Entries by Eric Simpson

November 20th is National Child Day!

National Child Day is celebrated on November 20th each year. It marks Canada’s adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to ensure that all children are treated with dignity and respect. This includes the opportunity for to have a voice, to be protected from harm and to have their basic needs met […]

Melissa Sheridan of CRCS Wins 40 Under Forty Award

Melissa Sheridan, the President of CRCS Recreation, the Miracle Recreation and Little Tikes Commercial representative agency in Northern Ontario, was recently named one of the winners of the 2017 40 Under Forty Award by Northern Ontario Business, an integrated media outlet dedicated to providing vital news and relevant business information and events for the most […]

Optimists, Landscape Architect, And PlayPower Produce Award-Winning Design

Doug Fountain of F.D. Fountain Landscape Architecture worked with the PlayPower representative Maryanne Swinimer of Playground Planners to create an award-winning park in Optimist Park, Ottawa. Little Tikes Commercial Nu-Edge structures were designed to complement the park’s community center, and the Landscape Architect pulled the site together with pathways, hardscape and plantings. When the judges […]

Play finds a Way! Help your community fund their playground projects

Help your community fund their playground projects with Canadian Tire Jumpstart Inclusive Playground Project and Community Accessibility Grants. If you know of a community looking for help to fund playground projects, be sure to share the news of the following grants from Jumpstart Charities, made possible by a $50-million/five-year commitment from Canadian Tire Corporation: Jumpstart […]

Join Us In Montréal At The World Design Summit

6 Disciplines 100 Topics 25 Keynotes 500 Speakers The 2017 IFLA, CSLA|AAPC and AAPQ Congress of the World Design Summit starts in Montréal on October 16th and runs until October 25, 2017. The summit is bringing together Landscape Architects, Architects, Urban Planners, Industrial Designers, Interior Designers and Graphic Designers from around the world! The purpose […]