The 2020 Community Snapshot is here

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The 2020 Community Snapshot is here! This annual publication highlights the progress made on our strategic goals.

2020 saw a lot of change in the community as it dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic. From moving services and Council meetings online to offering virtual events and new business services, there was a lot of positive change in 2020.

Highlights include:

  • $94M value of total construction building permits issued and 506 building permits issued
  • 122 businesses supported through Economic Recovery Team programs – launched during COVID-19
  • Purchased a Fire and Rescue Services drone and certified two inspectors as Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilots
  • First ever virtual Town Halls with the Mayor and York Region Medical Officer of Health live on Facebook
  • Drive-thru Parade of Lights at the ROC that saw 1,000 vehicles and approximately 3,712 participants and was a winner of the 2020 Festivals and Events Ontario award
  • More than 22,000 social media followers for Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter, a 17 per cent year over year increase
  • The Marcom International Marketing Award for the animated Jack video series

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