The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) applauds the federal government’s leadership in ensuring Canadians have access to the benefits of parks and recreation. Multiple commitments outlined in the federal budget today demonstrate a government that values parks and recreation and the health and wellness it provides Canadians.
CPRA and the Canadian Recreation Facilities Council (CRFC) have made a submission to the House of Commons Finance Committee pre-budget consultations which can be used as a reference point for feedback from the sector.
Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) applauds the federal government’s financial investment in recreation through expanding the eligible categories of the New Building Canada Fund (NBCF) to include recreation.
As the first gathering of its kind, the Canadian Parks Summit mobilized leaders from across the country to pioneer a collaborative vision for Canada’s parks system, from local community open spaces to national parks.