October is IWALK Month

International Walk to School Day (IWALK) is Wednesday 4 October 2017. Thousands of schools will be participating in IWALK throughout October. If your school is celebrating walking to school this month, register your event to receive a Certificate of Participation. Our resources can help you plan and promote IWALK Day and Month.

Share your stories of walking (and wheeling) to school: Email us at [email protected] or tweet with the hashtag #walktoschool. We look forward to sharing your stories and photos in the next edition of CANADA WALKS News.

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