Monday, April 10, 2023

Ontario Trail News - April 1 to April 10, 2023 #ontariotrails @ontrails


Sault Cycling Club announces an Epic Fundraiser!
We are pleased to announce that our project is underway with professional trail builders, Transitions Bike Parks Inc. (TBP) from Kitchener, Ontario.

2023 Bicycle Friendly Businesses in Ontario awards - Canadian Cycling Magazine
2023 Ontario By Bike Bicycle Friendly Business Award Winners · Ontario's Southwest. Best Business: Crazy 8 Barn – Palmyra · Niagara Region · Hamilton ...

North Bay Nordic Ski Club shows off new groomer -
During that time the trails located off North Shore Road near the shores of ... The Club's new machine was paid for through an Ontario Trillium ...

'We can't afford your sprawl': Rally participants fear province will smash through Waterloo ...
Critics say the plans will pave over swaths of Ontario's greenbelt and abandon environmental and heritage protections and oversight.

Arek's on the road again, and again and again to hit 100,000 km biking goal | London Free Press
Arkadiusz Broniarz, 39, of London is nearing 1,000 straight days of biking at least 30 kilometres a day in Southwestern Ontario.

Algoma outfitters gather for Great Lakes Outdoor Show - CTV News Northern Ontario
Organizers of the first annual Great Lakes Outdoor Show are hoping to promote all of the outdoor services and experiences available in the Algoma ...

21-year-old woman sexually assaulted while walking along trail in Mississauga's Port Credit: police
The victim was walking on the Waterfront Trail in the area of Stavebank Road ... Read more: Man accused of fatally stabbing teen at Toronto subway ...

Changes for Brock ATV riders and we outline how the changes will impact you
Township has repealed its own ATV bylaw, and off-road vehicles will now ... and/or the municipality is not listed under Ontario Regulation 8/03.

The history behind Milton's Joyce Boulevard and Kerr Trail
The history behind Milton's Joyce Boulevard and Kerr Trail. Milton, Ontario, Canada / FM101 Milton Now. Cameron Wilkinson. Mar 31, 2023 | 12:33 PM.

Local YouTubers document and share their experiences in nature - Sault Ste. Marie News
Raised in Southern Ontario, Sheri Tuck did not have access to the outdoor ... The couple decided to document their first and longest canoe trip to ...

Despite challenges, Ontario travellers still plan to get away this spring and summer
New research from the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) ... ICYMI: 14 must-try hiking trails in Ontario for an unforgettable spring ...

Cambridge Tour de Grand officially cancelled - CTV News Kitchener
Cycling in general, at least in Ontario, is feeling the trifecta of insurance, policing and local governments,” said Remole.

Still plenty of snow out there says Conservation Authority - North Bay Nugget
The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority says the snowpack and snow levels remain high according to measurements released Thursday.

Trails group planning public information sessions | Spare News |
Thunder Bay, Ont. — The Northwestern Ontario Recreational Trails Association will be putting the word out this month on how their routes are ...

Crash on a northern trail claims the life of another southern Ont. snowmobiler
This is the third southern Ontario snowmobiler to die on northern Ontario trails in less than a month. A 39-year-old from Smithville, ...

Ice storm damage closes parts of Gatineau Park - CTV News Ottawa
Extensive tree damage to trails in Gatineau Park has caused the National ... Tens of thousands of homes, businesses in Ottawa and eastern Ontario ...

More extensive bike paths under new City of Peterborough plan - Hamilton Spectator
The report recommends upgrades to some of Peterborough's existing bike lanes and trails. The Rotary Greenway Trail could be resurfaced, ...

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Ontario Trails News - March 30, 2023


Another southern Ont. snowmobiler dies in crash on a northern trail
Another southern Ontario resident in their 30s has died following a snowmobile crash in the northern region.

This stunning trail in Ontario features some of the province's most diverse landscapes - blogTO
The Georgian Trail is a beautiful linear multi-use trail along Georgian Bay's southern shores, extending 34 kms between Collingwood and Meaford.

Hiking club tells city to buy historic bridge from province for $1 - Guelph Today
President of Guelph Hiking Trails Club pegs fair market value at $1, ... 1 / 3 Infrastructure Ontario has begun the process to demolish an ...

Should Ontario Preserve or Build on the Greenbelt? - TVO Today
... CEO of the digital product studio August, and a Toronto-based real estate developer. Episode: Should Housing Be Built on Ontario's Greenbelt?

'It is a victory': Markham activist applauds federal government's intervention in Greenbelt ...
“The government of Ontario has officially removed environmental protections for around 3,000 hectares of Greenbelt land in the Greater Toronto and ...

Hamilton staff planning to install 1.2-kilometre bike lane along Inverness Avenue
The bike lane will begin at Queensdale and travel along Inverness to Upper James to connect with the ... Set Hamilton Mountain as My Local news.

Dufferin County encouraging residents to explore forests as weather warms - Orangeville Citizen |
... mountain biking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, and snowmobiling on designated Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trails.

 budget 2023: Talks underway for new protected green space in Uxbridge, provincial park
Fulsome details on the new Ontario provincial park and the green space in ... along with areas for swimming, hiking and cross-country skiing.

10 dog-friendly hikes in Ontario to check out this spring - Sudbury News
This 13.8-kilometre loop trail is situated in the vicinity of Mono and makes for a great trek with your furry friend. This moderately challenging ...

