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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Ontario Trails News - May 31, 2011 - Round Up - International Trails Day

Easing Toronto's traffic horror Toronto Sun
This is event season in Toronto — early May to mid-October — the only time in our cold climate when we get a chance to showcase our city and enjoy the camaraderie of charity running andwalking events, as well as festivals and parades. ... See all stories on this topic »

Why exercising outdoors is better than hitting the gym
Globe and Mail
The health implications extend from depression and diabetes to workplace stress and cognitive decline of older adulthood,” says Alan Logan, a Toronto-trained naturopath now living in Connecticut in the United States. Dr. Logan is co-writing Your Brain, ...
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New pavement in Bloor West helpful to trees
It's called pervious pavement and what it's designed to do, explained Brian Brett of the City ofToronto's Technical Services, is let water infiltrate tree roots while providing a smooth walkingsurface for pedestrians. Pervious pavement is a highly ...
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hiking gear websites
TorontoHiking provides complete hiking and walking resources in Southern Ontario , Canada, including waterfalls listings, hiking gear, hiking news, hikes...

Bike Month kicks off with annual group commute
CP24, Canada
(Adrien Veczan / THE CANADIAN PRESS) Groups of cyclists are taking over Toronto's streets Monday with the kickoff of Bike Month. Cyclists are participating in the annual group commute, which encourages people to leave the car at home and cycle to work. ...
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Ottawa Gets a Bixi Bicycle Rental Going
by Bonnie Alter, London on 05.30.11 Congratulations and bienvenue, Canada's capital city is joining the club and re-introducing a bicycle rental scheme. They are using Bixi, the bicycles used in Montreal, London and Toronto. Ottawa first introduced the ...
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Toronto BMX trails subject of debate
ESPN (blog)
By Brian Tunney In recent weeks, a set of BMX trails in the High Park area of Toronto, Ontario, Canada has become the subject of debate between the city of Toronto, local BMX and mountain bike riders, and Five Nations activists, who claim that the BMX ...

Landon Bay - site of 2011 OTC AGM
Ontario Trails Council AGM
Sunday June 26th 2011, Gananoque Ontario. Need 25 members for quorum - RSVP today!

Saturday June 4th, 2011 - Tell us about your trail event

Application Deadline Extended: 

The Ontario Trails Council is looking for a person to manage it's Trails Skills Development Program. View the job description through the link - please respond no later than 4pm June 3rd, 2011.  Click the link under the first sentence.

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