FCM calls for federal active transportation leadership

FCM calls for federal active transportation leadership

A resolution adopted by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (95% in favour) urges the federal government to take action in support of active transportation. The resolution, put forth by the Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities, calls for a National Active...
Join our “Dirty Drop-off” webinar

Join our “Dirty Drop-off” webinar

Green Communities Canada tackles the issue of vehicle emissions around schools and the effect on students in a free webinar, Dirty Drop-off: Children’s exposure to air pollutants at school, 26 April. 1-2 pm ET. The featured presenter is Dr. Matthew Adams, whose...
Funding available: Let’s create a culture of active school travel

Funding available: Let’s create a culture of active school travel

Up to $100,000 is available for local partnership-based projects that will increase walking and wheeling on the school journey, and make a lasting contribution to active school travel in Ontario communities. The fund, announced 17 January, is part of Ontario Active...
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...
New Active & Safe Route to School website

New Active & Safe Route to School website

Our redesigned Active & Safe Routes to School website, saferoutestoschool.ca, is easier to navigate and contains the latest news, research, and resources on active school travel. Check it out here.