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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Ontario Trails - Hiking, Cycling, Camping, Climbing!

Program Updates - Please register for the Trail Tour - Sunday at 3pm! E-mail Wayne
  • We understand the Assistant Deputy Minister for Ministry of Tourism Recreation and Sprot, Mr. Phil Malcolmson will be joining us for the full day June 19th. Welcome Mr. Malcolmson we look forward to working with you on the Ontario Trails Strategy
  • We welcome Mr. Louis Lavoie, from Parks Canada where his position is Manager, Vice President Office, External Relations and Visitor Experience. He will be joining us on June 18th.
  • We are pleased to announce that Mr. Bob Barnett of the Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy will be providing his insights as part of the Rouge Valley Panel on the 19th.
  • OTC is pleased to acknowledge the participation of Mr. Jeff Bangs as part of the Trails Tourism Panel - Jeff brings years of networking and TTN Trail Business Plan expertise to the table.
  • Trailhead Ontario is grateful for the Participation of Explorer's Edge and RTO8 as additions to the Trails Tourism Panel. We look forward to the insights of both these areas as we work to craft a cohesive response to trails tourism in Ontario.
  • We are also pleased to welcome staff from the York Region Planing Department as they are talking about their new 100km road bike trail development.
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trailhead ontario Cathy Bingham and Wayne Daub, Oxford County Trails Committee - Your Trailhead Ontario 2012 Hosts -  invite you to view: Oxford County Trails

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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.

Course Calendar  - click the link on the course name to download the flyer for that course!
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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.

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Fitness Industry Council of Canada Hosts Fitness Day on the Hill ...
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Highlands cyclists conquer Canada Cup
Haliburton County Echo
By Darren Lum The Highlands showed off its riding prowess placing four in the top 20 at the Canada Cup (#3 Ontario Cup) mountain bike race at the Hardwood Ski and Bike centre on Sunday, June 3. Hundreds of riders, who ranged from beginner to expert ...
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Toronto ramps up for new bike park
Globe and Mail
Mountain bikers who were evicted from an unsanctioned bike park in High Park a year ago can look forward to having a new, city-approved array of jumps, ramps and stunts in place by late fall. The Parks, Forestry and Recreation department announced ...
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Natural Environment Trails Strategy - City of Toronto
City of Toronto will be developing a City of Toronto Natural Environment Trail Management Strategy that will protect the City of Toronto's natural areas while ...

Wellesley-Hoskin Bike Lane Upgrades - Public Meeting | Cycle ...
Cycle Toronto encourages members and non-members alike to attend the first of two public meetings for stakeholders to contribute to this project, and discuss ...

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