Ward 4 Development Applications – Update

There are a number of development applications active in Ward 4 that continue to generate significant interest from residents.  This newsletter section is intended to keep everyone informed and updated about the status of these applications. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all active development applications…

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Richmond Hill Council News

1. Richmond Hill Becomes a City Richmond Hill will now be known as a “city”. This change was brought about after a Council Member Motion was introduced that asked Council to consider this change, and to allow time to solicit feedback from citizens related to their thoughts on the matter. I…

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Councillor Highlights

1. Happy Nowruz to all that celebrate! On the evening of Tuesday, March 19 Richmond Hill hosted a very well attended gathering at Richmond Green to celebrate Nowruz. This annual celebration is known as the Richmond Hill Fire Festival. Hundreds of people came to celebrate the coming New Year by “jumping…

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Great Things To See and Do around Town

Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra Planet Earth Sunday April 28 – 8:00 p.m. Pre-concert talk – 7:15 p.m.   For more information visit rhpo.ca For ticket details visit rhpo.ca/tickets or call: 905-787-8811                                 Chorus York    …

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Kairos Blanket Exercise

The KAIROS Blanket Exercise is an interactive learning experience that teaches the Indigenous rights history we’re rarely taught. Developed in response to the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples-which recommended education on Canadian-Indigenous history as one of the key steps to reconciliation, the Blanket Exercise covers over…

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Clean Up Green Up Weeks

Richmond Hill is organizing the annual Clean Up, Green Up Weeks to give our Town a spring cleaning. In 2018, with the help of 7,744 volunteers, we cleaned more than 100 parks, trails, and streets in our community. We are proud to see Richmond Hill come together again in 2019…

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A Traditional Land Acknowledgement for Richmond Hill

Since the 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Final Report, Canadians from across the country have been engaged in a path towards reconciliation to heal the past damage that has been done to the First Nations Communities in our country. Many individual actions by citizens, organizations, and governments have taken…

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