About the City of Markham

Markham is Canada’s most diverse community, with a rich cultural heritage, outstanding community planning services, and vibrant local environment.

More than 350,000 people call Markham home. So do hundreds of corporate head offices and more than one thousand high tech and life science companies. You’ll find us in the heart of the Greater Toronto area.

Founded in the 1790s, Markham is Canada’s most diverse community. People who live here enjoy our:

  • Rich history and heritage
  • Award-winning community planning and services
  • Strong local economy

There’s so much to love about Markham…and lots to do!

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