The Regional Municipality of York

The Regional Municipality of York

June 30, 2011 12:05 ET

York Region Launches Twitter and Facebook Page

Social Media Networks Help Connect Residents to Their Community

NEWMARKET, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 30, 2011) - The Regional Municipality of York is pleased to announce the launch of its Twitter page, @YorkRegionGovt and Facebook page, found at

"Increasingly, residents obtain information online and via social media networks," said York Region Chairman and CEO Bill Fisch. "York Region's Facebook and Twitter presence has been designed to complement our existing communications outreach, offering residents a new way to obtain information, provide feedback and connect with their community."

Through the interactive platforms, York Region residents can receive updates about a wide variety of the Region's programs, services, initiatives and events.

York Region's social media networks allows residents the opportunity to share information of interest with family and friends, provide feedback and access relevant information with the click of a button.

Residents can follow York Region on Twitter, @YorkRegionGovt and on Facebook,

Founded in 1971, The Regional Municipality of York is made up of nine municipalities and provides services to more than one million residents, 29,000 businesses and 495,000 employees.

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