Inclusivity, Equity, Diversity & Accessibility
The City of Markham is proud of the richness of our different cultures and communities. Our diversity comes with the responsibilities to respect, support and embrace people of all abilities, ages, ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, races, religions, sexual orientations, socio-economic difference, and others.
As the City continues to grow, evolve and change, so will the many and different needs and preferences of the communities that call Markham home. It is imperative to uphold efforts to support diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, anti-racism, and anti-discrimination, today and in the future, in all of our activities – including our municipal elections.
Our City thrives as a whole when everyone feels welcome, heard and respected, and when everyone feels a sense of belonging and can live their fullest life, free from barriers of racism, discrimination and access.
The City of Markham is committed to supporting individuals and communities in all their diversity, and we stand firmly against all forms of hate, racism and discrimination.
Ensuring access for all
Elections Markham is committed to providing barrier-free access to online and in-person voting in the 2022 Markham Municipal Election – providing an inclusive experience for all voters and a fair and transparent election.