The Regional Municipality Of York

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York Region Matters makes summertime living, easy!

We've got your staycation plans covered this summer

Newmarket – Whether you’re staying in your backyard, biking along a York Region trail or planning a fantastic business enterprise, the summer edition of York Region Matters will give you the motivation you need to make the summer of 2018 stand out as a great one!

In this edition of York Region Matters, you’ll find:

  • Tips to turn your backyard into a summer oasis
  • Great locations for a Sunday afternoon outing
  • Information to help plan a great York Region staycation
  • Innovation resources for entrepreneurs

Read through the pages to learn how York Region is working to make your community the very best it can be.

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The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local cities and towns, and provides a variety of programs and services to 1.2 million residents and 51,000 businesses with 620,000 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at

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Media Contact: 
Barbara Schnier, Corporate Communications,
The Regional Municipality of York
Phone: 1-877-464-9675  ext. 17237 or
Cell: 905-505-5775

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