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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Ontario Trails News - Paddle, Bike, Hike and Ride Ontario's Trails

Where do kids get more exercise – the suburbs or the city?
Girl cycling south on new West Toronto RailPat...Image via Wikipedia

parentcentral.ca
“The walking is fantastic,” says Phillipson-Webb, 40. “But I don't feel we're quite there yet from the road safety standpoint.” About 10 kilometres to the west, Michelle Pensa Branco gra
bs her car keys when she needs to pick up milk or return a movie. ... See all stories on this topic »

What's Next for the Railpath? Torontoist
The city is “always short of green space downtown,” she says, noting that the Railpath also functions as a “great place to jog or walk, or to teach how to ride a bike.” A Nuit Blanche installation seen from the West Toronto Railpath. ... See all stories on this topic »

 
Union Gas grant supports conservation programs for youths in Eastern Ontario
Canada NewsWire (press release)
KINGSTON, ON, Oct. 28, 2011 /CNW/ - Union Gas is helping two eastern Ontario conservation authorities raise awareness among young people about the importance of protecting local watersheds. As part of the company's 100 th anniversary celebrations, ...
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From Cycle Ontario
Tourism+Cyclists=an ideal partnership
Midnorth Monitor
10.1% of Canadian adults have previously gone on a cycling trip. In 2007, 1.5 million visitors participated in cycling activities in Ontario and 305 million dollars was spent by Ontario visitors participating in cycling activities. ...
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Coroner to review Ontario cycling deaths | Biking Toronto
Ontario's Coroner is planning to look into cycling deaths in Ontario: On Monday, Ontario's chief coroner announced that his office will investigate.
bikingtoronto.com/.../coroner-to-review-ontario-cycling-death...


Cycling in the cityToronto Star
I do find it heartening to hear that Ontario's chief coroner will be looking into cycling fatalities across the province. It all sounds too much to me, however, like the old days when the federal government would routinely call royal commissions into ...
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What's a couple to do at Halloween?
Toronto Star
And yes, you can go always go to a club. But there are other options. ... says Richard Fiennes-Clinton, the owner and founder of Muddy York Walking Tours. ...



Chico Racing - Crank the Shield '12 Fall Trailer
Eastern Canada's LEADER in Sporting Events ... Plastiglas Ontario Cup #1 ... has many mountain bikers already calling this the must-do mountain bike event in ...
chicoracing.com/news/361.html



Books: Two Billion Trees and Counting: The Legacy of Edmund Zavitz
Guelph Mercury
The resulting floods led to the creation of conservation authorities — a Zavitz legacy — in 1946. At the peak of reforestation, the planting of 20 million trees each year largely achieved his goal of a 38-per-cent forest cover in eastern Ontario. ...
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Picture of health
Niagarathisweek.com
Niagara-on-the-Lake resident Kathleen Stewart's photo of Balls Falls Conservation Area is featured in the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario's 2012 calendar. The calendars are being sold as part of the Heart & Stroke's lottery promotion, ...
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A View Like No Other. News, Events and Information for Northumberland County ...
NorthumberlandView.ca
It is clear that the community's conservation efforts are working. The community's efforts to continue to show an overall reduction in consumption. Residents are asked to continue to limit water usage consistent with their house address and to ...
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