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Resources brought into Markham-Unionville

Sustaining the arts

Kindred Spirits Orchestra received funding from Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Resilient Communities Fund, helping it continue to connect with its audience virtually.

Enhancing public transit

Ontario is providing $16.7M funding to help York Region address the financial impacts on its transit system from the COVID-19 pandemic.This funding is in addition to the $2B previously committed by Ontario and the federal government.

Keeping seniors safe during COVID

Unionville Home Society LTC received 2020-21 Ontario’s Seniors Active Living Centre funding, as well as receiving additional LTC support from the Prevention and Containment Fund.

Building a vibrant community centre

Canada and Ontario funding announced for the expansion of the Parya Trillium Foundation community centre in Markham, enhancing the community’s services and programs.

Ensuring safety in long term care

Ontario invested an additional $276,700 to increase prevention and containment efforts in long-term care homes in Markham-Unionville during the second wave of COVID-19.

Maintaining the arts during COVID

Teamwork Arts received the Reconnect Festival and Event Program grant, which allows event organizers who are adapting to new public safety requirements to apply for funding to allow for their events to continue.

Increasing Markham’s healthcare capacity

Ontario investment of over $3M to Markham Stouffville Hospital. This will increase and make available five critical care beds and 15 hospital beds, split between two units, for patients in Markham and surrounding communities.

Funding creative enterprise in Markham—Unionville

BookLand Press received a grant from the Ontario Creates’ Ontario Creates Export Fund. Organizations like BookLand Press enrich people’s lives in the creative community of Markham-Unionville and beyond.

Supporting young people at risk

360ºkids is a wonderful organization that aims to help youth overcome crises and support their transition to a state of safety and stability. It received an Ontario Trillium Foundation GROW grant.

Keeping our communities safe and secure

The Ontario government invested $600,000 to York Regional Police to tackle human trafficking and support the fight against gun and gang violence.

Protecting victims of crime

VS York Region offering services in Markham—Unionville will receive $55,000 from Ontario to support victims of crime and domestic violence during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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