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Friends of the Green Line Walking Tour

Friends of the Green Line Walking Tour

By on Jul 10, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

On June 19, 2014, Park People led a walking tour of the Green Line in the hydro corridor just north of Dupont Street between Dovercourt Road and Christie Street.  This walking tour highlighted what the Green Line is, a dream of a butterfly highway, what community groups are doing in the park space and how the Dupont Empoyment Lands study could tie into a future...

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Port Union Waterfront Festival

Port Union Waterfront Festival

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On Saturday June 21, 2014, Park People tabled at the Port Union Waterfront Festival in Ward 44. This annual festival is organized by City Councillor Ron Moeser for ward 44 and the following community groups in Southeast Scarborough: Coronation, Highland Creek, West Rouge, West Rouge Sports and Recreation and West Hill – Highland Creek Lions Club. Over a thousand...

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Friends of Chester Le Planting Day & Butterfly Garden

Friends of Chester Le Planting Day & Butterfly Garden

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On a beautiful morning in late June, about 70 community volunteers came out to plant a new pollinator habitat garden on the perimeter of the existing food garden in Chester Le Park. The new Butterfly Flower Garden will help the local population of pollinators by providing food and breeding habitat, as they help out the human community by increasing food yields in...

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Friends of Shoreham Walkway Launch

Friends of Shoreham Walkway Launch

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On June 14, 2014, Friends of Shoreham Walkway Park launched their park group by hosting a clean up, picnic and flag making at the park in Ward 8. With the support of Park People, Jane and Finch Action for Neighbourhood Change and Green Change, these organizations supported the day by making freshly squeezed lemonade, providing the bags and gloves for the clean up...

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Toronto Park People Summit

Toronto Park People Summit

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On February 22, 2014, Park People held its 4th Annual Park Summit at Daniels Spectrum in Ward 27. More than 350 people were in attendance to explore this year’s theme: Reimagine Our Parks. The keynote speaker was Adrian Benepe, Senior Vice President and Director of City Park Development for the Trust for Public Land in New York City. 3 of the 4 park groups from the...

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