Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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Canada Parks and Recreation Association working group releases RFP


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Please find a link to a Request for Proposal for professional services in French and English to complete the next phase of edits and reviews for Parks for All - A Shared Vision for Canada’s Parks Community.  Proposals are due July 25, 2016 and it would be greatly appreciated if you could broadcast this request to potential bidders in your networks.  This undertaking is jointly sponsored by the Canadian Parks Council (CPC) and the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA), and is administratively supported by the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (APRA).

As always, many thanks for your support and willingness to share this request broadly,

Murray Kopp (CPRA) and  Dawn Carr (CPC)
Parks for All Co-Chairs

Les membres de la Comité national consultatif :

Ci-inclus, trouvez un lien à la Demande to proposition pour les services professionnel en français et en anglais pour compléter la prochaine phase de modifications et révisions pour Des Parcs Pour Tous – Une vision commune pour le réseau des parcs du Canada.  Les propositions sont à remettre par le 25 juillet 2016 et ce serait tellement apprécié si vous pouviez diffuser cette demande aux offrants potentiels dans vos listes de distributions.  Cette œuvre est parrainée conjointement par le Conseil canadien des parcs (CCP) et l’Association canadien des parcs et loisirs (ACPL), et est soutenue administrativement par l’Association d’Alberta des loisirs et parcs (AALP).

Je vous remercie énormément de l’appui de partager cette demande de façon générale,
Murray Kopp (ACPL) et Dawn Carr (CCP)
Coprésidents de Des parcs pour tous

Murray Kopp
Chair – Parks Task Group
Canadian Parks & Recreation Association

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Ontario 150 Offering Grants!
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Apply for funding

There are three funding programs you can apply for:
  • Community Celebration Program (application opens July 6 and closes September 2, 2016)
  • Partnership Program (application opens July 6 and closes September 30, 2016)
  • Community Capital Program (application opens July 18 and closes  September 14, 2016)

Ontario150 Community Celebration Program

This program will help to support initiatives that celebrate and commemorate Canada and Ontario’s 150th anniversary.

Ontario150 Partnership Program

This program supports collaborative projects that foster new partnerships and innovative ways to engage and empower youth.

Ontario150 Community Capital Program

This program helps municipalities, not-for-profit community organizations and Indigenous communities improve existing infrastructure through repairs, renovations or retrofitting.



G2G Funding Campaign AnnouncementPreview YouTube video G2G Rail Trail Crowdfunding Teaser
Thanks to your efforts, over $20,000 has been raised in 2016 from individual donations, and to celebrate we’re having a party            🎉🎉🎉We want you to share in G2G’s accomplishments so far and the exciting plans for the coming months! Hike or bike in – we’d love to hear your stories and see your photos! Come meet champions of the trail and get to know your trail neighbours. G2G and the Milverton Lions are hosting a summer BBQ and AGM on July 19th from 5PM – 8:30 PM. The Lions will be barbecuing from 5 PM – 7 PM and the AGM starts at 7 PM. Bring your questions, suggestions and ideas along with your appetite! Find the event right on the trail in the big white tent on CPR Drive at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home (who have graciously lent G2G the space for the evening – thanks guys!). If you’re interested in hosting a group hike in feel free to post on our Facebook page for everyone from your community to see.


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