Park People is an independent charity that builds stronger communities by animating and improving parks, placing them at the heart of life in cities.
Our Vision: Cities where parks live at the heart of communities
As Canada’s first citywide park organization, we’re leading a renaissance for our parks. We build the capacity of community park groups, link partners with a shared interest in city parks, cultivate interest in the city parks movement, lead projects that highlight creative approaches to city parks and produce research that highlights possibilities for city parks. Learn More ➜
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Toronto, Find Your Pumpkin Parade! Be part of a great Toronto tradition that started in Sorauren Park more than 10 years ago. This year, there are 34 Pumpkin Parades scheduled at parks across Toronto. It’s a great way of stretching Halloween fun a day longer....read more
A strategy to make ravines more accessible while preserving crucial biodiversity. A new road mural, painted by kids, to add even more vibrancy to a great neighbourhood. A visionary new park built on top of rail infrastructure. Exciting things are happening in Toronto....read more
Toronto is a big city made up of many distinct neighbourhoods. For most of us, our lives generally revolve around local friends, businesses, and the public spaces that are close to home. Travelling to other neighbourhoods, however, offers new perspectives on...read more
I lived in Vancouver’s West End for three years just a few blocks from Davie Street, which runs through the centre of the city’s gay village. While the street was billed as the “heart” of the village, it was more like an artery in search of a heart. There was nowhere...read more