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Health & wellbeing
Small connections, big impact: a remedy for social health in cities

New research reveals a crisis of isolation in urban areas. Can micro-connections be an antidote?

Published on November 20, 2023

Health & wellbeing
Your guide to winter cycling

Great public spaces let us cycle all four seasons — here’s how to gear up for a chilly ride. 

Published on November 12, 2023

How community gardening blossoms as a public space solution

From building resilient communities to providing essential habitats, community gardening is seeding change.

Published on July 27, 2023

Health & wellbeing
The power of public spaces: Fitness beyond four walls

In our latest guest writer post, fitness columnist and personal trainer Paul Landini talks about training outdoors and shares some easy public space exercises.

Published on July 16, 2023

Health & wellbeing
Canada's first Climate Ready School: it's greener, cooler and inspiring community

As the first school year winds down, Irma Coulson Public School staff say the impact of the transformed space has been far-reaching.

Published on May 15, 2023

Why community sports in public spaces are the ultimate game changer

In our latest guest writer series, author Perry King notes that parks, community centres, and playgrounds unlock opportunities for social and public gatherings.

Published on May 10, 2023

Health & wellbeing
10 fun and easy outdoor activities for kids

Keep your kids entertained this summer with these engaging and accessible activities, curated by Evergreen’s team of Outdoor Educators.

Published on May 7, 2023

Health & wellbeing
Do you live in one of Canada’s most walkable cities?

Walkable cities have numerous benefits — they’re more equitable, more sustainable and even better for the economy. Here are the top ten.

Published on April 18, 2023

We asked, you answered: How do we create a sense of belonging in our public spaces?

From better design to inclusive programming, here are some of the top ways to make public spaces feel more welcoming.

Published on March 15, 2023

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