Deadline extended - APPLY NOW!

Deadline for applications extended until May 30th

Canada Walks is accepting applications from now until May 30th for the WALK Friendly Ontario designation.
  • See the Get Started pages of the WFO website for tips and to review the frequently asked questions. 
  • Download the Application Guide from the Home page to learn more about the application process and questions being asked.
  • Click here to go to the Apply page where you can access the application.
Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

We look forward to receiving your applications and finding out about all of the great things that Ontario communities are doing to make walking safe, easy, and enjoyable! 
Ottawa Walking Day Celebration 2014   

Join Canada Walks at Ottawa's Walking Day Celebration - Tues. May, 13, 2014, 9:30-10:45 at Jean Pigott Place, Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave. West. Wallace Beaton, Canada Walks' Active & Safe Routes to School Coordinator for Ottawa & Eastern Ontario, will be there with an info booth - stop by and say hello!

The event includes:
  • a 2, 3, 5, 8, and 10 km walk along the canal led by the International Walking Festival;
  • a StoryWalk for families led by the Parent Resource Centre.
Register at

For more information, call: 613-580-6744 ext. 23514
Green Communities Foundation is the charitable affiliate of Green Communities Canada. Please consider a donation in support of Canada Walks - WALK Friendly Ontario. Charitable registration number: 81526 4890 RR0001. Thank you!
WALK Friendly Ontario is a recognition program to encourage Municipalities to create and improve spaces and places to walk. Visit for more information.

Canada Walks is grateful to the Ontario Government for their financial support of the development and pilot phases of the WALK Friendly Ontario designation. 

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