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Friday, February 3, 2012

On Road Cycling Lane Bill Re-introduced
ALMAGUIN – Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP Norm Miller’s passion for bike lanes on area highways continues for another term of office. Miller again introduced a private member’s bill to have bike lanes on secondary highways. “It is something that I obviously feel strongly about,” he said. The bill was originally introduced and debated a year ago and passed second reading at Queen’s Park; however the provincial election brought its progress to a halt.
Canals trail detour route identified
Niagarathisweek.com
Originally, the Ontario Ministry of Transportation said the construction project wouldn't impact thetrail, he said. Rankin Construction, the contractor on ...
Toronto falling behind pack in averting bicycle collisions, data reveals
Globe and Mail
I haven't heard anything in that sort of area.” When it comes to solutions, all eyes are on an upcoming coroner's report, which will look more thoroughly at the bicycle collision fatalities in all ofOntario from 2006 to 2010. Ontario coroner Dan Cass ...

Snowarama for Easter Seals this weekend
The Sudbury Star
The local snowmobile clubs of Sudbury will hit the trails on Saturday for the annual Sudbury Snowarama for Easter Seals Kids. Taking place on Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs groomed trails, this annual event encourages winter enthusiasts to ...
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Think safety when hitting the trails
CottageCountryNow.ca
“If the trails aren't open, it's trespassing,” he warned. According to Leon, 17 people died in Ontario last year while snowmobiling. “More than half of the fatalities we see occur on what is believed to be a frozen ice surface,” he said.
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Actions planned around Shoal Lake development
Daily Miner and News
Action: Snowmobile trails across the road to Shoal Lake will be closed on Friday. Argument: Snowmobilers should be paying $250 per sled per year to ride the trails through traditional territory, equivalent to the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs ...


CVC gets funding for wetland restoration
Caledon Citizen
Recent provincial plans and regulations, including the Greenbelt Plan, have helped strengthen and protect Ontario's wetlands. Koveshnikova said there are ...
Not Just a Swamp | Ontario's Greenbelt
According to a recent report on natural capital completed by the David Suzuki Foundation, Ontario's Greenbelt has over 94000 hectares of wetlands, including ...
greenbelt.ca/news/environment/not-just-swamp
Land use agreement marks 'exciting time' for First Nation
Wawatay News
The first northern Ontario First Nation to opt out of the Indian Act as it applies to land use decisions says it has taken a huge step towards self-governance. Under a federal government land usemanagement agreement signed Jan.
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Community Events – February 2
Seaway News
BEREAVED FAMILIES OF ONTARIO – CORNWALL & AREA Support and Share Night is open to anyone ... Saturday Events: 9am, Geocache Activity. 10am, Jon The Cowguy.

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