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Thursday, November 22, 2012

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Cross-country club ready to blaze trails
Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin
While the end goal for some competitive cross-country skiers could be international ... In January, Highlands will play host to an Ontario Cup race, ...
There is now an on-line registration option. Please choose this if possible for membership, youth pr...Easy Ski Registration Link:

Greenbelt could wrap around Credit River valley
Ontario's Greenbelt could soon be stretching to include Mississauga's Credit River valley. The Greenbelt program was created in 2005 to help designate a ...

Glenorchy added to Greenbelt?
Glenorchy added to Greenbelt?. GREEN EXPANSION: Oakville MPP Kevin Flynn announced the province hopes to add Glenorchy to the Ontario Greenbelt, ...



15 years after it first opened its doors in the former Outboard Marine Corporation of Canada factory at 910 Monaghan Road in Peterborough, Ontario, The Canadian Canoe Museum has raised the money to undertake a feasibility study for the next stage in its development.

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According to Executive Director James Raffan, "Our strategic plan identifies two main objectives for the Museum: economic sustainability and a waterfront location in downtown Peterborough. During the years that we've been operating on Monaghan Road, it has become apparent to us that we will need to redevelop the Museum in order to achieve these goals, and so we are commissioning a feasibility study as the first step."


Will Separated Bike Lanes on Harbord Divide the Neighbourhood?
Daniel Egan, manager of cycling infrastructure and programs, anchored both meetings with an overview of cycling statistics (Toronto has over one million adult cyclists, he said) and explained planning considerations and possible designs for the bike lane.
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Does cycling infrastructure reduce serious accidents?
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They interviewed 690 adult cyclists in Vancouver and Toronto who'd been injured seriously enough while riding to be admitted to hospital within 24 hours (the severity of the injuries is not reported). Two thirds of those eligible for the study agreed ...

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How To Ride Your Bike Through a Toronto Winter
Winter is on the way, meaning soon you'll have no choice but to stop riding your bike and start spending a bunch of money on TTC fare until the weather gets nicer. Or, you know, you could not do that. If you've never biked through a winter before, now ...
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Derailed: A Fundraiser Dance Party | Community Bicycle Network
Dust off your dancing shoes and join Cycle Toronto Derailed: A Fundraiser Dance Party. Friday, November 23, 2012 8:00pm until 1:30am. Dust off your dancing ... 

Starting up Cycle Toronto Ward 18 Group | Junction Triangle
Starting up the Ward 18 group again! Hello Ward 18 cyclists (and anyone interested in Ward 18 cycling)! There's a lot going on in the ward and a lot of ...



Drinking_HorseDid you know veterinarians often receive more calls pertaining to Colic in the Fall and Winter months?  Find our why and what you can do in your management routine to help combat colic.

Equine Canada Invites Nominations for 2012 National Awards

Ottawa, Ontario, November 16, 2012 - As the competition season draws to a close, Equine Canada would like to remind everyone of the nomination deadline for the Equine Canada Nation
al Awards and the importance of nominating those whom you feel are worthy of such distinguished, national recognition.

There are eight annual, national awards recognizing individuals who have made a significant impact in the Canadian equestrian community.

Official award criteria and nomination forms can be found on Equine Canada's website at or by calling 613-248-3433 x 111.
Equine Trails Development in Wellington County
Rural communities in Wellington County are constantly seeking to increase economic activity. The horse industry has been one of the major forms supporting economic growth in rural Ontario. This research will investigate the potential for horse trail system development in Wellington County. The resu...
Equine Canada is the leading national sport and equine organization in the country. It fulfills a broad range of governance, advocacy and development functions, all of which focus, in one way or another, on the horse and draw on the enthusiasm it arouses. As a result of its efforts, Equine Canada is recognized by Sport Canada and the F├ęderation Equestre Internationale (FEI) as the national governing body for equestrian sport and recreation in Canada. It is the industry sector leader, and as such is recognized and supported by Agriculture and Agri-food Canada. In particular, its leadership in improving both the quality and condition of horses is lauded at home and abroad.

Equine Canada is currently seeking a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization and the implementation of its new strategic plan, One Vision.

Closing Date: Friday, November 30, 2012, 5 pm (Eastern Standard Time)
If you are ready for a challenge and to lead our national organization, please submit your resume, references and salary expectations, in confidence, to:
Mike Gallagher, President
Equine Canada
2685 Queensview Drive, Suite 100 Ottawa, ON K2B 8K2

Trailhead Ontario:June 9-11, 2013Our Favourite PlacePeterborough, Ontario.

Our Plan for 2013 – We are working with the full support of  Our Favorite Place (RTO8), Peterborough and the Kawartha’s Tourism and a number of local trails groups to bring you the best Trailhead Ontario yet!. There are a lot of new trails and trail tourism partnerships in RTO8. The Ontario Trails “Trailhead Ontario 2013″ Committee is  is pleased to announce the Holiday Inn Waterfront Peterborough as the location of our conferencing. Site locations for our trail education program are being determined now.
New for 2013 -Regional Tourism development includes trails. Trail packages, trail experiences, trail destinations. This takes a blending of major destinations, natural topographies, parks, conservation, county forest and up to 18 different trail activities. What’s in your “Trail Mix”? What’s our plan for marketing this unique matrix of dynamic outdoor experiences so that the world can find the world’s best range of trail fun right here at home. 

Supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation

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