Saturday, July 13, 2024
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Celebrating Recreation and Parks: Throughout June and Beyond

In celebration of June is Recreation and Parks Month (JRPM) communities across BC have been hosting nature-based activities to highlight the health benefits of...
Two people wearing masks and holding up small plants

Award-winning Victoria Gardening Program Sows Seeds that Feed and Connect

First-time growers and experienced gardeners have found solace in the soil during the pandemic through the help of a City of Victoria gardening program...
Numerous tents sent up in Strathcona Park

How the Vancouver Park Board is Shifting the Approach to Encampments

By building communication and trust with the former residents of the Strathcona Park encampment, the Vancouver Park Board has demonstrated a significant and positive...

Unwin Park and Jumpstart Playground: Setting the Standard for Inclusive Play

There are times when local governments are able to garner funding outside of their municipal budget envelopes to fulfil planning and development ‘wish lists’....

Designing for Children in Nature at Aldergrove Regional Park

Metro Vancouver operates a regional parks system that is made up of 22 regional parks, 3 regional park reserves, 2 ecological conservancy areas and...

Regional Parks Connect People to Nature in the Capital Regional District

THE 2017 Parks for All conference in Banff, Alberta highlighted the important contribution of local and regional park systems to the overall network of parks...

Positioning Municipal and Regional Parks

The lands we now refer to as Canada have been home for First Nation peoples for millennia. Over the past 400 years, thousands of...