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

What’s Happening at Park People?

The Meadoway is transforming 16 kilometres of transmission corridor in Scarborough into one of the largest urban linear greenspaces in Canada. Be part of this historic transformation by participating in engagement activities that will help us understand what makes your neighbourhoods around the Meadoway unique.

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.

Latest News from Park People >>

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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