Accessibility & Diversity

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Everyone is welcome at the City of Markham! That’s why we’re committed to being an accessible and diverse city.

We want everyone to feel welcome at the City of Markham! That’s why diversity is one of our seven strategic priorities. It’s also why we’ve put together a Diversity Action Plan.

Diversity is one of Markham's seven strategic priorities and we strive to develop and maintain an environment where everyone feels welcome to participate and where respect and acceptance is practiced in words and actions by all. We believe in integration and equitable access for residents, visitors, and employees.

Since the launch of our Diversity Action Plan, the City has continued to demonstrate leadership as it embeds diversity and inclusion into our planning and design, our processes and policies and our staff training and education. We are also committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by meeting the accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).

Learn more about Markham's Diversity Action Plan [PDF]

The City of Markham is committed to making its services, programs and facilities accessible to people with disabilities in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001.

Accessibility makes it possible for people of all abilities to take advantage of what Markham has to offer.

Read the City of Markham’s Digital Accessibility Statement.

We want to hear from you. If you encounter issues related to accessibility, including the need for information in an alternate format, please contact the City of Markham at customerservice@markham.ca or at 905.477.5530.

For more information on accessibility, please see below.

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