Couple kissing on Main Street Newmarket

Right for so many reasons

Here are just a few of the reasons why you should visit us and find out for yourself, why we are one of Canada's top communities.

  • Diverse and competitive business environment - As a Regional Centre in York Region, Canada's fastest growing region, Newmarket's growth sectors which include Business Services, Health SciencesManufacturing, and Retail are thriving.
  • Below average commercial and residential taxes – In comparison with over 80 towns and cities in Ontario, Newmarket continually ranks below average for both commercial and residential taxes. (BMA Consulting study)
  • A bright and promising future - We are a place with a plan. One that ensures​ we continue to be one of the best places to live in Canada, an accolade we are very proud of. Our Economic Development Strategy, Official Plan, Secondary Plan and Cultural Master Plan are helping to shape the roadmap to a future filled with promise, prosperity and possibilities.
  • Premium healthcare – Home to Southlake Regional Health Centre, this vibrant and modern facility has garnered national recognition and is also a key driver in pushing Newmarket forward as a leader in the health sciences sector.
  • A place where 'it is easy being green' – Newmarket has a deep-rooted commitment to the environment including many environmental policies and bylaws. Not to mention we have the first subdivision in Canada to be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certified.
  • 'A little bit country, a little bit rock and roll' – Located just north of the City of Toronto, the largest market in Canada, and just south of beautiful cottage country, Newmarket offers all of the services and amenities of a big city with all the charm and character of a small town.
  • We work hard and play hard – With the highest live to work ratio in York Region, it's really no surprise that almost half of the people that work in Newmarket also choose to live here.