About the City of Vaughan

Vaughan is a vibrant and prosperous community and one of Canada’s fastest growing cities. Home to nearly 341,000 people, its globally-competitive economy includes more than 19,500 businesses, employing approximately 227,000 individuals. Vaughan traces its roots back to the historic communities of Concord, Kleinburg, Maple, Thornhill and Woodbridge.


This welcoming, diverse and forward-looking municipality is in the heart of York Region. Major city-building projects like Vaughan’s emerging downtown – the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre – and Canada’s first smart hospital – the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital as well as the 900-acre North Maple Regional Park which continue to generate momentum and excitement.