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York Region Launches New Website

November 19, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alison Hermansen
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The Regional Municipality of York has launched its re-designed website – Featuring a completely new layout and design, the website was developed based on feedback by York Region residents and other key stakeholders.

"Our new website has been developed to enhance the user experience,” said York Region Chairman and CEO Bill Fisch. "The website’s intuitive navigation makes it much easier to find information that’s important to our residents and other stakeholders. With a responsive design that adjusts the website for easy viewing on any device, the new website is convenient and accessible.”

In accordance with the World Wide Web Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, all content on the new website will meet or exceed a Level A compliance.

Key features of our new website include:

  • Powerful search function
  • Improved navigation
  • Social media integration
  • Enhanced mapping features
  • Community events calendar
  • "Did you know …" section that provides key Regional updates and facts
  • Responsive design – the new website will customize itself to make accessing information on your mobile phone, tablet or desktop computer easier than ever
  • Accessible content - compliant with Section 14 of the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA)

Reflecting its user-focused design, the most commonly accessed information is displayed prominently on the website homepage.

For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit

For more information :

Regional Municipality of York
Box 147, 17250 Yonge St
Newmarket, Ontario
Canada, L3Y 6Z1