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Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada

The Walk Now events are the single most important annual fundraising initiative for Autism Speaks Canada to support Scientific Research, Services, Advocacy and Awareness.  Yet, the Walks are more than a fundraiser, they provide an incredible opportunity for the ASD community to come together and make connections and feel the support of donors, sponsors, local media, community partners, and corporate sponsors.  

Since 2005, Walk Now has grown to 8 signature Walks across Canada, involving over 11,000 walkers, volunteers, and corporations who came together to raise a significant amount of money to support our organization's mission.  In fact, Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada had raised over $9.8 million since 2007.  It now takes place in over 100 cities across North America.

Participate, Volunteer, Donate.  

We need more walkers and volunteers to make our 2015 Walk Now events an even bigger success!  For more information about a Walk in your community please contact walknow@autismspeakscan.ca

 

2015 Walk Now Event Information

*Community Walk events

Click on your Walk city below to navigate to your regional Walk homepage.

 Walk City   Date    Location  

ALBERTA

 

 

     
*Calgary   Sunday, July 26, 2015 Millennium Park
Edmonton   Sunday, September 13, 2015 Rundle Park
   

 

  

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA      
*Kimberley   Completed (Still open for donations)    Rails to Trails Rotary Park
*Kitimat   Completed (Still open for donations)    Kitimat Child Development Centre
*Courtenay   Completed (Still open for donations)    Airpark
*Kelowna Sunday, September 20, 2015  Waterfront Park, Rhapsody Plaza 
Vancouver, (Burnaby)​ Sunday, September 27, 2015  Swangard Stadium, Central Park
*Penticton  Coming April 2nd, 2016   
*Prince Rupert 

 

 Coming April 2nd, 2016    

 

    

 

NOVA SCOTIA      
*Port Hawkesbury 

 

 Sunday, September 13, 2015    

 

Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre    

 

ONTARIO      
Ottawa Completed (Still open for donations)   Carleton University Fieldhouse
Waterloo-Wellington  Completed (Still open for donations)   Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex
Toronto   Completed (Still open for donations)    Earl Bales Park
London Completed (Still open for donations)    University of Western- Community Centre   
*Guelph Sunday, September 20, 2015     Riverside Park - Band Shell
*Brantford Saturday, September 26, 2015     Ryerson Heights School   
*Niagara Region Sunday, September 27, 2015   Brock University Issac's Bar & Grill
*Parry Sound Sunday, September 27, 2015   Market Square

 

QUEBEC

     
Montreal

 

Completed (Still open for donations)​

 

  McGill University Tomlinson Fieldhouse

 

SASKATCHEWAN      
Saskatoon

 

Completed (Still open for donations) ​

 

  Diefenbaker Park

 

OTHER      
Virtual (Online)  Anytime   Anywhere
     

 


Would you like to see a Walk in your community?

You can now create a Community Walk!

Now for the first time Autism Speaks Canada is pleased to announce a new “Walk-in-a-box” program designed for families and friends to host their very-own Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada in their community. Through the incredible power of volunteers Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada will continue spreading autism awareness from coast-to-coast.

Community Walks are made up of and supported by individuals from local businesses, schools and families on a volunteer basis. Anyone with a passion to support Autism Speaks mission to support Canadians living with autism.

If you are interested in organizing a Community Walk in your city please go to our Community Walk page here.

Click here to download a Community Walk Application Form!