Park People supports and mobilizes people to help them activate the power of parks to improve quality of life in cities across Canada.

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The Greenbelt River Valley Connector Program will provide grants of up to $25,000 to support fifteen place-based community projects across the GTHA that celebrate and enhance Greenbelt protected urban river valleys.

Over 400 park groups across Canada are part of the Park People Network. Use our interactive map to find park events and volunteer opportunities in your city.

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A Walk in the Park at Rowntree Mills

Park People recently launched A Walk in the Park, a program to establish community-led walking programs in parks across Toronto. The program will help train walk-leaders and support them in leading walks that connect older adults, seniors, and newcomers with easily...

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TD Park People Grant Recipients: A Roundup

Today, more Canadians live alone than in any other time in our history. A recent Environics survey conducted by TD Bank Group found that 34% of Canadians don’t feel included in their communities. These figures show that we need to be more deliberate about fostering...

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The Meadoway: a 16km thriving green space and connector

When you hear the words “hydro corridor” it doesn’t necessarily stir up images of native grasses waving in the wind amongst wildflowers with delicate butterflies perched on their petals. And yet, for portions of the Gatineau hydro corridor in Toronto's Scarborough...

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It’s Spring in Your Park: What you Need to Get Started

Spring has sprung. And with it, a new feature on Park People's website. We've created an entire library of park resources to give you free access a tips, tools on topics from organizing events in parks to working with your city councillor. It's also where you'll find...

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Vines Art Festival announces 12 days of free events in Vancouver Parks @vancitybuzz

Such a generous and impactful investment from @TDFEF #ReadyCommitment

Volunteer to help measure how people are using public spaces along the #KingStreetPilot Join a Public Spaces Public…