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Join us at the annual Ottawa Park Summit on 21st April from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m . It will be followed by our Earth Day Party starting at 8 p.m. A great collaboration between Ecology Ottawa and Park People.
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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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
The overarching goal of our Public Space Incubator is to spark new ways of inhabiting and enlivening public space in Toronto—meaning all of our public spaces, from park, streets, laneways, schoolyards, hydro corridors, to any other publicly-accessible open space. This...read more
Our Public Space Incubator has been out in the world for about two weeks now and since then we've gotten a great response from people who are excited about the program and want to learn more. Here's a few of the Frequently Asked Questions we've received so far. We'll...read more
Ralph Waldo Emerson got it right when he said: "It's a happy talent to know how to play." This year's Park Summit presenters have this talent nailed down. Each has a unique ability to cultivate playfulness among targeted audiences to reach particular goals. Yes, it...read more
See you tonight at 6:30 for the Green Line Implementation Plan where you can learn more and share your ideas about… t.co/DvnwsZbFrT
As the first of TD Park People Grant supported events kick off, it's great to hear from park groups making great ev… t.co/ZhbsQDbwrK