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Markham is a Southern Ontarian City, located in the Regional Municipality of York in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). It is the fourth most populated city in the Greater Toronto Area, besides Toronto, Mississauga, and Brampton; however, it is the most populous city in the York Region and the 16th largest city in Canada.

The name “Markham” was given to the city by John Graves Simcoe, the first Lieutenant-General of Upper Canada. Simcoe named the city after the then Archbishop of York (1776 – 1807), William Markham.

Markham’s economy was mainly driven by the tertiary industry in 2013. However, the largest employer of labor in the city in 2010 was business services, employing up to 22% of Markhamites. Moreover, there are more than 1,000 life sciences and technology companies in the city and currently, IBM is the largest employer of labor in the city. Several international companies have their Canadian headquarters in the city; examples include Hyundai, Toyota Financial Services, Huawei, Honeywell, Motorola, Oracle, Toshiba, Advanced Micro Devices, and many more.

The city is home to a lot of local performing arts such as Markham Youth Theatre, Kindred Spirits Orchestra, Markham Concert Band, Unionville Theatre Company, and Markham Little Theatre. The city’s public library, Markham Public Library consists of 7 branches and more than 600,000 items in collections.

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Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Markham

According to Yelp, the best walk-in eye clinics in Markham are:

  • Unionville Optometry - 4591 Highway 7 Markham, ON L3R 1M6 - (905) 477-4488
  • Heritage Eye Care - 381 Main Street N Markham, ON L3P 1Z3 - (905) 201-0363
  • Warden Optometry - 30 Gibson Drive Markham, ON L3R 2S3 - (905) 940-2015
  • Opsis Eye Care - 179 Enterprise Boulvard Markham, ON L6G 0E7 - (905) 305-1333
  • Chan Optometry - 7750 Kennedy Road Markham, ON L3R 0A7 - (905) 604-6856

Best Pharmacies in Markham

The following is a list of the lowest dispensing fees/ or best pharmacies in Markham:

  • Edmund Pharmacy - 8390 Kennedy Road Markham, ON L3R 0W4 Canada
  • Shoppers Drug Mart - 6579 Highway 7 E Markham, ON M5G 1X8 Canada
  • Health & Beauty Pharmacy - 3255 Highway 7 Markham, ON L3R 9W6 Canada
  • Torrance Health Pharmacy - 3985 Highway 7 E Markham, ON L3R 2A2 Canada
  • Rexall - 90 Copper Creek Drive Markham, ON L6B 0P2 Canada

Best Dental Clinics in Markham

The following is a list of the best dental clinics in Markham area:

  • Upper Village Dental Care - 1260 Castlemore Avenue Markham, ON L6E 0H7, Canada.
  • Forestbrook Dental - 102-3985 Highway 7 E Markham, ON L3R 2A2, Canada.
  • Markville Dental - 8312 McCowan Rd #101, Unionville, ON L3P 8E1, Canada
  • Boxgrove Dental Care - 110 Copper Creek Drive Markham, ON L6B 0P9, Canada.
  • Unionville Gate Family Dentistry - 10 Unionville Gate Markham, ON L3R 0W7, Canada.

Hospitals in Markham

There are over 4 hospitals in Markham. The following are the hospitals in the city:

  • Markham Stouffville Hospital - 381 Church St, Markham, ON L3P 7P3, Canada
  • Anthony Health Care - 381-383 Main St N Markham, ON, L3P 1Z3, Canada
  • Mount Joy Medical Centre - 9418 Markham Rd c2, Markham, ON L3P 3J3, Canada
  • Jacobs Pain Centre - 8920 Woodbine Ave #102, Markham, ON L3R 9W9, Canada

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Markham Health News

Inspections carried out by York Region public health inspectors on the period of September 24 to 30 uncovered some Markham eateries that violated the province’s Health Protection and Promotion Act. In particular, one known as Yan Can Cook located at 3255 Hwy 7 East in Markham was charged and closed for failing to provide the right protection against rodents, insects and vermin and also for operating a food premise maintained in a way that could give room for health hazard.

Several other facilities were charged during the inspection. These include Sichuan Flavor Snack located at 28 South Unionville Avenue, Vege Namtha located at 2002 Middlefield Road, King’s Riding Golf Club located at 14700 Bathurst Street, and Casa Victoria at 8601 Warden Avenue.

Moreover, the municipality implemented the food premises disclosure system to provide the public access to the charges laid as well as the closures made by the public health inspectors. However, the charges only denoted the condition of the food premises till date and do not imply their condition at any other time.

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