From the Toronto Star: Bringing the Thorncliffe Park Community Closer to the Ravine

For many people, the beauty and wonder found deep in Toronto’s ravines offer a welcome opportunity to relax, refresh and refocus.

But as the Toronto Star’s Patty Winsa reports, some of the city’s more diverse communities can experience fear and unease about exploring natural spaces. Overcoming these misconceptions takes understanding, time and effort.

In this article, Winsa looks at how programs in the Thorncliffe Park community are helping to dispel such anxieties and encouraging local residents to enjoy the tranquility of the nearby ravine.

Thorncliffe Park youngsters take part in a planting event at E.T. Seton Park
Youngsters take part in a planting event at E.T. Seton Park, part of the Don Valley ravine.