A year after the engagement sessions, neighbours will be celebrating the newest addition to their block: a neighbourhood bench activating underused public space in this growing community.
It is a marathon, not a sprint. When COVID-19 hit Canada in March many of us braced ourselves for a short period of inconvenience. Pushing into 9 months of the pandemic and lockdowns it’s clear this is not a sprint, but a marathon with uncertainties of where the finish line will be.
As Canadians we tend to cocoon over the winter and once the weather gets sunny many of us cannot wait to get out and socialize with our friends and neighbours….
We’d like to share with you some of the simple, practical things that we’ve seen people doing lately to safely connect with and support their neighbours.