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Reducing carbon emissions

GCC member organizations City Green Solutions, Reep Green Solutions, and reThink Green are working with municipalities to foster deep carbon emissions. Each has received a Transition 2050 grant through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (MCIP). The grants, … Continue reading

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Ringing endorsement for GCC program

“Walking the Rural Way,” a Brockville-based project funded by Ontario Active School Travel, received a letter of endorsement from local Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands & Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. Clark marked the 28 November project launch with hearty congratulations: “I wish everyone … Continue reading

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GCC is hiring

Our Active School Travel team is hiring a full-time School Travel Planning Facilitator for Toronto. The Facilitator will assist schools with traffic congestion and safety concerns to develop solutions to promote active and sustainable travel for students. Apply by 11 January.

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Active school travel funding available

The second call for proposals for the Ontario Active School Travel Fund is now open. The Fund seeks to increase physical activity opportunities for Ontario students by expanding active school travel programs for elementary age children. The goal is to have more … Continue reading

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Provincial training features Dundas depave

Depave Paradise managers from across Ontario gathered in Hamilton in September for a three-day training event that culminated in a depave at a local elementary school. Armed with pry bars and shovels, the managers joined school children and volunteers to remove … Continue reading

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Active School Travel Summit – get your tickets now

The Ontario Active School Travel Summit takes place Monday 1 October at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, Toronto. Co-hosted by Green Communities Canada and the Ontario Active School Travel Council, the Summit brings together a diverse group of stakeholders to share knowledge … Continue reading

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