Help grow our Urban Tree Canopy!

Trees provide many benefits to our community: improved air quality, shade and wildlife habitat, and higher property values. Despite challenges, Richmond Hill succeeded in increasing its tree canopy cover (the percentage of land covered by trees and shrubs) from under 25% in 2010 to almost 30% in 2016.    You can…

Read More

Hill Potters’ Guild online sale

Preview November 5 to 6 Sale November 7 to 8 Shop for family, friends or you at our annual juried fall sale, now online! Discover #handmade art and functional pottery for the holidays by #local potters from #Yorkregion. Find inspiring #giftideas while supporting your #artscommunity.    https://hill-potters-guild-sale.square.site/  

Read More

Santa’s Workshop Drive-Thru

You are invited to our first ever drive-through holiday experience! Due to COVID-19 safety measures, the annual in-person Santa Claus Parade will look a little different. In its place, we invite you to celebrate this annual tradition from the comfort of your vehicles. Wave at Santa and Mrs. Claus and…

Read More

Moving Forward in Richmond Hill

I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving. It is certainly a challenging time but I agree with so many that I have spoken to recently, despite the challenges we are currently facing, we have a great deal to be thankful for in Richmond Hill. It has been a fast…

Read More

Council Strategic Plan

Richmond Hill is creating a new two-year Council Strategic Plan to set priorities for 2020-2022.   I wanted to highlight the progress that has been made on the new Council Strategic Plan. While I generally do not think it is ideal to create a plan for Council with only 2…

Read More