A big win for AST in Blind River

A big win for AST in Blind River

Located on the scenic North Channel of Georgian Bay, Blind River (pop. 3,500) is the smallest community to benefit from the OAST Fund. But that hasn’t prevented it from striving to make big things happens to improve the active journey to school for its students.     ...
New approaches to AST in Markham

New approaches to AST in Markham

A grant from the OAST Fund has been the catalyst for piloting a unique approach to boosting AST in the City of Markham.  The York Region DSB, York Catholic DSB, City of Markham and other partners have been developing and testing a new six-tiered program model that is...
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 “roll” models

Students “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...