. Redevelopment in the area will result in the creation of a vibrant new downtown Vaughan which will be a centre of culture, recreation, commerce, open spaces, and urban life.
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Markham Headquartered Multimatic Motorsports Takes Mazda to Outright Victory at Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

SEBRING, FL – The Multimatic-run #55 Mazda RT24-P has taken outright victory at the 2020 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

In a race filled with drama and chaos, the Mazdas ran a calm and considered strategy, supported by outstanding driving and perfect execution to enter the final 40 minute stint running 1-2, comfortably clear of the competition.

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Markham Based ISP CIK Telecom is Launching Canada-wide Mobility Service

MARKHAM, Ontario, Nov. 12, 2020 — CIK Telecom, a leading Telecom Company based in Markham, Ontario, announced the launch of their new Mobility service in Canada and will provide affordable mobile phone plans for Canadians to enjoy with “Bring Your Own Device” service. With their Fibre to the Markham City project coming into action, CIK aims to expand and serve more people by adding a new service line to their portfolio.

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Unprecedented Growth Reshaping Vaughan Metropolitan Centre’s Guiding Principles

Vaughan has lived up to its upgrade in status with booming population growth and the nascent urbanization of its core. The Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) area has become the centrepiece of Vaughan’s metamorphosis, with the 2017-opened VMC subway station and a glittering new skyline being the jewels in this crown..
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Markham Headquartered IBM Canada Teams with IGM Financial to Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Transformation

IBM announced today it is collaborating with IGM Financial to accelerate its ambitious five year digital transformation, an initiative expected to modernize the business and deliver cost savings for the company.
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Vaughan Headquartered Clearbridge Mobile Partners with CANet to Launch COVID-19 Healthcare Web App

Clearbridge Mobile is proud to have played a vital role in assisting the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) launch, VIRTUES, an online web-based application developed to reduce emergency department visits and improve COVID-19 patient-driven care.