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EDC in the News

What happens when Toronto takes the ‘play’ out of playground

The Globe and Mail (May 19, 2017)

EDC President Deb Doncaster weighs in on the need for an overhaul of Toronto’s playgrounds to incorporate more risk and creativity.

Ball hockey to take over streets as pilot project launches in the Annex and Seaton Village

CBC News (June 01, 2017)

A report on the launch of EDC’s StreetPLAY Pilot Project in Toronto, with input from local residents and councillors.

Pilot project aims to make Toronto streets more child-friendly

Metro (April 20, 2017)

Deb Doncaster speaks with Metro about EDC’s new StreetPLAY pilot project and how it will bring neighbourhoods together.

7 reasons why Canada needs more adventure playgrounds

ParticipACTION (April 13, 2017)

Not sure what an adventure playground is, or why Canada needs them? Here are just a handful of reasons showcasing their importance.

Earth Day Canada brings self-direction back to playtime

Collections (April 7, 2017)

EDC’s Director of Communications explains why a traditional environmental organization is now getting elbow-deep in adventure play.

Bringing Back Outdoor Play To Our Indoor Kids!

EcoParent (April 5, 2017)

An overview of our EarthPLAY program and how it aims to bring permanent adventure playgrounds into our local green spaces.