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DuPont Fabros Buys Former Printing Plant in Vaughan for Its First Toronto Data Center

Data CenterDuPont Fabros Technology has acquired a building and land outside of Toronto. The site in Vaughan, Ontario, will become the Washington, DC-based data center REIT’s first location in the Toronto data center market.

State-of-the-Art Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital Project Unveiled

McKenzie Health Ground BreakingThe city of Vaughan is getting a boost in advanced health care with the construction of a new hospital. The Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital will boast services for more than 500,000 people with modern surgical services, operating rooms, and advanced diagnostic imaging, according to the province.

Markham York University Campus Taking Shape

york-university-markham-9x11Things are moving forward with Markham’s five-acre York University campus, which will open for the 2020-21 school year.

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York Region Launches New Campaign to Attract More Businesses

York Region Chairman Wayne EmmersonYork Region is where talent and opportunity meet. That is the message of the region’s new strategy to attract more businesses. The campaign, called York Link, will reach out to business decision-makers across the Greater Toronto Area and abroad to promote the region’s benefits.

Full Article: www.yorkregion.com

Ford to extend production run on Markham-built GT supercar

Ford GT SupercarPEBBLE BEACH, Calif.—Race aficionados rejoice.

Ford Motor Co. has announced it will extend the production run on the second-generation of its GT supercar from two years to four.

The decision comes after the automaker accrued a significant wait-list for the lightweight carbon-fiber vehicle that packs more than 600 horsepower into twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engines.

Full Article: www.canadianmanufacturing.com

Seneca College King Campus Expansion Takes Next Step Forward

Seneca College King CampusKING CITY, ON, Aug. 8, 2016 /CNW/ – Seneca College and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) have awarded a fixed-price contract to EllisDon Corporation to design, build and finance Seneca College’s King Campus Expansion.

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NewMakeIt – Sharing Equipment, Ideas and Knowledge

NewMakeItNewMakeIt is a shared technology studio for innovators that acts as a hub for bringing together entrepreneurs, tinkerers, artists and other creative minds. Housed in a 7,300-square-foot facility, the makerspace is York Region’s latest response to the global “Maker Movement”.

Where Talent and Opportunity Intersect: New Marketing Strategy Promotes the Benefits of Locating in York Region

York LinkYork Region’s new marketing strategy will target executive decision-makers across the Region, the GTA and internationally. The strategy reflects findings of an extensive office market analysis study, which concluded promoting the Region’s advantages as a destination of choice for office users would grow local jobs and attract quality employers – particularly in Regional city centres and along major transit corridors.

General Motors Announces Expansion of Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Engineering and Software Development Work in Canada to Reach Approximately 1000 Positions With Oshawa Tech Centre Now at Capacity, GM Will Open New Markham Software Centre this Year

General MotorsOshawa & Markham, Ont. (June 10, 2016) – General Motors was today joined by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Kathleen Wynne in Oshawa to announce a major expansion of its engineering and software work in Canada. GM will also soon open a new Automotive Software Development Centre in Markham Ontario.

GM to Expand Oshawa Research, Open New Lab in Markham, Ont., and Invest $10M in Cold-Weather Test Centre

General MotorsOSHAWA, Ont.—General Motors has announced a major expansion of its engineering and software work in Canada to develop connected, autonomous and shared vehicles and mobility systems.