WEBINAR: Bike to School - Overcoming the barriers

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How are different Canadian communities overcoming their barriers to cycling for the school journey?

Please join us on Tuesday May 9th for a webinar to learn about programs across the country that are better enabling children to bike to school.

Bike to School: Overcoming the barriers

This webinar will include presentations from several cycling skills educators, with opportunity for questions and discussion.

Webinar schedule:


  • Kate Berry - Senior Program Manager, Green Communities Canada, Toronto

  • Armi De Francia - STP Facilitator, Green Communities Canada, Toronto

Presentations on Bike Education in Schools:

  • Kristin Swartz - Assistant Manager, Sustainable Communities, CultureLink Settlement Services, Toronto

  • Alyshia Burak - Bike Education Program Manager, HUB Cycling, Vancouver

  • Annick St-Denis, Directrice générale, Vélo Quebec Association, Montreal

Ideas for Bike to School Week:

  • Carol Sartor - North Vancouver STP Facilitator, HASTe, BC


  • Including Jamie Hilland - Green Action Centre, Winnipeg

Join the discussion as Canada readies for Bike to School Week and spring walk and roll programming!

Production of this webinar is made possible through our partnerships with the Canadian Automobile Association (South Central Ontario) and the Ontario Sports and Recreation Communities Fund.

Canada Walks operates the Green Communities Canada Active and Safe Routes to School Program, found here:


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