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Friday, June 8, 2012

Ontario Trails for Riding, Walking, Running and Paddling!

Transitional Funding Plan Announced for Ontario Horse Racing Industry
The Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) has worked tirelessly to initiative communication with the government and help them understand the needs of the industry. “We are encouraged that the government has put OMAFRA on point to hold these ...
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Creation of provincial panel gets a big nay from horse-racing industry
Hamilton Spectator
Member on panel Thursday's announcement stated that a horse-racing panel consisting of three former Ontario cabinet ministers — Elmer Buchanan, John Snobelen, pictured, and John Wilkinson — has been assigned the task of working with the horse-racing ...
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Horse enthusiasts descending on Burlington complex for equine expo this weekend
Featured will be learning opportunities from top coaches in dressage, jumping and hunter disciplines as well as demonstrations of western riding and an extreme cowboy race. For those who love the heavy horses like Clydesdales, Belgians and Percherons...
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"My Ontario Includes Horse Racing"
Standardbred Canada
The Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF) reiterated its support for the Ontario horseracing industry in a statement on Wednesday and has issued a call to action in an effort to motivate the equestrian sport and recreation communities.
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Bike Month marked with event along Toronto Railpath
In recognition of Bike Month this month, a number of groups are joining forces to host the 'Cycle and Celebrate the West Toronto Railpath' event. Scheduled for Saturday, June 16, the afternoon festival is being hosted by the Davenport West Bike Project ...
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Conservation culture needed
Guelph Mercury
The environmental commissioner of Ontario rolled out a big reminder this week to Ontario'smainstream provincial political parties and to its citizens. Gord Miller's annual energy conservationreport is a forceful sermon about the need to boost ...
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The Trails of Wellington North lead to Butter Tarts... How sweet is that?
Marketwire (press release)
KENILWORTH, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 7, 2012) - Wellington North, located 90 minutes North West of Toronto, is an area that encompasses walking trails, cycling trails and a birding trail, all winding through quaint tranquil vistas you can discover ...
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Ancaster Heritage Days will look a little different
Hamilton Spectator
“We've had to revamp Heritage Days,” VanExan said. “A lot of it will be the same. There will be a huge kids' world and it's back behind the library where it always is.” This year's theme is the War of1812. And while there were no battles fought in ...
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Wolfpak Racers dominate Canada Cup
The Walden Mountain Bike Club “Wolfpak Racing” team continues to make waves in the mountain bike racing scene in Ontario. Eight racers competed at the Trek Store Canada Cup mountain bike race held at Hardwood Hills Ski/Bike Centre in Barrie on June 3.
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Trails Education Courses 2012
Trail Education Courses -  23 Sessions and Counting We have it all - 14 modules - and soon On-Line! Book Today.

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Courses are for information and knowledge exchange purposes only. All courses are offered on a first come first serve basis. Instructors reserve the right to limit class sizes. Courses may be offered more than once in the calendar year. Some minimum student levels are necessary to run certain courses, so offered courses may change without notice.

Ontario Trails Council Annual General Meeting - June 18th, 1200 Noon at Trailhead Ontario. We need 12 for quorum. Please be sure to attend. We are also seeking nominations from 6 candidates to our Board. For information call Patrick at 877-668-7245.

Burloak paddlers riding wave of success to Olympics
Burloak Canoe Club, the country's leading flat-water sprint canoe-kayak racing ... respective kayak and canoe events at the International Canoe Federation ...

Lake to Lake mountain bike race gets a makeover
Welland Tribune
By Bernie Puchalski, St. Catharines Standard In its 14th year of existence, the annual Lake to Lakemountain bike race is changing gears. The race, held every Father's Day, will now be called the Lake to Lake 29er and will feature new starting and ...
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Toronto MTB Fest - June 16th, 2012
The trails are fresh off a recent trail day and ready to ride! LOBLAWS BBQ AND CUSTOMER APPRECIATION: Last year we had a simple BBQ. This year, we are stepping it up to partner with the Redway Loblaws Customer Appreciation Day for an extra special Fest ...
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Kayak Yoga - Top 3 Paddler PosesAdventure Kayak Magazine (blog)
"Yoga and kayaking are perfect complements, says sea kayak and yoga instructor Dympna Hayes, the co-owner of Burlington, Ontario-based Besides increasing flexibility, yoga improves posture, says Hayes, 'lengthening the spine and ...
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Fisher Heights cycling advocate honoured
EMC Ottawa West
Named after a founding member of Citizens for Safe Cycling (CFSC) - of which Moor is currently president - the award recognizes advocates committed to promoting cycling in Ottawa. Ottawa became the first city in Ontario to construct a segregated or ...
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Ontario Trails Council appreciates the financial support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation
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