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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Ontario Trails News - April 28, 2011 - Round Up

What's Happening This Week
EMC Ottawa East
All these events are free with annual membership ($67), which also includes Ontario Cycling Association insurance. May 6. Jacob Moon in concert, 8 pm Gladstone Theatre, 910 Gladstone Avenue. Tickets available at the theatre, Salem Bookstore or on line ...
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Ontario Place free this summer
Good news for families on a budget: admission to Ontario Place is free this summer. To mark its 40th anniversary, the lakefront park will offer entrance to its grounds at no charge, which includes fireworks on Canada Day and hundreds of events. ...
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Man critically injured in ATV crash - Chatham This Week - Ontario, CA
Last night at approximately 7:37 pm, Chatham-Kent Police Service officers were called to a motor vehicle collision in the area of Baldoon Road...
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District keeps trails money in budget
Although there are currently no plans on the table for further trail additions, the Active Transportation Fund has helped facilitate biking and walking ...

Lower Trent Conservation Authority Issues Flood Safety Bulletin
The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority advises that another low pressure system will move through Southern Ontario over the next 24 hours bringing heavy rainfall. The rain will begin late this afternoon with total accumulations of 25-30mm possible ...
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Group's work never done
From planting trees to counting butterflies, the volunteer program engages people of all ages in the conservation of Ontario's natural habitats while providing meaningful hands-on educational experiences, Ontario stewardship co-ordinator Kristyn ...
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Water prominent in artist's work
Sarnia Observer
The graduate of the Ontario College of Art has been exhibiting her work for more than ... a recent visit when she explored its bays and shorelines by kayak. ...

bridge to Fort York latest casualty of war
Toronto Sun
Councillor David Shiner fired the fatal shot, introducing a motion to refer the multi-million dollar project to city staff for “an alternative lower cost pedestrian and cycle bridge to Fort York.” “I know that this bridge is almost like a piece of ...
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Scugog walk to provide better opportunities for kids
At 10 am that day, the Port Perry YMCA and more than 85 YMCA child care centres across the Greater Toronto Area will be walking to raise money and awareness for the children, teens and families who are not financially able to get involved with the YMCA ...
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A mile in their shoes
Orangeville Banner
Joining a group of about 30 people walking along Highway 10 from Orangeville to Shelburne in opposition of The Highland Companies' plans to set up a 2316-acre quarry in Melancthon, I quickly learned how easy it is to simply drive by and honk, ...See all stories on this topic »

Parry Sound paddlers aim for national team
The Parry Sound Canoe Club heads out on the Seguin River in a banana boat for their ... of youth from across the country and based out of southern Ontario, ...

Clearview council news
The Barrie Advance
"[Staff] met with Georgian College Tourism faculty in June to discuss potential collaborative projects. With the trail network in its infancy, it was agreed ...

Daniel Lanois to host star-filled event near small Ontario town
Globe and Mail
Christie Lake Conservation Area is a 336-hectare tract that includes 10 kilometres of trails through woodlands and meadows, and a 360-metre sandy beach. Harvest Picnic is “kind of an extension of my work with Farm Aid,” he says, referring to a ...
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Get Ready to Ride a Bike and Extend a Life at the 24th Annual Becel ...
PR Newswire (press release)
To raise $3.9 million for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. The Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart is one of Canada's largest cycling fundraisers, and the money raised by participants will go to support leading-edge scientific research that ...
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