The purpose of the Block Buddy and Block Party programs are to build connections and relationships between neighbours living on the same street.
A community's most valuable resources are its people, and the Town supports the Block Buddy and Block Party programs through planning, operations and permitting support.
Ten Great Reasons to Host a Block Party or Become a Block Buddy
- Reduce loneliness and social isolation
- Make neighbourhoods safer
- Increase physical & mental health
- Meet others with common interests
- Share resources, talents & skills
- Receive/offer help to one another
- Lessen neighbour conflicts
- Find sitters for children, pets, or plants
- Promote community wellness
- Make inclusion a community strength