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Saturday, May 5, 2012

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Paddling Instructor News
Site developer, David Johnston has been a sea kayak instructor with Paddle Canada for 15 years and lives in Toronto, Ontario. He also serves as the chair of ...

Cycle Toronto says city data shows Jarvis safer for everyone with a bike lane
Open File (blog)
While the Toronto Cyclist's Union Cycle Toronto's effort to force the city to conduct a time-consuming environmental assessment before removing the Jarvis bike lanes continues, it's published city collision data showing changes from the period before ...
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Bixi: a stroke of genius, but in need of some fixes
Montreal Gazette
It's time for Montreal, which took Paris's Vélib' bicycle-sharing setup and turned it into its own innovative and wildly successful Bixi program, to do something sensible with its struggling and indebted stroke of genius.
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Q & A with Toronto Bicycle Maven Yvonne ... - Women on Bikes SoCal
On a recent trip to Toronto, I had the pleasure of spending time with bicycling advocate Yvonne Bambrick. Yvonne is a bicycling celebrity around town, largely ...

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OpenRoad: When it comes to bikeways, how do we compare to the 905?
Open File (blog)
Whether you drive, cycle, walk or take public transit, getting around Toronto can often be a pain, but instead of lobbying for better facilities for all, the city is stuck bickering about the “best” way to get around. Due to increased gridlock, ...
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Post-Spawn Shallow Walleye - Use the Canoe!
Walleye Central
Up in northwestern Ontario, the lakes and rivers are riddled with walleye spawning sites that rarely see any anglers due to their location. Spring water levels in some of these spots can change as much as 3 feet in a day making it nearly impossible to ...
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Ramps revamped at abandoned bike park
James, who founded faith-based initiative Revolution(s), a program of Youth Unlimited (Toronto YFC), said his organization is partnering with several others to revitalize the park, including the City ofToronto, Silent Sports, International Mountain ...
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This weekend's Jane's Walks unveil the hidden city
Toronto Star
Established in 2007 in Toronto, and held annually on the first weekend in May, the free Jane's Walk excursions have grown from 27 to more than 400 across Canada and 550 worldwide this year. Jane's Walk Toronto 2012 will offer 21 walks this Saturday and ...
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Jane's Walks take to Mimico, New Toronto and Long Branch
Jane's Walks take place this weekend in New Toronto, Mimico-By-The-Lake and for the first time, in Long Branch. Jane's Walk celebrates the ideas and legacy of urbanist Jane Jacobs by encouraging residents to explore and engage in conversations about ...
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Training as a team year-round
On Saturday morning, April 28 at Kinsmen Park, the Georgian Nordic Ski Club held an open session to introduce youth to year-round training for cross country skiing. Youth aged 14 and up, looking for something different with lots of fun checked out the ...
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The week ahead
Ottawa Citizen
To find out about the festival events, visit Not up to going out to ... In support of the Easter Seals of Ontario (children and youth with ...

Daytripping: Catch them before they're gone
Ottawa Citizen
My favourite springtime hike is Trail No. 36 from O'Brien Beach on Meech Lake Road west of Old Chelsea to the ruins at Meech Creek. Formerly, this hike was aptly dubbed Discovery Trail — today it's part of the Trans-Canada Trail network, sadly losing ...
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