Thank you York Region (The Regional Municipality of York) for keeping us informed.

With the warmer weather upon us, you may be seeing more construction crews hard at work on Regional roads #YorkRegion cares about our communities and we are committed to delivering transportation improvements safely, while minimizing disruptions as best as possible. We’re building, reconstructing and repairing Regional roads for all travellers within our communities. Stay informed […]

York Region (The Regional Municipality of York)

York Region is making improvements to Stouffville Road from Yonge Street to Bayview Avenue in the City of Richmond Hill. Road work will begin May 9 and occur weekdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Temporary lane closures will be required. For more information, visit  york.ca/roadconstruction #onYRRoads

York Region Economic Development 

Exciting news for ventureLAB in York Region, a provincial investment of $2.5 million to create a medical technology stream within the Hardware Catalyst Initiative, Canada’s only hardware and semiconductor-focused lab and incubator.  Read all about it here: https://www.venturelab.ca/news/venturelab-announces-2-5m-from-the-government-of-ontario-to-expand-hardware-catalyst-initiative-introduces-medtech-stream The funding from the Government of Ontario’s Ontario Together Fund will enable ventureLAB to create a MedTech-specific stream to […]

Draft 2023 Transit Initiatives – YRT is seeking input!

Tuesday From Tuesday, April 19 to Friday, May 27, 2022, York Region Transit (YRT) will be hosting a virtual public consultation on yrt.ca, seeking input from travellers on the Draft 2023 Transit Initiatives. Learn more: http://yrt.ca/TransitPlan

HELP US PLAN THE NEW SOUTH YORK GREENWAY

The new South York Greenway is a cycling, pedestrian and micromobility (e-bike, electric scooter and electric skateboard) route that is more than 50 kilometres long. The South York Greenway active transportation route could span the entire west to east limits of York Region. Join the project team on Thursday, April 7th, at 7 p.m. for […]

Climate Change Action Plan

About the project York Region is already experiencing impacts of a changing climate: warmer temperatures leading to an increase in blacklegged ticks, flooding due to more frequent and powerful rainstorms, and power outages and tree loss because of ice storms. The draft Climate Change Action Plan (Action Plan) is York Region’s plan to fight climate change by […]

JEFFERSON SALAMANDER

Night closures on Stouffville Road to protect endangered species The City of Richmond Hill is home to one of the few known populations of Jefferson Salamanders in York Region. York Region is working in partnership with Toronto Region Conservation Authority and City of Richmond Hill to help ensure their survival. During this time of year, […]

UNDERSTANDING YORK REGION’S POPULATION

Statistics Canada has released data from the 2021 Census of Population, which revealed interesting population trends in York Region. The summaries below present statistics for York Region and its nine local municipalities: York Region Population in 2021: Population and Dwelling Counts Additional Census data will be available in the coming weeks. To access other York Region […]