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Business Resilience

Building resilience in your business amid dropping consumer confidence

The Conference Board of Canada announced at the end of February that the Index of...


Business Resilience

Keep Your Business Safe from Cybersecurity Threats

In an increasingly digital world, small and medium-sized organizations have shifted to doing business online...


Catalyzing Economic Opportunity

Introduction to Vertical Farming

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the world population is expected...


Business Climate & Trends

Economic and Investment Update – May 2022

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) continues to rise, increasing slightly from the previous month to...

Business Climate & Trends

Vaughan Among Top Ten Building Markets in Canada

Surpassing a decade of growth for the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC), Vaughan’s emerging downtown is...

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Business Climate & Trends

2021 Census Insights and Findings – Age Characteristics

Baby boomers (aged 55 to 74 years old) now account for 24.9% of Canada’s total...



The City of Vaughan welcomes SpaceRyde!

The City of Vaughan welcomes SpaceRyde to #Vaughan with its new headquarters at 51 Caldari...


Government of Canada invests in Ontario cheese processor to increase production and competitiveness

Canadian dairy processors depend on continual innovation to stay competitive at home and abroad. Today,...


Calling non-profit organizations: apply for York Region’s Circular Economy Initiatives Fund

York Region’s Circular Economy Initiatives Fund (CEIF) returns this year! Non-profit organizations have the chance...


Local businesses are encouraged to complete the York Region Employment Survey

The City of Vaughan’s Economic Development team is encouraging the local business community to participate...

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York1 acquires United Environmental Holdings Inc.

York1, a leading provider of environmental and infrastructure services, is excited to announce that it...


Vaughan-headquartered PSP Services Inc. completes acquisition of PSiGate to expand offerings in eCommerce solutions

PSP Services Inc. (PSP) is pleased to announce the completion of its acquisition of Payment...