Yesterday Toronto Consul General Juan Alsace visited the City of Markham to meet with its Mayor, Frank Scarpitti, and deliver introductory remarkst to the City Council’s General Committee.
“I am pleased to be here in Markham, a city that exemplifies diversity and innovation, to share some thoughts on the extraordinary U.S.-Canada relationship and the important role that cities like Markham play in a vibrant and growing bi-national economy,” said the Consul General during his remarks to the Committee. “Your input as stakeholders and public and private sector leaders is deeply valuable as we continue to grow our economies and communities.”
During his visit, CG Alsace also toured U.S. business headquartered in Markham — AMD Canada, Johnson and Johnson Medical Companies, and IBM Canada.
The City of Markham has a population of approximately 400,000. It is the fourth-largest community in the Greater Toronto Area and home to nearly 900 high technology and life sciences companies.