Coordinator hired for Ontario AST project

Coordinator hired for Ontario AST project

Celenna Ciuro joins Green Communities Canada as Project Coordinator for the new Ontario Active School Travel project. With funding from the Ontario Ministry of Education, the three-year project will deliver a provincial framework to expand walking, cycling, and other...
Upper Grand rocks IWALK

Upper Grand rocks IWALK

The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) pulled out all the stops this year to promote International Walk to School Day (IWALK). The result: 46 schools participated — 60 percent of all UGDSB schools. Of the participating schools, 15 achieved student...
Ontario Active School Travel

Ontario Active School Travel

Green Communities Canada is receiving $3.5 M over the next three years (2017-20) for a project to boost active school travel across the province of Ontario. Ontario Active School Travel, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Education, includes two main elements:...
Ontario invests in active school travel

Ontario invests in active school travel

ONTARIO IS committing more than $3 million over the next three years to roll out active school travel across Ontario. “We’re thrilled that Education Minister Mitzie Hunter is making a powerful investment in student health and well-being by supporting active school...
October is IWALK Month

October is IWALK Month

International Walk to School Day (IWALK) is Wednesday 4 October 2017. Thousands of schools will be participating in IWALK throughout October. If your school is celebrating walking to school this month, register your event to receive a Certificate of Participation....
Ottawa ASRTS is hiring

Ottawa ASRTS is hiring

The Ottawa Active & Safe Routes to School program is recruiting a Facilitator to champion active school travel and implement School Travel Planning at 12 elementary schools across Ottawa. Read the full Job posting for more information about this great employment...