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HRM’s Commuter Challenge Kick-Off

Friday, April 19, 2013 (Halifax, NS) - The Commuter Challenge is a week-long event during National Environment Week (June 2-8) and is being launched by Clean Nova Scotia, Stepping Up and HRM’s SmartTrip on Earth Day, Monday, April 22. The Challenge is a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces and a celebration of active and sustainable transportation.

The kick-off will welcome HRM Mayor Mike Savage, Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed, Capital District Health Authority as keynote speaker and outgoing Poet Laureate, Tanya Davis, who will be expressing her poetic thoughts on sustainable commuting.

What:                Commuter Challenge kick-off

Where:              Holiday Inn Harbourview, Dartmouth

Date:                 Monday, April 22, 2013, 12-1:30 p.m.

For the Commuter Challenge, workplaces and participants in HRM and Nova Scotia are asked to make a commitment to giving their car a day off. Learn more at


Media contacts:

Michaelyn Thompson
HRM Communications

Derek Gillis, Clean Nova Scotia



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