Park People

The Dept has collaborated with Park People since 2012 in an advisory capacity and to facilitate and moderate events.


Park People supports and mobilizes people to help them activate the power of parks to improve the quality of life in cities across Canada.


The Dept has collaborated with this dynamic non-profit in a variety of ways: as their Policy Development Advisor (2012 – 13), Strategic Planning Facilitator and events moderator.


Learn more about Park People on their website.





“As our Park Summit MC, Jane was skilled at putting people at ease who weren’t used to the limelight. She drew them out with warmth and humour allowing fresh new voices from across the city to be heard. Always an entertaining and informative aspect of the day’s programming.” – Park People

Other Recent Projects

In 2015, The Dept supported the Town of Whitby to consider food and street vending. On behalf of MASS LBP, the Dept of Words & Deeds comp...

Whitby Food Truck Policy Review

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The Book of Lists – 2017 Edition

Jane created and delivered this wildly popular radio segment, which spun off into two best-selling publications. What do you call a weekl...

Wanted Words

WalkShops helped Westbank engage the community on design, priorities and heritage for the Honest Ed's site. Jane co-designed and facilita...

Mirvish Village – Westbank

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