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Our new name is launched

Ontario Active School Travel has replaced Active & Safe Routes to School as the name for Green Communities Canada’s active school travel program in Ontario. The Ontario Active School Travel name, wordmark, website, Twitter and Facebook page will henceforth be used for...

“Dirty Drop-off” Webinar

Green Communities Canada tackled the issue of vehicle emissions around schools and the effect on students in the webinar: Dirty Drop-off: Children’s exposure to air pollutants at school. Featured presenter Dr. Matthew Adams' research has found elevated levels of air...

Join our active school travel team

Green Communities Canada (GCC) invites qualified applicants for a full-time one-year contract position. The School Traffic Management Facilitator will implement the Toronto District School Board (TDSB)’s School Traffic Management Program delivered by GCC. The...

Spring into Spring

Organize a Spring into Spring event during April to celebrate the world, wildlife and walking and wheeling to school!

Winter Walk Day

Don’t hibernate – walk to school and celebrate!
Winter Walk Day is Wednesday Feb 7th, 2018

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...

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