According to the report, York Region is expected to add another 800,000 residents, with Newmarket’s population to grow from 90,000 to 110,000 by 2051. But by that year, the population of East Gwillimbury — currently about 31,100 — is anticipated to be almost as large.
Part of the reason for East Gwillimbury’s explosion of growth is because it is one of three areas identified in York Region where land is being designated for future urban growth. The other two areas are in Vaughan and Markham.
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