Charting and navigating a path through the social and political adaptations needed on the way to becoming a healthier, more active community is a constant challenge, as current events show. Adopting the active mobility paradigm is not an easy change for some. Read Recorder article here.
Grade 5/6 children in Brockville are exploring the Brock Trail in active ways thanks to a grant from the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Leeds and Grenville Community Project Fund.
This project provides children (grade 5/6) the
opportunity to explore the expanded Brock Trail system through an after school program. Facilitated by the Brockville Police Service, the Brock Trail Adventure Club will run two nights a week, serving a different school each week. Sessions will include an educational component on outdoor and trail safety as well as an opportunity to explore the Brock Trail through a variety of activities such as biking, scavenger hunts, and compass use.
This project is a collaboration amongst the Brockville Police Service, Brock Trail Committee, Brockville Cycling Advisory Committee and Kinsmen Club of Brockville. Read more.
With distracted driving becoming the leading cause of motor vehicle collisions leading to injury and death in Ontario, Ottawa Police Services are stepping up their campaign by taking education into schools. Continue reading “Ottawa Police Step Up Campaign for Attentive Driving”