Tag Archives: York region

Food accelerator program led by York University helps entrepreneurs to taste success

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2021 — York University’s innovation hub YSpace has started the new year on a high note, showcasing entrepreneurial ventures that offer a range of products from a zero-sugar oat milk beverage to vegan Jamaican patties. A virtual event on January 19 showcased the 2020 cohort of ventures to guests in the audience […]

York University chooses Markham Centre as preferred location in the Province’s university expansion

  TORONTO, June 23, 2014 – York University announced today that, after a competitive process, Markham Centre has been selected as the preferred location in its bid to build a new university campus in York Region. This decision means that York University’s process now enters the final stage to prepare a bid submission to the […]

York University announces Markham, Richmond Hill and Vaughan are in the running to become preferred partner in province’s university expansion

TORONTO, April 25, 2014 – York University and Seneca College have selected Markham, Richmond Hill and Vaughan as potential municipal partners in their bid to build a new university campus in York Region. The new campus is part of York University’s plan to respond to the Call for Proposals by the Ministry of Training, Colleges […]

Research Forum provides new perspective on ways to end youth homelessness in York Region

November 26, 2012, Markham, ON – A systems approach is needed to respond to youth homelessness in York Region and Canada. This was the message at today’s research forum: Re-Imagining Our Response to Youth Homelessness: A Canadian and Global Perspective, organized by United Way York Region and York University at the Markham Convergence Centre. “A […]