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Monday, November 14, 2011

Ontario Trail News - Develop, Use, Manage and Preserve Ontario Trails

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Cyclist's death prompts call for mandatory truck side guards
Toronto Star
David Bradley, president of the Ontario Trucking Association, said putting side guards on all trucks makes little sense because few tractor trailers travel on downtown roads. “The issue requires a more complex solution including education and awareness ...
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The bike union is calling on its members and supporters to take part in a memorial ride sponsored by Advocacy for Respect for Cyclists (ARC) on Monday, November 14th. The ride will begin at the corner of Bloor Street and Spadina at 7:30 a.m., and at Dundas Street West and Sterling at 8:00 a.m. It’s an opportunity to show support for Jenna Morrison’s family and community, and to raise awareness about the need for safer streets.

Mother of dead autistic Edmonton boy hopes fatality inquiry saves ...
Edmonton Journal
Jackie McKean, who lives in Ontario with her younger 10-year-old son, ... Respite care is key, but McKean said funding for summer camps, horseback riding, ...

Bike Trails Increase Property Value | Toronto Coalition for Active ...
A recent study by two University of Cincinnati professors, Rainer vom Hofe and Olivier Parent, has shown the importance of bike trails to increasing property ...

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 WEDNESDAY HIKES Nov. 16, 30, Dec. 14, 2011 and Jan. 11th, 2012
Slow paced, short hikes on local trails. Depart at 9:30 a.m. Join us for lunch at a local eatery.

Sunday November 20: Rouge Valley.... join Stephen Kamnitzer, your webmaster. Cedar Trail and Hawk Hill Meet 1:30 p.m at the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre (just east of the Zoo, accessible by TTC bus). This is a special addition to the RVCC's normal series of Sunday afternoon hikes.

The Coast is Clear….Clearly in need of a trail that is! Open House - December 3, 2011
Have you heard the exciting news?  After extensive multi-stakeholder planning, Carolinian Canada Coalition has developed a concept for the Lake Erie Coastal Stewardship Trail. When complete, this 600 km multi-mode trail network will connect the land, the water, the people and their stories from Amherstburg, Ontario with Fort Erie, Ontario.

by Mike
On wilderness: I like being out here. I like looking around. Listening. Seeing how the wilderness fits together. It’s like a puzzle. When we go in and change things, it upsets the balance. And what a great puzzle our world is. It’s beautiful, powerful, and mysterious. – Becky Mason Her new paddling DVD Advanced Classic Solo Canoeing is being hosted in Ottawa by the Glebe Outdoor Education Department on Tuesday November 29th from 7:00pm to 9:30pm at Glebe Collegiate.
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