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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Ontario Trails - Yours to Explore!

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Camping, Ontario-style
Montreal Gazette
It was a drunk-driving stop check, in the heart of an Ontario provincial park! I answered both questions with a single No, and the park warden, satisfied I was telling the truth, allowed me and my wife to carry on. My camping career began as a young ...
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Physicians turn to exercise prescriptions to prevent and treat chronic condition
Then he started cycling to and from work two hours a day, following a scenic trail along the shore of Lake Ontario. “I've been able to reduce all of my risk factors through a combination of relatively easy recreation and I think more importantly, ...
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Cycle and Celebrate the West Toronto Railpath
Cycle and Celebrate the West Toronto Railpath Presented by: CultureLink, Toronto Cyclists Union, Davenport West Bike Project. Date: June 16, 2012 ...

Ontario Trails: Hike, Bike, Ride or Paddle Ontario Trails
“(The plan) will propose to dramatically expand the off-street trail network in the City of Toronto,” Minnan-Wong told the Ontario Bike Summit. Projects proposed ...

Windsor-Essex Region peddles bike tourism
Windsor Star
By Sharon Hill, The Windsor Star April 27, 2012 6:47 AM Cyclists are silhouetted as they ride along the bicycle path at Ambassador Park in Windsor, Ontario on August 18, 2010. WINDSOR, Ont. -- Windsor and Essex County are trying to cash in on two ...
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The Urban Country Bicycle Blog: Motorist Convenience Trumps Safety
Savings in direct health care costs arising from current levels of Toronto residents staying active by walking or cycling and averting chronic illness are estimated ...

Detroit Critical Mass Helps Area Cyclists Find Common Ground On City Streets
Huffington Post
At one, he said, police arrested cyclists for wearing Lone Ranger masks. The riders were protesting the Organization of American States, which was in nearby Windsor, Ontario, promoting the expansion of NAFTA free trade policies.

Ontario Trails: Hike, Bike, Ride or Paddle Ontario Trails
“(The plan) will propose to dramatically expand the off-street trail network in the City of Toronto,” Minnan-Wong told the Ontario Bike Summit. Projects proposed ...

Friendly Ottawa Valley B&B offers horseback riding
Montreal Gazette
The McAlpine Equestrian Centre & Farm vacations in the Lower Ottawa Valley runs country vacations with horseback riding, offering a chance for city slickers to see a different side of life. McAlpine just might be the friendliest place I've ever been.
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Take the biodiversity challenge
... the biodiversity challenge' with the Ontario Envirothon! The unique team competition is part of a broader environmental education program encouraging students to get outdoors and experience nature first hand in a fun and informative environment.
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A roadmap to better streets
NOW Magazine
The report, authored by Toronto Public Health, outlines an extensive strategy to increase the cycling and walking in Toronto, a goal that its authors say can only be achieved by curbing the car-first thinking that informs the design of so much of our ...
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New walking, cycling trails approved
Construction and design is estimated to cost $758000 and will be facilitated by the Toronto and Regional Conservation Authority, although the town will contribute nearly $600000 of that amount to fund the project. In a map provided by the town, ...
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'It's a celebration of life'
Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen Over the past six years, the annual RBC Hike for Hospice has become something of a memorial event for the friends and family ...

Author Zig Misiak discusses 'misjudged' First Nations
The War of 1812 was nothing different as it slammed the door shut on any hope of ... called the Pictorial Trails of 1812, will be ready for June of this year.

Grimsby student's War of 1812 video wins national contest
Hamilton Spectator
Thirteen-year-old Lexy Pakenham-Troth literally retraced the steps of Laura Secord to create aheritage video that has won her top prize in a Canada-wide competition to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812. The Grimsby Smith Public School ...
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