HEAL’s Dr. Andrew Clark speaks at ASRTS Awards Night!
HEAL Project Coordinator and Senior Research Associate spoke about the importance of walking and wheeling to school at the Active & Safe Routes to School Poster Contest Awards Night on May 10th, 2019 at the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) office. The contest was run by the London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) and the TVDSB in concert with the City of London’s Community Safety and Crime Prevention Advisory Committee. The contest was to celebrate Crime Prevention & Safety Month.
At the May 10th ceremony, 28 winners across the region were each awarded a certificate of appreciation and prizes. Dr. Clark, who is also co-chair of the St. Thomas, Elgin, London, Middlesex, Oxford Active & Safe Routes to School Committee (activesaferoutes.ca), was joined by London Mayor Ed Holder, Riley Culhane (TVDSB Associate Director), Linda Staudt (LDCSB Director), Trustee Joyce Bennett (TVDSB), Trustee Linda Steel (LDCSB), and representatives from the City of London, London Police Services, City of London Fire Department, London-Middlesex EMS, and the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario.