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With a mission to establish Vaughan as a premier tourism destination, the City of Vaughan’s Tourism Vaughan team undertakes key strategic projects that align with the Vaughan Destination Master Plan (VDMP). Through product development, marketing and education and strong collaboration with and in support of operators, the VDMP lays out a comprehensive plan for developing Vaughan’s tourism-related industry cluster.
On World Tourism Day, the City is sharing an overview of Tourism Vaughan’s initiatives and achievements outlined in the Tourism Vaughan: 2022 Year in Review (PDF) – which was recently
Every year, the City of Vaughan goes all out for National Public Works Week – a celebration of the people who keep our roads safe, our water clean, our parks beautiful and so much more. Our efforts to mark this occasion are being recognized – with the Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA) National Public Works Week Award!
The City’s Economic Development team works hard each day to make Vaughan a place where entrepreneurship, business, tourism, and art can prosper and grow – and their efforts are being noticed once again with two prestigious International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Excellence in Economic Development Awards.
Vaughan’s roadways just got smarter! The City of Vaughan is always looking for ways to enhance its commitment to delivering high quality services to its residents – one way is through its Road Patrol Manager. This tool relies on artificial intelligence to identify road deficiencies, like potholes. Quick detection of road deficiencies means the City can complete repairs faster, extending the life of local road infrastructure and freeing up resources to be used elsewhere.
Pickleball players: grab your racquets – it’s time to play! Given the growing popularity of the sport, the City of Vaughan has retrofitted additional tennis courts throughout the community for pickleball play.
Vaughan Animal Services (VAS) currently has an influx of pets needing their forever home. If you are thinking about welcoming a pet into your family, consider adopting from the shelter! Check out the City of Vaughan’s online list of all dogs, cats and small animals available for adoption.
To help set your small business or entrepreneurial venture up for success, the City of Vaughan’s Business Planning Launchpad Series continues in October!
Delivered by the Vaughan Business and Entrepreneurship Centre, the Business Planning Launchpad Series is a free virtual program designed to support startups and established small businesses with training sessions. In addition, all participants can book 30-minute one-on-one meetings with one of the City’s entrepreneur advisors to receive feedback on their business and financial plans.
Did you know that small businesses in Vaughan account for more than 87 per cent of all businesses in the city? That’s why the Vaughan Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (VBEC) is celebrating their contributions during Small Business Week from Sunday, Oct. 15 until Saturday, Oct. 21!
As the air turns crisp and the leaves change colours, there is still plenty to see and do in Vaughan! From playing at beautiful parks and well-maintained sports fields, to visiting accessible trails and more, our community is brimming with fall adventures to keep you and your family entertained.
The City of Vaughan’s Public Works portfolio plays an essential role in keeping Vaughan safe, clean and beautiful by providing quality services year-round to ensure the city runs smoothly and efficiently.
Summer is giving way to fall, which means shorter daylight hours and cooler weather are ahead. If you continue to ride your bike into the season, it’s time to shift gears. Being prepared and putting safety first is the best way to bike responsibly.