As trail options shrink, Sudbury may allow snow machines to cross city streets - iHeartRadio
"Last year, the association saw 10.8 per cent (11,534) of all Ontario permit-buying riders visit this district to ride these trails," the report ...

Monday, March 20, 2023

Ontario Trails News - March 20, 2023


Conservation authority provides safety tips as ice melts - Barrie News
Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is reminding residents of the dangers that exist near bodies of water, particularly around this time of year ...

Our Changing Seasons: Tracks in the snow tell the stories of the forest - Hamilton Spectator
The most common values for trail width in inches are as follows: eastern gray squirrel = 5 inches, red squirrel = 3.25 inches, eastern chipmunk = 2.25 ...

Second Skifest Challenge at the Summerstown Trails - Cornwall Seaway News
The Friends of the Summerstown Trails (FOTST) hosted their second annual Skifest Challenge of cross-country ski races for its members on the last ...

Escape to nature: top March Break activities at Ontario Parks - Newmarket Today
Whether you're an avid outdoors person or just looking for a new way to connect with your family, Ontario Parks has something for everyone this ...

Penetanguishene pilot project possible for ATVs - Yahoo News Canada
Bonita Desroches noted that one main difference was that local snowmobile groups were associated with the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs as an ...

'Plenty of space available': Environmentalists oppose opening Greenbelt up for development ...
A proposal to review the implications of opening up the Greenbelt in ... sector alone can solve the housing affordability crisis in Ontario.

Toronto residents turning from car to bicycle and development shows it
Neil Pattison has been cycling to work, instead of driving, ... on the Ontario Line, and the city's official bike plan aims to add 100 km. of new ...

Hastings Snowshoe Hustle sets hearts and feet racing - Yahoo News Canada
... from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organized by Hastings Destination Trails Inc., with assistance from the Ontario Trails Council and Cedar Ridge Camp, ...

14 must-try hiking trails in Ontario for an unforgettable spring adventure -
Ontario is a hiker's paradise, especially during the spring season when the weather is mild, and the trails are lush and green.

 Parks Is Hiring For Thousands Of Student Summer Jobs & You Can Get Paid To Be Outside
Students looking for summer jobs in Ontario might want to get their ... areas of the parks reaching remote campsites by boat, portaging or hiking.

The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) and Trans Canada Trail announce ...
Agreement outlines shared priority of developing and promoting trails ... Postmedia Network Inc. | 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, ...

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority warning of potential spring flooding across region
Staff from the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) say the unusually mild winter might lead to more flooding than usual as the season ...

One person dead in Wednesday ATV crash north of Brighton | kawarthaNOW
Members of the Northumberland County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and emergency crews are at the scene of the fatal collision, which involved a ...

 season winding down with the melting snow across Simcoe County - CTV News Barrie
"I'm thinking that if you want to go riding, you better hit the trails the first part of this week," said Kevin Hagen, the manager of Mid-Ontario ...

Amherstburg approves more Open Air Weekends, but not without opposition - Windsor Star
She says the town's Open Air Weekends event hurts her business. ... of Open Air Weekends — recently named one of Ontario's top festivals — despite ...

Fatal snowmachine crash on Lake Nipissing - CTV News Northern Ontario
Know the area that you are traveling and stay on the trails. ... Tourism sector offers more than 'starter jobs,' Destination Northern Ontario says.

Wiky tourism manager celebrated for industry contributions - Northern Ontario Business
Luke Wassegijig earns leadership award from Indigenous Tourism ... trail hikes, Indigenous food tastings, paddling excursions, and more.

TRCA Trail Project in Richmond Hill Completed with Support from Government of Canada
Federal funding for a new trail project will turn Oak Ridges Corridor ... extreme weather events – Ontario's leading cause of public emergencies.

OPP busy handing out fines during safety blitz on area trails during March Break | Sudbury Star
Ontario Provincial Police released the results from a two-day safety blitz on area trails during the first two days of March Break.

Huntsville's Arrowhead park skating trail closes for the season - Muskoka Region News
The park, however, remains open for cross country ski, snowshoe trails and ... Camping to be limited to as few as 7 nights at many popular Ontario ...

-country Ski Action Resumes Today at Lappe Nordic Centre - NetNewsLedger or NNL offers news, information, opinions and positive ideas for Thunder Bay, Ontario, Northwestern Ontario and the world. NNL ...

Explore the Dufferin County Forest | FM101 Orangeville Today
... to enjoy the Dufferin County Forest, like hiking, mountain biking, ... designated Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trails in the ...

Moraine trail system expands with $236K federal funding boost - Bradford Today
The funding was administered through FedDev Ontario. The conservation authority said it would work with Richmond Hill to continue building on the ...

Spring Tonic Maple Syrup Festival on tap for early April - Barrie News
Event set to take place April 1-2 at the Tiffin Conservation Area, west of Barrie. ... 1 / 3 Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority.

Minor injuries after snowmachine crash in Callander - My North Bay Now
That from the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police. ... Conservation Authority to begin ice removal on Parks Creek.

Community spotlight: Two new hiking trails opened in Hawk Cliff Woods | 94.1
Courtesy of Ontario Trillium Foundation funding, the Thames Talbot Land Trust has been able to open four new hiking trails, including the two at ...b