Vaughan is one of the best places to live and do business, with a quality of life that is second to none. As the largest employment centre in York Region, the City continues to excel in economic growth. With more than 11,940 businesses that employ more than 218,000 people, Vaughan is an epicentre of development and entrepreneurial activity. Major initiatives are being realized: a downtown core is rising from the ground, a state-of-the-art hospital is under construction and the subway is now open. These are just some of the reasons why Vaughan is a place where people want to live, work, play and invest.