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.”   
                                                
                                                          ~Hon. Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education

Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced the latest instalment of the Government of Ontario’s investment in province-wide AST programming during IWALK Day celebrations on 2 October at St. Angela Merici CES in Bradford, Ontario. He was joined by Minister of Transportation and local MPP Caroline Mulroney, Mayor Robert Keffer and other school board and municipal representatives.

The announcement coincided with the official launch of the OAST-supported Simcoe-Muskoka Active School Travel Project that also included a media launch at Mountain View PS in Collingwood.

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