Why More are Choosing to Live and Work in York Region

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The Regional Municipality of York stretches north from Toronto to Lake Simcoe
and includes many hectares of protected Greenbelt.

York Region’s diversity is evident in our nine local municipalities, geography, economic development and population. York Region works to provide residents and businesses access to a broad selection of services and resources. Within these pages you will learn about a place to live, work and invest. From Arts and Culture to an amazing health care system. Please visit here for more information.

York Healthcare – Health is important to quality of life for everyone. York Region provides a broad array of programs and information to assist residents of all ages.

York Transportation – York Region manages over 4,011 kilometres of Regional roads. York Region’s roads are maintained and improved regularly, assisting in the safe and efficient transport of goods and people between urban and rural areas. In addition, York Region Transit (YRT/Viva) buses are readily available and offer fast and convenient travel throughout the Region.

York Environment – York Region is home to many hectares of Greenbelt as well as the environmentally important Oak Ridges Moraine. Our natural environment is supported by planning and implementing numerous forest conservation and greening strategies,
waste management initiatives, careful wastewater monitoring and rigorous protection of our drinking water. York Region is dedicated to environmental sustainability now and for the future.

York Community Support – York Region is known as a rapidly growing community with an affluent population. The fact is, many living here struggle to keep up. York Region works with other levels of government and various partners to provide support
to those in need. Assistance is available through programs for housing, health, childcare, eldercare and more.

York Recreation – Recreation is an important part of a balanced lifestyle and what better place to come out and play than in York Region. Hike or cycle miles of forest and urban trails. Play golf on over 70 golf courses, some of them world-class championship courses. Enjoy Lake Simcoe’s beaches and boating. York Region is also home to numerous fairs and festivals. For more information about recreation and tourism
in York Region, visit YorkScene.com.

York Business – Strategically positioned in the Greater Toronto area, York Region is Ontario’s second largest business centre and qualifies among Canada’s largest Information and Communications Technology, Life Sciences and Financial Services business clusters. York Region supports economic development with a pro- business environment offering a range of investment assistance and resources for businesses and non-profits both large and small.