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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Coeur de la Ville est un unique rassemblement de participant-es impliqué-es dans les parcs urbains partout au Canada : groupes citoyens et OBNL, représentants du gouvernement, bailleurs de fonds et experts.

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Heart of the City will gather a unique cross-section of city park enthusiasts from across Canada, including community and non-profit group leaders, government staff, funders and park professionals.

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Latest News from Park People >>

Parks and the creation of social capital

I had a friend in university who would pass the same person each day. Their schedules just matched up so they walked by each other at the same time in the same spot. It got to the point where they would nod hello or say hi to each other—their only interaction. My...

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What we learned from testing a new public life study tool

Public life studies are a tool to capture a snapshot of park use to help guide decisions about park planning, design, and programming. They’ve been used in cities across the world, including New York, San Francisco, Copenhagen, and, more recently, here in Toronto....

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Une bataille d’eau pour rassembler la communauté

 La guerre est déclarée! L’Ouest a défié l’Est à une grande bataille d’eau le jour de la fête du Canada. Apportez vos sceaux et vos fusils à eau, et tous les voisins que vous pouvez rallier à votre cause!  Tel est le défi qui a été lancé. Cet événement constituait la...

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  • Two hard working researchers doing top secret work which we’re excited to share soon. Thanks @adri.stark and @aliredad for being so awesome

Apply now for a TD Park People Grant to host 3 park events this year. Over 225 events will be funded in cities acro… t.co/o4GcJHZZ4W

Les demandes peuvent maintenant être présentées pour le programme de subventions de la TD et de Park People. Rendez… t.co/4n8o7QLMAr

Just launched! Apply now for a TD Park People Grant to host 3 park events this year. Over 225 events will be funded… t.co/xIFvMEermD

Redesigning Cities to Support Seniors Stuck in Suburban Sprawl via @Spacing #seniors #socialisolationt.co/KDX7wHHGwB

Parks make a huge contribution to mental health. Apply now for Bell Let's Talk Community Fund Grants… t.co/k5hudCB0Uu

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