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About York Region

York Region (also known as the Regional Municipality of York) is a municipality located directly across Toronto’s northern border. With a population of 1,173,334, it is one of the country’s largest municipalities as of 2021.

The region is composed of a number of towns and cities with the majority of the population living in Markham, Vaughan and Richmond Hill.  York region has a very diverse population and 47% of its residents were born outside of Canada.

York Region is Ontario’s second largest business centre after Toronto. These businesses include many firms in the fields of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), manufacturing and construction.  The household income in the region is high in comparison to other areas of the province.