The City of Markham

A great place to live and work!

Markham, Ontario is a thriving city located on the north side of the Greater Toronto Area.  It has a population of 349,000 people, rich in cultural diversity and is known as Canada’s High-Tech Capital that boasts 1,000 technology and science based companies that employ more than 37,000 people alone!  Industry leaders such as IBM, Aviva Insurance, Huawei Technologies, Lenovo, Bank of China, Honda and Hyundai call Markham home to their Canadian head offices along with more than 400 others.

Markham is known for being a leader in business development, creating healthy communities, building sound infrastructure and brilliant workforce.

Picture of Markham's business district.

Many technology and life science companies have their head office in Markham, Ontario.


Picture of walking bridge through marshland park.

Bridges along trails.

Gorgeous parks and green spaces

Markham also offers over 22 kilometers of scenic pathways and green spaces within its many beautiful parks. Among them you will find 12 bridges that allow runners, walkers and cyclists to take in Markham’s lush outdoors.


Mayor Frank Scarpitti discusses the strengths of the City of Markham in the video below.


Picture of Markham Civic Centre

Markham Civic Centre