Article – The Globe & Mail : Blaming city hall for parks problems is barking up the wrong tree

The Globe and Mail weighs in on Park People’s recent reportPathway to Parks – November 2011 – A New Way Forward for Toronto’s Parks”

Toronto’s 20,000-acre system of public parks is one of its greatest glories – and one of its greatest failings. As lovely as it can be to wander among the oaks of High Park or stroll the lawns of Centre Island, many Toronto parks have a shabby, rundown look after years of deferred maintenance. It is far too common for visitors to find dirty washrooms, overflowing trash bins, broken, unpainted park benches and scruffy, weedy grass.

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