Rouge National Urban Park Initiative

Follow-up Session – Summary Report

Parks Canada has engaged more than 100 national, provincial and municipal organizations, Aboriginal partners, and youth, along with individuals and organizations with expertise related to conservation, farming, tourism, recreation, youth engagement and education, to develop the proposed Rouge National Urban Park Concept. It has held several key workshops and forums and numerous meetings to develop this concept in an inclusive and collaborative fashion.

Rouge National Urban Park Follow-up Session. May 25, 2012 Rouge National Urban Park Follow-up Session. May 25, 2012
Photo courtesy of Parks Canada.

Parks Canada committed to sharing the product of these consultations, the proposed Rouge National Urban Park Concept, with its partners and stakeholders before seeking public input in summer 2012. On May 25, 2012, Parks Canada hosted 49 Aboriginal and community partners, and a broad range of stakeholders, for follow-up session to share, and provide an opportunity further input on, the proposed Rouge National Urban Park Concept (Appendix B – List of participants). The participants represented diverse viewpoints in the areas of agriculture, conservation, education, outreach, recreation, tourism, including First Nations representation, as well as all levels of government elected and senior officials.

Follow-up Session – Summary Report (PDF version, 1Mb)