Markham 360 E-Newsletter EP. 3  |  December 02, 2022      


Thank you to all the parade entries, supporting organizations and everyone who joined us for Markham Santa Claus Parade last week! 

Let's enjoy the winter season!

Join us for Markham’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and enjoy free hot chocolate!

Date: Thursday, December 8
Time: 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Markham Civic Centre (near the fountain and main entrance)
Address: 101 Town Centre Blvd. 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

The Markham Civic Centre Outdoor Ice Rink is now open!  


  • Admission: Free 
  • Season Dates: December 1, 2022 — March 19, 2023 (weather and ice conditions permitting)
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 10 AM to 10 PM
    Wednesday: Noon to 10 PM
  • Skate Rentals: Beginning December 2, skate rentals are available at Markham Skate Rentals
  • Check ice conditions before you visit the rink. Since the ice surface is exposed to the elements, there will be occasions where we must repair the ice before skating is permitted. Use our app to avoid disappointment.


Regional Councillor Alan Ho's Short Video:
Next Video: About Province's Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022
Are you visiting a City facility over the winter holidays?
Find out what's open and closed before you leave. View hours of operation:
The Business Model Canvas is a smarter way to create business plans. You no longer need to write a hundred pages to plan out your business strategy! 
Online Seminar. : December 6, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST

Have an idea that can help businesses reduce single-use items? Non-profit organizations & social enterprises can apply to the York Region's Single-Use Innovation Challenge. You could receive up to $20,000 in funding!


Apply by Dec. 16, 2022 at

The weekly collection begins November 1 to December 9, 2022.


Please continue to follow your regular collection schedule.


No sod, soil, or grass clippings — keep them on your lawn! 

If you have any municipal inquiry or concern, you can send an email to our Contact Centre at or call 905.477.5530. 
Regional Councillor Alan Ho
City of Markham
Markham Civic Centre, 101 Town Centre Boulevard Markham, Ontario, L3R 9W3
Email: / Tel: (905)-948-5112
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