of cities said rising homelessness in parks was a challenge.
of cities said addressing systemic inequities and discrimination was a challenge, compared to 40% that said it wasn’t a challenge and the remaining unsure.
of cities said there was increasing interest in Indigenous programming and engagement.
of Canadians said they believe people experience parks differently based on aspects of their identity (e.g., race, gender, age).
of Canadians that identified as Black, Indigenous or a person of colour reported experiencing barriers to parks due to harrassment/discrimination—more than twice the rate of white respondents.
of cities reported increasing demand for universally accessible designs in parks, an increase from last year. Additionally, 22% of Canadians with disabilities said that access barriers made visiting parks/green spaces in their neighbourhood more difficult.
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