First Citywide Park Summit an Overwhelming Standing Room Only Success
On April 16, 125 people from across Toronto gathered at the Evergreen Brick Works to build a network of park advocates and begin a dialogue on what is needed to strengthen our parks. The standing room only crowd included local park advocates, city councillors, city park staff, park professionals and union leadership.
During the day significant challenges were raised, great ideas put forward and important priorities laid out. But the most important element of the day was the connections people were making and the enthusiasm and energy that was built in the room. As the Torontoist reported: