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Sunday, August 5, 2012

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Good afternoon and happy Friday!

Before many of you head out for the long weekend, I wanted to let you know about an opportunity for cycling races, tours and events to be represented at ExpoCycle's upcoming "Public Day" this September.

On Saturday, September 8th Canada’s bicycle industry trade show will open its doors to the public for one day only!

Not-for-profit cycling events are invited to take advantage of a FREE BOOTH at the Get Out There-sponsored Race & Event Pavilion at ExpoCycle’s Public Day on Saturday, September 8th. Additionally, booths are being offered to for-profit events at a very low rates.

Interested events should contact for more information or to reserve a booth. A limited number of booths are available as part of this promotion – reserve today to avoid disappointment!

Hamilton, Ontario: Waterfall Capital Of The World
Chris Hamilton is Information Officer for the Hamilton Conservation Authority. "We have at present count, approximately 142 waterfalls that cross the escarpment in the city of Hamilton. Just in this West end, just in this area, the geographic area around the ...
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Seven local paddlers qualify for Ontario Games
The North Bay Nugget
Megan Zhou, 13, and Abbey Krajc, 14, won their K-2 bantam girls' heat on the weekend during the North Bay Canoe Club's Ontario Summer Games qualifying regatta. (Dave Dale ... Megan Zhou and Abby Krajac came in first place in the K-2 500-m event.
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P.O. Box 11, 120 Bayview Parkway Newmarket Ontario L3Y 4W3. Tel: (905) 895- 0716 Fax: (905) 895-0751 Email: 1 ...

Canal corporation hiring three new people
Welland Tribune
The new staff will plan 2013 events such as the Ontario Basketball Championships, the InternationalCanoe Federation Championships, and the Niagara Open Water Festival. SPORT TOURISM FACTS. • Events coming to the Welland Recreational Waterway ...
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Muslim cyclist's plan to visit 30 mosques complicated by bike theft
Toronto Muslim who has pledged to cycle to 30 mosques during Ramadan has been forced off the road. Himy Syed had received a new bicycle as a Ramadan gift from his brother and sister-in-law so he could blog and tweet stories about the various Muslim ...
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Police launch 'Pedestrian Smart Walk' campaign
Global Toronto
TORONTO - Police officers were on Danforth Avenue Friday morning warning pedestrians about the dangers of using phones and other electronic devices while walking. Officers handed out safety pamphlets and sharing tips during the 'Pedestrian Smart ...
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Info about the Rouge National Park. Parks Canadaare looking for public input on the creation of the new Rouge Park:
Parks Canada has an online survey: 

Tour de Greenbelt in Rouge Park! - September 15, 2012 | Ontario ...
Hello! I hope you are enjoying the summer in spite of the extreme heat. We are in the process of planning another Tour de Greenbelt in Rouge Park and would

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