Engaging Newcomers to Alberta with Our Park Systems
Cultural Diversity Panel (Municipal, Provincial and Federal): Panel of Speakers from Parks Canada, Alberta Parks and Municipal Parks
As Alberta’s workforce attracts international workers to fill shortages, parks are looking for new ways
to engage this new population. This session first explores the barriers and challenges faced by
newcomers to Canada and the opportunities available to help facilitate the transition into Alberta
parks. The panel of speakers features programs offered by Parks Canada (Learn to Camp), Alberta
Parks (Nature as a Second Language) and municipal.
Presentation from the 2015 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Parks Forum