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

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