The Buzz Around Downtown

  • business.financialpost.com

    York Region boom town for tech firms

    Don’t call it a suburb: York Region, which has enjoyed the fastest population growth out of Canada’s 10 largest municipal jurisdictions, now boasts a population of nearly 1.1 million, and attracts up to 20,000 new residents every year. The region is a desirable place to work, too, with more than 50,000 businesses spread out over its nine cities and towns.

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  • yorklink.ca

    Global Companies Discover the Benefits of York Region

    York Region isn’t just one of Canada’s fastest growing large urban municipalities, with close to 1.2 million residents and nearly 25,000 people choosing to move here each year it’s also Ontario’s second largest business centre bolstered by more than 50,000 companies. In fact, some of the country’s top talent is leading the charge in key economic clusters like financial, business, and insurance services, and information and communications technology (ICT).

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  • yorkregion.com

    Vaughan’s modern bus rapid transit station on Hwy. 7 to open in early 2018

    Vaughan’s eye-catching new bus rapid transit station, to serve future Spadina subway line riders and those living in the city’s emerging downtown core, is taking shape. Steel support beams that will hold up a 9.1-metre high and 50-metre long arched canopy that will cover the entire Viva Next rapidway station arrived at the site, on Hwy. 7 at Millway Avenue, Thursday.

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  • urbantoronto.ca

    Library/YMCA to Form Centrepiece of Vaughan’s New Downtown

    Clustered around the future TTC subway terminus at Highway 7 and Jane Street, the suburban community once known as the “City above Toronto” is now experiencing a more urban growth pattern. While sprawling subdivisions of single-family homes propelled much of the City’s explosive growth in recent decades, Vaughan is aiming to develop a more urban character, as high-rise developments spring up around the upcoming station at Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.

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