Vaughan is a city, located in the York Region of Southern Ontario. It is north of Toronto and is part of the Greater Toronto area. During the last twenty years the population of the city has doubled, making it one of the fastest growing areas in Canada. Vaughan is known for having concentrations of Italians, Eastern Europeans, and Jewish immigrants. The city is made up of five communities and borders Caledon, Brampton, King, Ontario, Markham, Richmond Hill, and Toronto.
The City of Vaughan is economically vibrant. The majority of businesses located in its boundaries are small enterprises. Major industries for this city include construction, wholesale, and manufacturing. The city attracts investors by having the lowest taxes in the Greater Toronto Area and by working to improve its infrastructure and power utilities. Companies with headquarters in Vaughan include Adidas Solomon Canada, Jones New York/Jones Apparel, MDS Analytical Technologies, and Miele Canada. There are many options for office space within Vaughan.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Among the most interesting sights in Vaughan are the McMichael Canadian Art Gallery, the Woodbridge Fairgrounds, Canada’s Wonderland theme park, Woodlots, and Old Thornhill. Canada’s Wonderland features over 200 attractions, 69 rides including a huge variety of roller coasters, and a 20-acre water park. The city has many fine restaurants offering diverse cuisine choices. Dining examples include Thai Bamboo, Antonino’s Pizzeria & Panini, and All Star Wings & Ribs.
Vaughan is served by the Toronto Pearson International Airport, just 15 minutes away. The city is accessible from throughout the region via its convenient highways. Public transit to and within the city is provided by TTC (subways), YRT and GO Transit (trains and buses). There are plans to link the airport to Vaughan in the near future with a high-speed rail link.