- Markham 360 E-Newsletter EP. 48 |  October 13, 2023 -
Access City of Markham Council & Committee Meetings and view a list of Proclamations at markham.ca
York Regional Council at
York Univeristy's Markham Campus aims to be a hub of collaboration between students, faculty, and the local business community.
We want to hear directly from you about the skills and knowledge you consider essential for graduates to succeed in the workforce.
Your input is crucial in helping us understand the needs and expectations of the local job market.
Please give us your feedback and help shape the future of higher education.
- Public Meeting Notices - 
710 Markland Street
Date: October 24, 2023
Time:7:00 p.m.
Place: Council Chamber at the Civic Centre 
3208 Elgin Mills Road East
Date: October 24, 2023
Place: Council Chamber at the Civic Centre or remotely via Zoom
11139 Victoria Square Blvd and 11251 Woodbine Ave
Date: October 24, 2023
Time:7:00 p.m.
Place: Council Chamber at the Civic Centre or remotely via Zoom
 All meetings are video and audio streamed on the City of Markham’s website at:
-City of Markham News-

Autumn leaves falling down like pieces into place, just like the Markham Business October newsletter!


Read more: https://zurl.co/0Nmi

Register for Winter Break Camps now, as spaces are limited. 


Give your kids the gift of a fantastic winter experience with the City of Markham's Winter Camp!


Find out what programs are available and register here: markham.ca/Recreation

Registration is NOW OPEN for Markham Museum's Winter Break Pottery Camps!


Week 1 is December 27 to 29, and Week 2 is January 2 to 5.


We have multiple offerings for children aged 7 to 16. Spaces are limited!


Register now at http://MarkhamMuseum.ca

Cooking safety starts with YOU! Turn pot handles toward the back of the stove so that no one can bump them or pull them over.
Learn more fire prevention tips at http://markham.ca/Fire

Drafty rooms, condensation on windows, and inconsistent temperatures throughout the home?


Attend a free virtual Sealing Energy Leakage workshop, in partnership with Humber College and Enbridge Gas.


Save money on your utility bills. http://markham.ca/HomeEnergyRetrofits… 

The Big Book Sale is back!!!
You will find good-condition books, DVDs, CDs and even games for all ages at great prices.
Oct 21-22, 2023

The City of Markham is happy to support community events and programs through our Celebrate Markham Grant Program.  


The Celebrate Markham Grant Program gives funding to not-for-profit organizations in Markham.  Review the eligibility criteria below as each category has different



You can apply for the following grants:
Cultural Events and Programs: $5,000
Major Community Festivals: $10,000
Seniors’ Clubs: $3,000


Applications for the 2024-2025 funding cycle for Cultural Events, Major Community Events and Seniors Clubs : apply between October 2, 2023 at noon to November 2, 2023 by 1 PM.



We are looking for up to 5 volunteers to sit on the Race Relations Committee! Everyone is welcome. Consider applying and have your voice heard! We are also looking for members of the Indigenous community to join.
Apply by October 25, 2023: http://markham.ca/Volunteering

Join us for Halloween fun at Markham Museum!


On October 28 and 29, you and your little ghoul or goblin can enjoy crafts, games, activities, Monster Mash dance party and more! 


Limited tickets are available; buy yours today!


Country Ridge Dr from Roy Rainey Ave to Sage Gate (October 25th – 27th ) will be closed for the service connections of 14 new lots.
Impact on sidewalk:  Yes. (West sidewalk on Roy Rainey Ave and South Sidewalk on Country Ridge Dr will be closed)
City of Markham Current Opening Position: 
New Job Positions:
  • Jr. Database Administrator (DBA)
  • Utility Coordinator/Inspector (14 Months)
  • Building Inspector II (1 Year Contract)
  • Asset Management Coordinator
For more information & job position
If you have any municipal inquiry or concern, you can send an email to our Contact Centre at customerservice@markham.ca or call 905.477.5530. 
-York Region News-

York Region has completed a Schedule ‘C’ Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study for the proposed improvements to Warden Avenue 


We invite you to read the report and submit any written comments by visiting: http://york.ca/WardenKennedyStudy

