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“A declaration has been made! East has been challenged by the West to an all-out water fight on Canada Day. Bring your buckets and your water guns and all of the neighbours that you can gather!” This brazen challenge to a water fight was issued. It was the grand...read more
I first discovered Park People's work and the Park People Network in March 2017, in Calgary, in the middle of winter. It was like meeting a distant cousin for the first time. To be honest, this kind of professional love at first sight does not happen often. But, I...read more
C’est en mars 2017, à Calgary, en plein hiver, que j’ai découvert le travail et le réseau de Park People. Ça a été pour moi comme si je rencontrais mes cousins éloignés, ma famille lointaine canadienne. Ce genre de coup de foudre professionnel qu’on ne vit pas souvent...read more
Pot in the Parks: What city builders across Canada say about what the legalization of marijuana will mean for public spaces
With pot smoking set to become legal in Canada on October 17, we’ve been wondering what legalization might mean for parks and public places which are the living rooms and backyards of city dwellers coast to coast. Chances are you’ve sniffed pot wafting through the...read more
In 2013, Marpole Oakridge Family Place, a Vancouver agency that primarily supports children's literacy, was asked to step up when the Marpole Place Neighbourhood House, known as the community’s “living room” for local seniors, flooded and was rendered unusable. MOFP...read more
It’s hard to believe, but another Toronto municipal election is fast approaching. This October people will be heading to the polls to mark an X next to who they want to be their local councillor and mayor. There are lots of issues at play--affordable housing, transit,...read more
Sunday Aug 26, see you at Tamilfest to gather your insights into the places you love along the Meadoway. Join us at… t.co/muQWqTWPeQ
Urban Rivers get more love with Greenbelt River Valley Connector Program grant recipients announced… t.co/Y5NQPpsoGy