Walk to School Month

Walk to School Month

International Walk to School Month (IWALK) is an annual mass celebration of active transportation taking place around the world every October. Hundreds of Ontario schools participate in IWALK each year, with many holding their events on IWALK Day, the first Wednesday...
Spring into Spring

Spring into Spring

A spring active travel event can be linked  with other environmental celebrations such Earth Day (22 April), Clean Air Day, World Environment Day, and Canadian Environment Week (June). These activity ideas and resources will help in planning and promoting spring walk...
The important role of school crossing guards

The important role of school crossing guards

  Green Communities Canada has produced a guide on behalf of the Ontario Traffic Council documenting the important role of crossing guards. Also included are summaries of programs and initiatives being implemented across the province to promote active school...
Bike to School Week

Bike to School Week

Many schools in Ontario celebrate Bike to School events during May or June. These are often combined with bike rodeo or other cycling education activities. Schools within the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) celebrate Bike to School Week the last week of...