Any form of harassment or abuse at Waste Depots will not be tolerated. Those who refuse to comply will be asked to leave the site.
We are committed to respectfully serving you; we kindly ask you to do the same.
We want to hear from you!Help us build our new hub for York Region seniors.
York Region is building a Seniors Hub on the ground floor of Unionville Commons in the City of Markham.
Help plan the programs and services to offer in the Seniors Hub to support our seniors and build a stronger community.
There are several ways to get involved:
• Attend an in-person or virtual engagement session
• Complete our survey before October 30, 2023
• Join the Unionville Seniors Hub Advisory Group
Learn more and complete the survey at york.ca/SeniorsHubConsultation
Fall is here, but cold weather doesn’t bother ticks. Ticks can stay active until it hits 0° Celsius. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from Lyme Disease and other tick-borne illnesses at http://york.ca/LymeDisease
Bring waste items your waste collector can’t pick up to one of York Region's waste depots. There are several waste depots where York Region residents can drop off garbage, electronics and other waste generated in York Region.
Do you know when to call 911?
Take this quick survey to answer this question and a few more: https://ow.ly/yA0G50PU7Lq
If you have any regional inquiry or concern, you can send an email to Access York at accessyork@york.ca or call 877.464.9675.
-Notice of Regional Road Construction-

Current Projects

16th Avenue and Kennedy Road
Notice of Construction
Construction starts: April 2023
Construction ends: December 2023


16th Avenue and York Durham Line
Intersection Improvements 
Notice of Intersection Improvements
Construction starts: August 2023 
Construction ends: December 2023


Highway 404 Road Crossing North of 16th Avenue
Construction of a new bridge over Highway 404 to link Orlando Avenue with Markland Street
Construction starts: Summer 2023


Kennedy Road from Steeles Avenue to Highway 407
Road improvements
Notice of Road Construction 
Construction starts: Late May 2023
Construction ends: November 2023


Kennedy Road from 16th Avenue to Major Mackenzie Drive
Road improvements
Notice of Road Construction
Construction starts: Late May 2023
Construction ends: November 2023


Leslie Street and Minthorn Boulevard
Intersection Improvements
Notice of Intersection Improvements
Construction starts: August 2023
Construction ends: December 2023


McCowan Road and Carlton Road/Raymerville Drive
Intersection Improvements
Notice of Intersection Improvements
Construction starts: August 2023
Construction ends: December 2023

Future Projects

Cedar / Red Cedar Avenue
Connecting Langstaff Road and High Tech Road
Construction Starts: 2024 

For general inquiries, please contact York Region Transportation, Public Works, Phone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75000 or Email: transportation@york.ca
For more information: york.ca/roadconstruction
-In The Community-
Catch Team Markham on the move as they visit Movn Health, a company in California reimagining cardiac rehab through affordable and accessible virtual care.
#Markham Business
Join the ride as Team Markham tours Karma Automotive in California to learn more about how their electric vehicles are transforming the autotech sector while also exploring collaboration opportunities to help electrify transportation.
#Markham Business
Speeding is an ongoing issue I have been working hard to tackle, and I continue to partner with York Regional Police (YRP) to deter this behaviour. 
In addition, my office has “slow down” signs. If you are interested, kindly contact me at alan.ho@markham.ca.
-Event Information-

Home. Place. Belonging. Standing in the Doorway: Lived Histories & Experiences of the Chinese Community is now open at Markham Museum.


See this impactful new exhibition from September 28 2023 – February 25 2024.


Plan your visit at http://MarkhamMuseum.ca

Lace up your sneakers and join the Run For Markham on October 22nd!


Let's stride together for a great cause, supporting Markham-Stouffville Hospital Foundation Don't miss out on this fantastic event! See you there!


Register Now at: https://runformarkham.ca/

If you want to share your opinion or community event information with Regional Councillor Alan Ho's weekly E-newsletter, please contact us at sxie@markham.ca
Regional Councillor Alan Ho
-Chair, Culture & Economic Development Committee (City of Markham)
-Chair, Markham Subcommittee (City of Markham)
-Director, Housing York Inc. Board (York Region)
-Member, Audit Committee (York Region)
-Member, Accessibility Advisory Committee (York Region)
City of Markham
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