The Play Exchange

Competition entries

Title Contributor Location
FUN SLED Thomas Guiboche
KidSport Alberta – The Play Exchange Tool-Kit Erin Bilawchuk Edmonton, Canada
Bishops College "Core" Fitness Program John Walsh St. John's, Canada
Discover the Outdoors Sherri Henderson Edmonton area, Canada
New Brunswick Physical Literacy Summit Karel Prickett Canada
Wild Child Gretchen Fitzgerald Halifax, Canada
Rideau High School Greenhouse Rejuvenation Melissa Ledgerwood Ottawa, Canada
Society For Kids At Tennis "KATS" Sy Silverberg M.D. Victoria, Canada
National Aboriginal Physical Activity Awareness Wk Rosalin Miles Cities that have National Aboriginal Physical Activity Awareness Wk camapign ideas, Canada
Potential Apparel David Dotan Canada
GYMKIDS by All Star Sports Centre PAULA LOCKWOOD Brampton, Canada
Drop In, Learn & Play Florball Floorball Nova ... Lower Sackville, Canada
Flexkor! Josh Cameron Windsor, Canada
The Circus Aerials Society Cori Woolfe West Vancouver, Canada
Sperenza- Vision Inspired Sport Michael Redmond Montague, Canada
Silent Sideline - Canada Jennifer Jaquith Canada
FitKid Coach--SD36 Glenn Young Surrey, Canada
Sparks Fly Feeder School Program - Run For Life Bria MacDonald Halifax, Canada
Play it Forward Steve Morrison Canada
The Grassroots Project Sonia Borges
Living a Life Of Vibrant Energy Tanya Cooper Toronto and GTA, Canada
BodyTalk: A Collaborative Approach to Wellness Doneen Coxe Canada
Papergirl Vancouver Danielle Leroux Vancouver, Canada
Neighbourhood Play In Motion Karen McConvey Canada
Fit and Healthy for Life domenica schiavoni Montreal, Canada
Saskatoon Fencing club Lynn Seguin Saskatoon, Canada
Urban Food Scout Lise Richard Vancouver Island, Canada
Aboriginal Sport for Life Richard Way Canada
MaraFun Canada Chris Brakel Blue Mountains, Canada
Lifestyle Athletics Village Dr. Katharine Tobin Surrey, Canada
You Can Ride 2 Madelaine Sumner Edmonton, Canada
Outdoor Recreation and Sports Park and Arboretum Kevin Shields
Ma santé au sommet Andréanne Charb... Montréal, Canada
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada Pauktuutit Inui... Nunatsiavut, Nunavik, Inuvialuit Region and Nunavut, Canada
The Community Cup Games Laurie Hinsperger Canada
The Great Canadian Fitness Funification Project Douglas Robb Toronto, Canada
Safe Play = More Play Chris Markham
Power To Be Jennifer Garrett Victoria and Vancouver, Canada
Look Both Ways: Navigating Road Safety Chris Markham
Huron Centennial Public School Patti Down Brucefield, Canada
À l'école comme à la maison, je croque et je bouge nadia kichou Québec, Canada
Prescription to Get Active Danica O'Neill Edmonton, Canada
200 km de coeur en français Mathieu Aubin Joliette, Canada
Walk with Us, Canada! iUBER Wellness
St. Augustine School Janelle Wilts Brandon, Canada
Kids Active Canada Doug Smith Calgary,
Neat Kim McKinty Burnstown, Canada
Spabbit - Your App for Playing Sports! Chris Cheng Toronto, Canada
"Advantage" For Life Kathryn Jung Coquitlam, Canada
Lincoln Elementary Community School Christine Cliff




Les Canadiens d’un océan à l’autre se sont prononcés! Nos six finalistes ont été mis en vedette lors d’une émission spéciale présentée par CBC au cours de laquelle les Canadiens étaient invités à voter pour leur solution novatrice favorite.

Trottibus a reçu le plus grand nombre de votes et recevra jusqu’à un million de dollars du gouvernement du Canada pour mettre en œuvre sa solution gagnante!

Feb 02, 15

Canadians from coast to coast to coast have spoken! Our six finalists were featured during a CBC Special, Canadians were asked to vote for their favourite innovation.

Trottibus received the most votes and will receive up to $1 million from the Government of Canada to put their winning idea into action!

Trottibus is a pedestrian bus service that gives elementary school children the chance to walk to school every weekday morning safely under adult supervision and to have fun at the same time.

Feb 02, 15


We're excited to announce that voting for The Play Exchange Challenge is now open! The Play Exchange is a national challenge open to all Canadians and their ideas for promoting active living across Canada.

We received 422 entries from across Canada, and six finalists have been selected by a panel of expert judges. Now it’s up to the Canadian public to choose the winner. The finalist with the most votes will be eligible for an investment of up to $1-million from the Government of Canada to put their winning ideas into action.


Jan 09, 15