Park People is an independent charity that builds strong communities by animating and improving parks, placing them at the heart of life in cities.

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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.

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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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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Public Space Incubator FAQ

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...

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Park Summit 2018: A Serious Look at Play

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...

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