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Kontrol Biowater Technologies

Vaughan Headquartered Kontrol Technologies selected by new municipal customer for net zero emissions building design and receives second USA patent

The Company has been awarded USA Patent No. 11,662,278. The Patent covers an air sampling system which includes an air inflow channel having an air inlet portion at a top end
David Dunlop Observatory Richmond Hill

Solve clues, conquer quests at David Dunlap Observatory interactive experience in Richmond Hill

“The actors are from a theatre group called Live History and will dress up and play the part of some of our historical figures from the site,” said Maggie MacKenzie, heritage co-ordinator, City of Richmond Hill. “So, for example, prior to the David Dunlap Observatory, it was a family farm, so they’ll be portraying family members and characters from the past.”
AMTB Factory

Federal government invests in Vaughan-based auto parts manufacturer, AMTB to bolster EV supply chain

“Canadian manufacturers are reaching their potential as they support Canada’s transition to a net-zero economy. Today, our government is investing in ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks Americas Limited as it transitions its Concord facility to support a cleaner, more fuel-efficient future for the automotive sector while creating 65 good, skilled jobs.
Sheridan Nurseries

Sheridan Nurseries Marks 110 Years With Grand Opening Of Innovative Garden Centre Concept In Aurora

Sheridan Nurseries has opened a new concept Garden Centre in Aurora, Ontario as it celebrates 110 years of growing with landscape professionals and home gardeners. The company says it is proud to continue to innovate and inspire with products and services…
Demetic robotic system

Vaughan headquartered Noble launches industry’s first AutoStore warehouse automation system, featuring autonomous robots that will revolutionize order picking and customer service excellence

As the leading trade supplier in Plumbing, HVAC, Industrial, and Fire Protection in Ontario, Noble announced today AutoStore – a fully-automated warehouse solution operated by autonomous robots that will redefine inventory management, order processing operations and service excellence. Noble is the…
Digital Main Street Stouffville

‘Opportunity to set up for years’: Stouffville Main Street businesses receive boost

That undertaking was difficult but Neumann got a little help through the federal government’s My Main Street Program which doled out $10,000 to 10 businesses in Stouffville. For Neumann, the extra funds made all the difference in the world. “It’s like your head is below water and you come up for this awesome big phenomenal breath of air,” he said. “The grant gives me an opportunity to set up for a few years.”
Thermogenics Boilers

Aurora headquartered Thermogenics acquires US-based Industrial Engineering

“Seeking out partners within the Southeast region that share our commitment to providing full asset lifecycle solutions for our clients’ mission critical boilers, has been a key focus for us. The Industrial Engineering team was an excellent fit as we further develop our regional presence,” said Cory Yown, Regional General Manager, US Southeast, for Yown’s Boiler Service, Inc., a Thermogenics Company.
Man riding a floor cleaning machine

ventureLAB initiative attracting tech firms to York Region

The semiconductor industry supports a variety of products since the semiconductors, or tiny chips, can be found in thousands of products such as computers, smartphones, appliances, gaming hardware and medical equipment like ventilators. This has been an important initiative through the pandemic given the global shortage of supplies, the region stated.
Yonge North Subway Extension Map

Ontario advancing contract for Yonge North Subway Extension

The Advance Tunnel Contract includes designing the tunnels and building the launch and extraction shafts that will be used for the tunnel boring machines. It also includes the design and construction of headwalls for stations and emergency exit buildings. To deliver the new subway as quickly as possible, tunneling will begin first, followed by a separate contract to build the stations, rail and systems.
Cosmofest Saturday June 3

CosmoFEST – Canada’s premier musical instrument expo and live music festival in Richmond Hill is back

“We know that CosmoFEST is all about bringing music and the community together and we wouldn’t have it any other way. More than ever, we are grateful to perform music for the people. On June 3rd we kick off our summer touring at CosmoFEST in Richmond Hill.” — Neil Osborne, 54·40
Hand with a light bulb / brain drawing above it.

Aurora entrepreneur driven to propel economic growth in York Region

“I have lived in York Region for over 30 years, and have worked here for half that time. Contributing to the continual growth and success of our Region is truly important to me,” says Loo. “York Region has a phenomenal history of innovation and entrepreneurship – and it’s important that we continue to build on this…”
Vehicle with Electric Charger

Richmond Hill-based United Chargers focusing on the research, development, and manufacturing of electric vehicle charging stations

The first company charger, the Grizzl-E Level 2 EVSE, was released in June 2020 and is the most affordable and robust 10 KW EVSE for home use. It quickly became one of the most popular Level 2 Home EV Charging Stations in North America because of its rugged construction and reliable performance. We are always looking to innovate the EV Charging business with continual research and development in the field.
Golden Stickwood at Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket promoting his Summer Company Pressure Washing business.

Newmarket student builds business with assistance from York Region grant

The program is offered by more than 50 small business enterprise centres throughout Ontario. The York Small Business Enterprise Centre offers the program to students in the northern six York Region municipalities (Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Newmarket and Whitchurch-Stouffville).
A door on a house with flowers and the ODL logo

ODL acquires Vaughan-based Tru Tech Doors

Tru Tech Doors, a high-performance steel and fiberglass door manufacturer, was founded by John Careri in 1998 and, on February 28, 2023, celebrated its 25th anniversary. John will join the ODL team as Executive Vice President and President of the Door Division. He will lead ODL’s door manufacturing and development efforts as the company expands throughout North America.
Tundra Twister

Canada’s Wonderland to deliver a swinging season with new 360-degree thrill ride, new family launch coaster and a full lineup of world-class events and entertainment

“We’re proud to offer such a diversity of experiences to our guests,” said Norm Pirtovshek, general manager. “Through four seasons we have more than 200 attractions at the park, rides for guests of all ages and world-class events and entertainment that can’t be missed.”