Jennifer Keesmaat: Walk to School [Weekend Watch]

Jennifer Keesmaat is the Chief Planner of the City of Toronto in Canada, and a former urban design consultant. Her passion for building sustainable communities is evident in this TEDxRegina talk where she reminds us of a simple yet meaningful pastime—the walk to school. This talk was filmed May 16, 2012 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. At the time, Jennifer was Principal at Design Dialog, an integrated planning firm based in Toronto, Ontario.

 Your Turn

Did you walk to school as a child?  (I did—about 2 km)

Yuri Artibise

Yuri Artibise is an experienced policy analyst, community engagement practitioner and social media specialist. I have a Master of Public Administration degree with over 10 years of public policy research, analysis, and advocacy experience.

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