Healthy Parks Healthy People
Spending time in nature is good for you. We feel this every time we step outside to hike, camp, paddle, or just be in natural spaces. A wide body of research supports the physical and mental benefits of nature. This is why the Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan commits to promoting the link between nature and human health and increasing recreational opportunities for Ontarians.
Thank you to everyone who submitted feedback to the Healthy Parks Healthy People consultation. We are currently in the process of reading through the feedback we received during the consultation period. As a next step, we will review the responses and formulate a Healthy Parks Healthy People strategy to develop more effective programs, policies and partnerships and increase’s people’s access to the health benefits of nature. We will be looking to report back on what we heard from the survey in spring 2020.
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July 21, 2023
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