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Vaughan, dubbed "the city above Toronto," has doubled in population in the last two decades with its open spaces for both residential and commercial growth. Made up of a number of smaller hamlets that include Maple and Thornhill. Vaughan's "Vision 2020" is aiming at promoting the city's diversity, innovation and opportunity in the coming decade.
One man's Legoland becomes Toronto's playground
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Graeme Dymond has turned his love of lego into a career. After winning a highly competitive national contest to become the master builder at the new Legoland Discovery Centre in Vaughan Mills, he talks about the new development and his new job as a professional kid.
Vaughan's towering new ambitions
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
With the Expo City development, Vaughan mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua is seeking to define his city with a dense new downtown core. Can globally inspired design create vibrant urbanity in sleepy suburbia?
When macro goes micro
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
For a Chinese-born economist, the difficulties new immigrants have entering the labour market are more than just theoretical. Maggie Chen's learned the obstacles firsthand. She's also learned about the resources available to help her.
Thousands of green energy jobs have been created in Toronto and Ontario, but challenges remain
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Launched in 2009, Ontario's Green Energy Act has seen its share of brown-outs. A World Trade Organization dispute, an inadequate infrastructure, and a vocal anti-wind lobby have all caused problems. But, even still, new green jobs are coming on stream in the GTA and elsewhere in Ontario.
The Sumptuous 905
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Fresh live eels, sushi, and BBQ duck are among the temptations of the Olympic-sized T & T Supermarket that, along with other Asian markets in the GTA, are challenging our stereotypes of the suburbs.
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New chairlift at Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre cuts wait times
First phase of new Vaughan downtown breaks ground
Downtown-style development that will house up to 5,000 people launches in Vaughan
Farsi community gets $2-million centre with $1-million renovation including $439,000 Trillium grant
Excavation will be complete in April on 10-acre, 1.8-million square foot World on Yonge
LCBO to open new 10,000 square foot shop in rapidly expanding Vaughan market
Family cabinetry business in Vaughan moves, expands and undergoes a $1-million reno
Vaughan to get new 5,000 square foot LCBO
76,000 square foot Rutherford Village Plaza nearing completion
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SelectCore launches cutting edge public-private partnership with the city
Vaughan's Newtopia gets $250K, has added 7 staff this year, will add 10-15 more next year
GTA's PowerStream becomes first electricity company in Ontario to win two LEED Gold certifications
$50 million smart grid investment in Vaughan will lead to sustainable energy jobs
Electric car demo centre--and 8 charging stations--now open in the GTA
Upstart mobile services provider Mobilicity continues to grow, hiring 7 in GTA now
Social Graph Studios reaches 8 million Facbook users, looks to hire 2
Korean-born Jeffrey Min expands Galleria grocery chain, creating 120 jobs, wins New Pioneer Award
Vaughan-based Lunch Lady grows from one mom to employ 235 franchisees and staff
$1 million innovation investment in Teknoscan will create 20 new jobs in Vaughan
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Bay Adelaide Centre, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Vaughan City Hall among architecture award winners
Source: Canadian Architect
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