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Richmond Hill to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30

You are invited to participate in virtual fundraising event
Sept. 29, 2021
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On Thursday, Sept. 30, all City of Richmond Hill facilities will be closed for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to honour survivors, their families and Indigenous communities, and to raise awareness about the legacy of residential schools in Canada.

What's closed on Sept. 30?

Municipal offices, community centres and Richmond Hill Public Library branches will be closed Sept. 30 along with the Access Richmond Hill contact centre. General inquiries can be submitted using the online portal.

Payments for a water or tax bill can be placed in the drop-off box 24 hours a day, seven days a week, inside the lobby doors at the municipal offices. Please do not place cash payments in the boxes. Alternatively, payments can be made through your bank's ATM or online banking service.

Waste collection for the day remains the same.

To report emergency situations such as flooding, water main breaks, blocked sewers or downed trees, call the operations centre at 905-884-8013.

For more closure information, visit

You're Invited -- Virtual Fundraising Event

Richmond Hill residents are invited to participate in a virtual fundraising event featuring guest speaker and residential school survivor Dawn Hill. Gain a deeper understanding of the personal impact of the residential school system through Hill's first-hand story.

When: Thursday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Virtual (Zoom)

Tickets: $10 -- All proceeds go to Mohawk Village Memorial Park

Visit for tickets.