Funding for Active School Travel initiatives in Ontario

Funding for Active School Travel initiatives in Ontario

Up to $100K in funding will be provided to partnership-based projects that expand active school travel and build a foundation for lasting impact. Green Communities Canada is soliciting applications to the Fund from communities across Ontario. The lead applicant must...
We’re hiring: Communications Coordinator

We’re hiring: Communications Coordinator

  Green Communities Canada seeks a Communications Coordinator to help meet our goals for Ontario Active School Travel, a new province-wide program funded by the Government of Ontario. See: http://www.saferoutestoschool.ca/funding-for-ontario-active-school-travel/. The...
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...