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Resources brought into Markham-Unionville

New long term care facility

Mon Sheong Foundation in Markham gets an additional 32 long term care beds. This brings the total to 192 beds in the new facility.

New Markham elementary school

The provincial government will invest $14.5M to build a new Markham elementary school at Highway 7 and Warden. It will serve 638 students.

New Unionville Seniors affordable housing

Ontario invested $4.2 million in Unionville Seniors affordable housing development. The new 264-unit building will be located at 4300 Highway 7 in Markham and is expected to open in 2022.

New Markham Centre Campus of York University

Ontario will support York University’s new Markham Centre Campus. The Markham campus’s construction began in 2020 and will aid in York Region’s post-COVID-19 recovery.

New green energy initiatives

Enbridge Gas launched a hydrogen blending facility in Markham-Unionville. It will reduce the carbon footprint of 3600 households.

$1M to enhance long term care

$1 million in funding to improve quality of care at Unionville Home Society and Bethany Lodge and Manor long term care homes.

$31.1M for small businesses

The Ontario Small Business Grant aids 1,185 small businesses in Markham—Unionville during the pandemic. This amounts to $31.1M for small businesses.

20 new hospital beds

The provincial government invests $3M in the healthcare of Markham. This will add 20 new hospital beds to Markham Stouffville Hospital.

Increasing meat production

CAP Meat Processor Capacity Improvement grant awarded to P&F Meat Products, supporting a local business and the provincial economy.

Supporting local food makers

Food and Beverage Processor Fund grant awarded to Remix Snacks, part of $25M fund.

Supporting anti-racism

The $1.6M Anti-Racism Anti-Hate Grant Program supports community-led initiatives working to fight & prevent systemic racism in Ontario.

Investing in our volunteers

Volunteer Markham received funding from Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Resilient Communities Fund, helping it continue to engage the region’s volunteers.

Helping seniors thrive

Chinese Moving Well Community Centre is one of the recipients of the Senior Community Grant Program. They work to keep seniors in the York Region healthy and happy.

Maintaining high quality services

The Social Services Relief Fund brought $10.7M into York Region. This new provincial funding will help keep vulnerable people of Markham-Unionville safe.

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