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More of Toronto’s kids should be walking to school: Editorial

April 11, 2016

Toronto Star | Apr. 10, 2016

A new study has found that twice as many Toron­to stu­dents are being dri­ven to school than in the past. That’s not good for their health or con­cen­tra­tion. “Beyond the phys­i­cal activ­i­ty, there’s a host of ben­e­fits such as dis­cov­er­ing the world, being aware of traf­fic and inter­act­ing with the envi­ron­ment,” says Guy Faulkn­er, a pro­fes­sor of health and exer­cise psy­chol­o­gy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to. He’s right. Read more.