Welcome to Unionville Residents Association

Please scroll down for details of an upcoming URA Special Event on Monday April 15th at 7pm.

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Together our Voice is Stronger

We are a not for profit association of residents living in the community of Unionville in Markham, Ontario. Our vision is to improve our community through public education, engagement and representation. We usually meet the first Monday of every month (see Upcoming Meetings and Events below). We also produce a monthly newsletter full of information (see Newsletters page). For more details please visit the About Us page.

some issues we’re working on
  • Managing Growth. Loss of Markham farmlands. Environmental impacts.
  • Development proposals, eg Scardred7 (previously White Rose location), Sheridan Nurseries, Hildebrand, Hilton Suites. “No Frills” plaza.
  • Markham Centre Secondary Plan and CEP (Community Energy Plan).
  • Unionville Main Street Vision and Watford Group development proposal.
  • Markville Area Secondary Plan.
  • Bill 23 “More Homes Built Faster Act”.
Unionville Planing Mill on Main Street
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The URA is hosting a public forum on the impact to the Unionville community of the York University Markham Campus. We are pleased to welcome as moderator, ex Deputy Mayor Don Hamilton. The panel will include representatives from York University, Markham Planning and Urban Design Department, Developers Remington Group Inc. and Rockport Inc., York University students and Ward 3 Councillor Reid McAlpine. If you have questions such as where will the students be housed, what is the impact on traffic and transportation, potential benefits for residents etc etc, then please join us at 7pm on Monday April 15th at the Centennial Community Centre, in the Penalty Box Room. Centennial is immediately north of Markville Mall. To read our flyer on this special event, please click here.


Toogood Pond near Main St Unionville
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