Janie Romoff

Janie became General Manager in 2014 and prior to that was the Director of Community Recreation. Janie has held various senior positions with the Province of Ontario, and the cities of London, ON and Burnaby B.C. As GM, Janie oversees the services of the Division which include community recreation, parks, horticulture and forestry programs, park and open space planning, capital development and environmental initiatives.

Day 1

June 22, 2023

11:00 am EDT

Setting The Direction: A conversation with Canada's Senior Park Leaders

This session will be held in English with simultaneous French interpretation.

Senior leaders from parks departments in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver share a conversation about the future of urban parks, the key priorities they're setting across the country and what they see as the opportunities and challenges ahead.

2:00 pm EDT

Community Partnerships in Regent Park


Located in downtown Toronto's East end, Regent Park is undergoing a massive revitalization that is a model for many around the world. Learn how Canada's first social housing transformation project created unique partnerships and innovative placemaking projects that can serve as an important case study for other communities.

Presenting Sponsor

Sponsor logo TD The Ready Commitment

Host City Partner

City of Toronto

Event Sponsor

Parks Canada


The Bentway
Metcalf Foundation
Government of Canada
Municipal World
Mohari Hospitality