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Join the call for federal leadership on active transportation

Champions of active transportation have issued a fresh call for federal leadership in making Canada a great place for active transportation. (See letter, signed by 23 prominent organizations.) Supporters should write to Minister of Transportation Marc Garneau. Please copy your MP and … Continue reading

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Get on the mailing list – RAIN Garden Master Class

Our RAIN Garden Master Class sold out. But you can get on a waiting list for the next session by emailing GCC Water Programs Manager Alix Taylor at [email protected]  The Master Class offers certification in this emerging eco-landscaping field, and provides … Continue reading

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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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