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Calling local entrepreneurs …

Are you a Vaughan business owner or entrepreneur? Do you have feedback to share about...

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2022 Vaughan Business Survey

The City of Vaughan’s Economic Development Department values the opinions of business owners, executives, and...

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Chief Medical Officer Recommends Masking

Yesterday, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore provided an update concerning the...

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Business is “blooming” in Vaughan

Grow with Vaughan is back! The annual sponsorship program delivered by the City of Vaughan...

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Building meaningful business relationships

Are you a local business looking to network and build relationships with other Vaughan-based companies...

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“Sparking” tourism creativity in Vaughan

Do you have a new and creative idea that you want to share with Tourism...

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Business After Five

Are you a local business looking to network and build relationships with other Vaughan-based businesses...

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Small Business Week

Small Business Week is a nationally recognized celebration of the contributions small businesses make to...

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Vaughan Economic Development at 2022 Elevate Festival – Where tech and art come together – a job seekers guide to the Elevate Festival

In 2017, several members of the tech and innovation community observed that, even though Canada...

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Helping Vaughan’s student entrepreneurs turn their business ideas into reality

Over the years, the City of Vaughan’s Summer Company program has had great success in...

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Delivering the My Main Street Local Business Accelerator program to the Vaughan community

In partnership with the Economic Developers Council of Ontario, the City of Vaughan remains committed...

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Advancing Vaughan’s economy

Involving citizens in matters that impact them remains a top priority for the City of...

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York Region is taking action on the housing affordability crisis

York Region is taking action on the housing affordability crisis by launching a study on...

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The Next Generation of Health Innovation Emerges in the City of Vaughan

The City of Vaughan has made great strides to develop its medical and life sciences...

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Meet the husband-wife duo competing with SpaceX to send cargo to the moon

Imagine getting the chance to vacation in space: You pack your bags, launch into the...

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The City of Vaughan welcomes SpaceRyde!

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

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Introducing Talent City Vaughan

Talent City Vaughan micro-grants available to host workforce development programs for Vaughan residents

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Talent City Vaughan

Talent City Vaughan is a new training program that aims to provide Vaughan residents with...

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COVID-19 Resources

The Economic Development (ED) team is monitoring the impact of COVID-19.

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Toronto Global

Toronto Global supports the expansion of foreign-owned businesses to the Toronto Region.

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Invest in Canada

Invest in Canada works with global investors to unlock investment opportunities and facilitate expansion.

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Manufacturers: Share your work placement opportunities

Centennial College’s School of Engineering, Technology and Applied Sciences is looking for businesses with work...

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Introducing our new website

Welcome to the new Vaughan Economic and Cultural Development website!  

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Commercialization Programs

Test or demonstrate your innovative product or service in a real-life setting with help from...

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City of Vaughan Corporate Partnerships (External Website)

The City of Vaughan’s Corporate Partnerships program offers a variety of partnership options to suit...

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Office Development Incentives

Vaughan office space is in high demand, so the City of Vaughan is expanding the...

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City of Vaughan Public Engagement Opportunities (External Website)

The City of Vaughan values the voice of the public and is dedicated to having...

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Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Brochure

Vaughan has a strong, innovative and sustainable economy. Small businesses and entrepreneurs remain the key...

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Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Website

The Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) is an emerging downtown poised to be the financial, innovation...

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Funding for Tech Entrepreneurs

These public and private investors invest in high-tech startups, and may also offer mentorship and...

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Makerspaces

These facilities in Vaughan and York Region provide space, tools and technology to support innovative...

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Places to Network

Vaughan has the talent, resources, networks and transportation connections to help enterprises of all sizes...

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Market Research Resources

Market research is the bedrock of good business decisions. For data on Vaughan, start with...

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Hiring Employees

Looking for employees? These resources can help.

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Doing Business with Government (Bids and Tenders)

There are opportunities to sell your products and services to all levels of government. To...

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Import and Export Resources

Interested in buying or selling products and services outside of Canada? Learn about importing and...

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York Region Business Directory

Click the links or use the map to get started.

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Becoming an Entrepreneur

Before taking the first step towards entrepreneurship, take some time to research what it means...

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Get Involved in Culture Programming

​Let us know about your event or join the VaughanLink Volunteer program.

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Employee Engagement

Roll up your sleeves and give back to your community by volunteering for City of...

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Kleinburg Economic Development Strategy

A community’s downtown is its heart and soul and Kleinburg’s main street has enjoyed a...

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Municipal Accommodation Tax

Tourism is an important economic driver for Vaughan. Beyond accommodations and attractions, the sector also...

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Economic Development and Employment Sectors Study

As Vaughan-based businesses compete in the national and global marketplace for new business and product...

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Vaughan Economic Development Strategy 2010

Vibrant cities and regions undergo a process of continuous renewal. For the past three years,...

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Corporate Visits

Are you short on time but eager to learn more about Vaughan’s economy or how...

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Starter Company Plus

The Vaughan Starter Company Plus program is a business plan training and education program and...

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Summer Company

Are you a student 15 to 29 years old and want to start and operate...

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