OAST News January 2022
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Click here for the January 2022 issue of OAST News.

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Parent Engagement strategies, School Streets, Walking & wheeling skills training in schools, Project spotlights and more…

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‘School Streets’ are Creating Space for Play in Hamilton

The morning drop-off has become less chaotic, and much more fun for students and families at Strathcona Elementary School in Hamilton this June. The City of Hamilton's School Streets pilot project runs on Tuesday mornings from 8:30 – 9:00 am for the morning drop-off...

Collaborating on Active Transportation Skills for Students

Skills training programs teach fundamental pedestrian and cycling safety skills that can help boost independence, safety, and active school travel amongst children. Despite how valuable it is to provide foundational skills within schools, it is estimated that less...

Get Active with the Family this Summer!

School is almost out for the summer! Before your family starts celebrating, you may be worrying what you’ll do to keep your kid(s) active without Daily Physical Activity (DPA), Phys-Ed class, and regular walking or wheeling to school.  Not to worry! With our friends...

Student leader talks about his high school’s booming cycling culture

Cover Photo: Petersen in front of Bill Hogarth Secondary School (Photo by: Sheffield Wong)  “Build it and they will come” — that’s what Brayden Petersen, a student at Markham’s Bill Hogarth Secondary School, believes. You can’t refute this young cycling advocate’s...

Students in Mississauga give ‘School Streets’ an A+ for Fun!

Singing, bubble blowing, chalk drawing, and many more activities were enjoyed along a temporary car-free Havenwood Drive as part of the City of Mississauga’s School Streets pilot project.  The Mississauga School Streets initiative includes two School Streets...