All about Richmond Hill: Evolving from a suburban to urban city, Richmond Hill boasts a strong education and innovation sector, and is the third most diverse city in Canada. In fact, the city contains the highest portion of people with a post secondary education of any municipality in the country, which translated to having Canada’s most educated workforce. Mostly made up of the Persian-speaking population and Asian immigrants, Richmond Hill has become a place for wealthy people. The area also carries a energetic vibe with their young population that make up half of residences of Richmond Hill.
With a 5 year strategic plan for in place, developed with the feedback from local residents, Richmond Hill will become a well designed, pedestrian friendly community, with better choices to work, live, shop and play. The city plan is designed for the people, not the efficient use of land.
Things to see in Richmond Hill: Richmond Hill has almost 160km of bike routes and more than 160 parks in the area. In terms of entertainment, Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts brings Canadian and International performances to the stage. There’s also the only indoor wave pool in the GTA available for rental, ideal for birthdays or a company activity. For shoppers, Hillcrest Mall is in the heart of Richmond Hill, and within a 20 minute drive, residents can also access two more malls, Markville Shopping Centre and The Promenade.