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October is International Walk to School Month!

International Walk to School Month (IWALK) is an annual celebration of active transportation taking place around the world every October. Hundreds of Ontario schools participate in IWALK each year, with many holding their events on IWALK Day – Wednesday, October 5, 2022.

Schools across Ontario can celebrate IWALK with special events on IWALK Day (the first Wednesday of October) or anytime throughout the month. 

Use the promotional materials, resources, and activities below to help you celebrate IWALK in your community! 

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Register your IWALK activities with Ontario Active School Travel.

Share stories of your IWALK celebrations via social media! @EMCHalton @OntarioAST #IWALK #JourneyOutside #ActiveHalton

Erica EmeryOctober is International Walk to School Month!