Why City Parks Matter

January 29, 2018

Jodi Lastman

In Canada, 86 percent of the population lives in cities. City parks were once thought of as places to escape urban life. Today, they help define it, and are inextricably linked to our quality of life.

The powerful potential of Canada’s city parks is only beginning to be understood. What we do know shows that parks play a key role in making cities thrive.

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