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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Ontario Trail News - Activity and Update Reports

Two hikers rescued in Whirlpool Gorge in Ontario
Buffalo News
NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Two hikers who became lost in the Whirlpool Gorge were rescued by the High Angle River Team of the Niagara Parks Police Service of ...


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Searchers so far unable to find Ontario man
MetroNews Canada
Prabhdeep Srawn of Brampton, Ont., hasn't been heard from since parking his ... with that … his chances of survival are a bit higher than a normal hiker.


Niagara cycling for autism
Welland Tribune
Autism Ontario Niagara Region Chapter will host its 13th annual Cycle for Autism on Saturday, June 1, on Merritt Island. Participants can ride, walk, run, jog, stroll or roll down the picturesque riverside trail for distances of two, five or 10 ...
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Too few kids commuting by foot, bike: report
TORONTO – Fewer Canadian kids are commuting by walking or biking as a new report reveals a marked decline among young people using active modes of transportation. Active Healthy Kids Canada released its annual Report Card on Physical Activity for ...
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72 Hours in Toronto
Huffington Post
Leslie Street Spit: The Leslie Street Spit is often described as one of Toronto's best kept secrets. From vantage points along the numerous hiking and biking trails in this manmade peninsula/conservation area/bird sanctuary, take in unparalleled views ...
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Perth County OPP Reports - May 22, 2013
Fountain Pen
(MUNICIPALITY OF WEST PERTH, ON) - On Saturday May 18, 2013, around 7:30 pm a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer observed an un-plated ATV ...


Bike Month kicks off on Monday, May 27 with Bike to Work Day! There's all sorts of ways to get involved:

Ride with us from Yonge and Bloor at 7:30am or meet us at City Hall at 8:00 am for a free pancake breakfast and celebration on Nathan Phillips Square! Check out routes and start points on our Bike Month 2013 calendar

• Join us for ‘Beyond the Car: Meeting the Challenges of Urban Transportation” on May 27. This evening reception is hosted by Share the Road and TCAT, and all proceeds will go to Cycle Toronto. Tickets are $25 for the public, $20 for Cycle Toronto members, and $15 for students. Get more event and ticket info here.

Take our Bike Month pledge. Tell us that you’re planning to ride to work or school, for errands, fitness or fun during Bike Month and you’ll be entered to win one of 3 VIA Rail trips or a Welcome Cyclists getaway package! Tweet @BikeMonth2013 or post on our Facebook page and tell us what you pledged to do for Bike Month

Have you checked out our Bike Month calendar? Look for the print issue in this week’s NOW Magazine. A full list of Bike Month events is online at Some great events we’re a part of include:

June 16 - Ride the Ravines through Toronto’s trail system to support Evergreen’s work to green our city and promote active living. Cycle Toronto members can register at a reduced rate of $20 and if you’re not yet a member, you can join the ride and get a Cycle Toronto membership for $40. Learn more and register here!

June 25 - Cycle Toronto Bike Month Wrap Party with the Bicycles and Army Girls at the Gladstone Hotel. Join us beginning 7:30 pm for music, announcements, a silent auction, and Steam Whistle beer, the sponsor of this event. Tickets will be available soon, so keep your eyes open on the Bike Month calendar here for details.

Whether your riding to work, school or to run errands, or enjoying the waterfront or the ravines, get out and ride! It's the best way to get around Toronto.

Thanks to all of our Toronto Bike Month partners including: Smart Commute, City of Toronto, McLeish Orlando, BIXI Toronto, St. Lawrence Market, Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop, Cycle Solutions, Bateman’s Bicycle Company, Timbuk2, Zipcar, Jet Fuel Coffee, VIA Rail, Welcome Cyclists, CP24, and NOW Magazine.
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