The Power of Urban Parks, the first-ever Montreal Park Forum

Together with les amis de la montagne, and in partnership with le Centre d'écologie urbaine de Montréal and le Conseil régional en environnement de Montréal, Park People is hosting the first-ever Montreal Park Forum on to officially launch the Montreal Network.

 

The Forum was a free online event for Montreal’s park enthusiasts, community park groups urban planning and park professionals and non-profit organizations dedicated to city parks.

 The Forum officially launched the Montreal Park People Network, a dedicated space to strengthen community engagement, network, and share our expertise, knowledge and experience to activate these essential urban green spaces. 

 

 

 

Opening Breakfast: Early bird breakfast

This early morning session allowed the many key stakeholders involved in Montreal urban parks and urban park enthusiasts from across the Island of Montreal to connect.

 

Keynote Conference: Activate the power of city parks

Adrien Benepe and Nathalie Boucher, a New Yorker and Montrealer, addressed the many benefits of urban parks, the importance of partnership and governance models and how parks can best serve their communities.

Watch the conference

 

Discussion panel: Equity and Environmental Justice in Montreal

How can we ensure that all Montrealers have equitable access to city parks and that parks meet the real needs of communities?

Four local experts: Jérôme Dupras, Lourdenie Jean, Anne Pelletier and Michel Lafleur showcased their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities for equity and environmental justice in Montreal’s city parks. The panel was moderated by Karel Mayrand. 

Watch the panel

 

Online after-work: It is your turn to activate the power of urban parks!

An after-work session on the future of Montreal’s urban parks and moderated by four key partners in the Montreal Park Network. Choose one of four  discussions to pursue in greater depth: 

 


 

Online after-work: It is your turn to activate the power of urban parks!

 

Thursday, May 27, 2021, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST

 

Join us for an after-work session on the future of Montreal’s urban parks. 

Choose one of four  discussions to pursue in greater depth: 

Moderated by four key partners in the Montreal Park Network, come ready to share your thoughts and discuss with other attendees. 

Come and chat with other attendees about the park issues you care about!

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A partnership with:

Park PeopleLes amis de la montagneConseil régional de l'environnement de MontréalMontreal Urban Ecology Centre

Generously supported by

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