Active & Safe Routes to School in Nova Scotia encourages more children, youth and their families to use active transportation – such as walking and cycling – for the environment, physical activity and traffic safety. It is coordinated in Nova Scotia by the Ecology Action Centre in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness as part of the Active Kids Healthy Kids Initiative.
Winter Walk Day 2015 Held – Any Day in February, 2015
Schools and youth groups registered at http://saferoutesns.ca/programs/winter-walk-day and qualified to win prizes. The event was a partnership of the Ecology Action Centre, Heart&Stroke Walkabout and Recreation Nova Scotia’s Take the Roof Off Winter campaign, which promoted healthy outdoor winter activity in NS.
Baddeck Academy & Wagmatcookewey Schools were approached to see if they are interested in participating benefitting in Active and Safe Routes to school for their students: Outcomes: TBA. For further information, please visit: http://www.saferoutesns.ca/
For Further Information, please contact:
Stephanie Johnstone-Laurette, MSc, BA; Youth Active Transportation Coordinator – Cape Breton & Eastern N.S
Ecology Action Centre
902-562-5371 / email@example.com