Winter Walk Day 2020

Winter Walk Day 2020

This year, the Winter Walk Day celebration period has been extended to March 13th so it’s not too late to join the more than 300 schools that have already registered. Sign up here and your school could win a $200 gift certificate from Scholar’s Choice.   WWD 2020...
And the Oscar goes to…

And the Oscar goes to…

Telling stories through video is proving a popular way to tell the active school travel story in (AST) in Thunder Bay.    Walk Or Wheel Thunder Bay (WOW TBay) has created a series of professionally produced videos that celebrate unique AST initiatives – and the...
Students become “roll” models

Students become “roll” models

As School Travel Planning (STP) rolls out to more schools across North Bay, family surveys have revealed a strong desire among parents to improve the cycling skills of their children. For two of the city’s Franco-Ontarian schools, those findings led to a unique new...
School Streets

School Streets

School Streets is a successful program from the U.K. that has been proven to improve safety, reduce air pollution, and encourage more active transportation. A School Street is a car-free zone in front of a school at peak drop-off and pick-up times. It creates a safe...
Education minister confirms support for OAST

Education minister confirms support for OAST

“Today we’re celebrating a $1.5 million investment with Green Communities Canada. We want to thank them for the work they do in inspiring people to be healthy… I want to challenge each and every one of you to walk to school every day.”                           ...