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Many Faces of Markham


The City of Markham and the Markham Race Relations Committee present Many Faces of Markham on Saturday, March 24, 2018. This annual cultural celebration is held in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, as designated by the United Nation General Assembly in 1966 to pull together international communities in the fight against racial discrimination in all forms.

This year’s theme is ‘Unity Through Diversity: Protecting Human Rights and Promoting Inclusion’ and supports the municipality’s commitment to the Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination (CCMARD) and their focus to promote respect, understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity and the inclusion of racialized communities into the cultural fabric of the municipality.

Event Details

Event: Many Faces of Markham: Unity Through Diversity: Protecting Human Rights and Promoting Inclusion

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Time: 3-7 PM

Location: Pierre Elliot Trudeau High School, 90 Bur Oak Avenue, Markham

Get Your Tickets

Tickets are available at Information Markham from Monday, March 5, 2018.

Art Contest

Students across the City are invited to submit works of art, videos and writing pieces to the Many Faces of Markham Art Contest. All submissions can be viewed at Pierre Elliot High School prior to the main event.

Submit your works of art by February 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST to:

Information Markham Kiosk
Markham Civic Centre – Main Entrance
101 Town Centre Boulevard

Winners in each category will be informed in February 2018, and will be presented with an award during the main event. Only winning submission will be returned and can be picked up at the Markham Civic Centre until April, 15, 2018. To pick up your winning submission, contact Laura Gold at or 905-477-7000 extension 4930.

Be Part of the Performance

Calling community performers of all ages! Be part of this vibrant cultural event, celebrating Markham’s aboriginal community. Register for an audition at

Audition date to be determined.

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