Ottawa, Ontario – Federal Transport Minister John Baird has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in eleven projects across the country that support green transportation.
The proejcts, which will receive up to $421,000 under the Moving on Sustainable Transportation (MOST) program, support initiatives run by community groups and non-governmental organizations.
“The MOST program provides help to reduce the impact of transportation on the environment,” Baird said. “We are committed to delivering real results for Canadians, creating jobs, and boosting our economy.”
Eligible organizations under the MOST program include environmental groups, community associations, academic institutions, aboriginal organizations, and business and professional associations. The programs are intended to provide Canadians with practical information and tools to incorporate green transportation into their daily lives, along with development of innovative ways to decrease the effect of transportation on the environment.