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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Ontario Trails - Lot's of Fall Activity on Ontario Trails

Ontario Hiking and Walking Trails
Walkable neighborhoods tied to lower diabetes risk
Chicago Tribune
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People living in communities that lend themselves to walking had a significantly lower risk of developing diabetes than those living in the least walkable neighborhoods in a large new study from Canada. "If you have fewer ...
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Ontario Canoe and Kayak Trails
Capital To Capital Canoe Expedition Presentation
Meet the 10 intrepid Canadian and American canoeists who are paddling over 1,000 miles from Ottawa, Ontario, to Washington, DC, in a 36-foot voyageur canoe. They'll be joined by a rotating shift of locals along the way: Lenore Person, a Dobbs Ferry ...
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'It's been a marvelous experience'
Don Brown (left) and Bob Evans pose near Willie Walleye Park after reaching Baudette on their way to Kenora, Ontario, on a canoe trip that started on Lake Superior at Grand Portage. Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 9:52 am | Updated: 9:56 am, ...
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Sherbourne bike lanes nearly finished
Toronto Sun
Local Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam said she expects there will be some discussions about the future of Jarvis in the next few weeks. “What I'm hearing is there is a change of appetite (from councillors),” Wong-Tam said. Cycle Toronto spokesman Jared ...
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Ontario Cycling Roads and Paths
Q&A: Denzil Minnan-Wong talks about the importance of separated bike lanes
National Post
One small section of Toronto's first separated bike lane is complete, prompting Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong to give it a test ride Tuesday, sans helmet. A low concrete curb now separates cyclists from car traffic on Sherbourne between Carlton Street ...
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Sunday September 30

Bruce Trail Day is an annual event celebrating Canada's oldest and longest footpath, hosted by the Bruce Trail Conservancy and each of its nine Bruce Trail Clubs. Click here for the complete list of  Bruce Trail Events along The Bruce Trail.

Limehouse (Halton Hills, Ontario)

Hosted by: Toronto Bruce Trail Club, Halton Hills Chapter
Date & Time: Sunday September 30, 10:00 am
Join hikers of the Halton Hills Chapter of the for a picnic hike to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Bruce Trail Conservancy and the Toronto Bruce Trail Club and all the work done by volunteers. There will be displays and information on the Bruce Trail. We'll hike in the Limehouse Conservation area and then enjoy a picnic in the Millenium Garden, next to the parking lot. Bring food to share for our picnic lunch after the hike. All ages are welcome but children but must be accompanied by an adult.
Hike Leader: Heinz Rusche
Meeting Point:
Limehouse Public School, parking lot, Sideroad 22 & 5th Line, Halton Hills
Find on Google Maps here >>


Terra Cotta Conservation Area (FREE shuttle bus from Toronto)
Hosted by: Toronto Bruce Trail Club
Date & Time: Sunday September 30, 2012; 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Explore the variety of life and beautiful fall colours in one of the most scenic sections of the Bruce Trail. Start by warming up at the Watershed Learning Centre and meeting some of your local Bruce Trail volunteers. Then join Credit Valley Conservation staff for a fun-and-fact filled guided hike at 10:00 am or at 1:00 pm.
Free parking at Terra Cotta Conservation Area for Bruce Trail Day participants.
(Thank you to our partner, Credit Valley Conservation)
Bus from Toronto available (see details in Directions below).

Union Gas helps with trail improvements in Sudbury
The grant will assist the Nickel District Conservation Authority with planned major trail improvements in the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area. Don Beauchamp, Union Gas district manager for Northeast Ontario, presented the cheque to Lin Gibson, ...
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Trail Education
Our event calendar shows weekly adjustments to our course offerings. This week we have added another date for Volunteer Management with Diana Smyth and adjusted out two courses from this current week.

In addition, we have added the new Trail Design Course detailed below. We have also taken calls from some folks wishing to take the Trails Marketing Course in Kingston October 18, 2012. Those seats were block purchased by RTO 9, what we could do is work with you to get another RTO 1-or 4- or 7? to purchase a block of seats so that folks can attend in those areas. Sorry for any confusion this may cause. Thank you.

Be sure to use our array of press or other flyers to circulate to your local papers or possible attendees. All available for use - call - 877-668-7245 or 519-941-8911, or 1-866-560-7783
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