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Vaughan Headquartered Drone Delivery Canada Announces Participation in Research Project with the University of Toronto and Ford Motor Company

Vaughan’s Drone Delivery Canada has been invited to participate in a research endeavour with the University of Toronto Aerospace Studies and Ford Motor Company
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World’s Largest Personal Brain Training Company, LearningRX Opens its First Canadian Location in Richmond Hill

Oct. 13, 2020 — LearningRx One-on-One Brain Training, the largest personal brain training company in the world, has opened its first Canadian centre in Richmond Hill. Franchising since 2003, the company’s brain training centers have served more than 100,000 families and completed more than 6,000,000 brain training sessions to date.
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Transflo Expands into Canadian Market with Markham-Based Microdea Acquisition

Transflo, a mobile, telematics and business process automation provider for the transportation industry, announced today that it has acquired Microdea, a leader in document management and workflow automation solutions for the transportation and logistics industry.
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Mackenzie Health in Richmond Hill is the Only Hospital in Canada to Earn 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition

Mackenzie Health has earned the 2020 College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired recognition. Mackenzie Health is the only Canadian recipient to be recognized this year.
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Markham Headquartered Nielsen and District Ventures Form Strategic Alliance to Bring Expertise to Small Canadian Businesses

MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 6, 2020 /CNW/ – Today, Nielsen Canada announced a strategic alliance with District Ventures, a venture capital fund investing in the food, beverage and health and wellness sectors.
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The Future of Self-Driving Cars is in Full Gear with AVIN Funding

The idea of self-driving cars is no longer a futuristic concept; it’s here, and it’s now. Highly researched and developed experimental models are being tested all over the world, even in our local communities across Ontario. Made easier with government funding through the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN), autonomous vehicles will soon showcase their ability to make Canada’s roads safer and more affordable.
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Markham-based ventureLAB Announces Partnership With TSMC to Expand Canada’s Hardware and Silicon Ecosystem

MARKHAM, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ventureLAB is pleased to announce a new partnership with TSMC, the world’s largest semiconductor foundry, to expand the Hardware Catalyst Initiative’s reach and further support innovative Canadian tech firms.
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Vaughan-based Drone Delivery Canada to Transport Pandemic Supplies to Georgina Island First Nation

With COVID-19 cases on the rise again throughout the province coupled with the unpredictable winds winter brings, Georgina Island First Nation was a prime candidate for the federal government’s drone delivery pilot project, said band councillor William McCue.
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Will Vaughan’s e-commerce grocery facility — the first in North America — spur technology adoption?

Two years ago, Michael Medline, President and CEO of Empire Co., was sitting in his backyard and then — boom — came the mega lightbulb vision when he was reading about Ocado. Ocado isn’t Canadian. Rather, it’s a U.K.-based company…
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Markham Based One Team Health Announces Expanded Health Claims Management Services

MARKHAM, Ontario and ASHLAND, Ore., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — One Team Health, a leading provider of managed care services for health insurers and their members, announces a significant expansion of its service offerings based on technology from PLEXIS Healthcare Systems (PLEXIS). One Team Health (OTH)…
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Richmond Hill Headquartered Facedrive Hits 1.5 Million Downloads with its HiQ Social App by HiRide

Facedrive Inc., a Canadian “people-and-planet-first” tech ecosystem, is delighted to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, HiRide Share Ltd. (“HiRide”), a socially-responsible peer-to-peer platform offering innovative transportation and communication solutions, has surpassed 1,500,000 downloads of its HiQ Social App, continuing to demonstrate its growing international popularity.
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Markham Headquartered Iristel Supplies Data On Tap With its First Wholesale Network Agreement for its Dotmobile™ Wireless Service

Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — dotmobile™, a Full Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), is pleased to announce its first network wholesale agreement. It is with Iristel, Canada’s only coast-to-coast-to-coast telecommunications network. Dotmobile is an independent wireless service provider seeking…
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Markham Headquartered Everlink and FSS Partner to Drive Card Payments Growth in Canada

Sept. 21, 2020 /CNW/ — FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a global payments technology company, announced today that Canada’s Everlink Payment Services Inc., a leading provider of payments solutions and services for Canadian credit unions, banks, and small and medium…
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Mackenzie Health celebrates substantial completion of new Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital

Vaughan, ON (September 18, 2020) — Mackenzie Health leadership, government officials and project partners celebrated substantial completion of the new Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, the first net new hospital to be built in Ontario in more than 30 years.