Greenbelt Route Trailhead Installed at Thornton Bales Conservation Area Highlighting Tourism Features in York Region

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October 26, 2017

GREENBELT ROUTE TRAILHEAD INSTALLED AT THORNTON BALES CONSERVATION AREA HIGHLGHTING TOURISM FEATURES IN YORK REGION
New signage installed in partnership with Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority on 475km Greenbelt Route

York Region – The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation has partnered with Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, municipalities and regional partners to identify recreational opportunities in York Region, as part of the ongoing investment in the Greenbelt Route. A 475km signed cycling route and Ontario Trail of Distinction, the Greenbelt Route connects communities across the Greenbelt and highlights recreation and tourism opportunities in the protected countryside.

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GREENBELT ROUTE TRAILHEAD INSTALLED AT LIMEHOUSE CONSERVATION AREA HIGHLGHTING TOURISM FEATURES IN HALTON REGION

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October 24, 2017

GREENBELT ROUTE TRAILHEAD INSTALLED AT LIMEHOUSE CONSERVATION AREA HIGHLGHTING TOURISM FEATURES IN HALTON REGION
New signage installed in partnership with Credit Valley Conservation on 475km Greenbelt Route

Halton Hills – The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation has partnered with Credit Valley Conservation, municipalities and regional partners to identify recreational opportunities in Halton Region, as part of the ongoing investment in the Greenbelt Route. A 475km signed cycling route and Ontario Trail of Distinction, the Greenbelt Route connects communities across the Greenbelt and highlights recreation and tourism opportunities in the protected countryside.

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GREENBELT ROUTE TRAILHEAD INSTALLED AT ORONO PARK HIGHLGHTING TOURISM FEATURES IN DURHAM REGION

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October 24, 2017

GREENBELT ROUTE TRAILHEAD INSTALLED AT ORONO PARK HIGHLGHTING TOURISM FEATURES IN DURHAM REGION
New signage installed in partnership with Municipality of Clarington on 475km Greenbelt Route

Clarington – The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation has partnered with the Municipality of Clarington and other municipalities and regional partners to identify recreational opportunities in Durham Region, as part of the ongoing investment in the Greenbelt Route. A 475km signed cycling route and Ontario Trail of Distinction, the Greenbelt Route connects communities across the Greenbelt and highlights recreation and tourism opportunities in the protected countryside.

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Cyclists in Essex County Join Ontario150 Celebrate By Bike with a Fall Harvest Ride

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October 16, 2017

CYCLISTS IN ESSEX COUNTY JOIN ONTARIO150 CELEBRATE BY BIKE WITH A FALL HARVEST RIDE
Fall Harvest Ride in Essex County one of 15 events along Ontario’s iconic cycling routes for Ontario150 celebration

Essex County – In one of 15 community cycling events throughout Ontario, cyclists of all ages enjoyed a free, guided fall bike ride through national, provincial and local trails, including the Trail of Distinction - the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail of Essex County. Coinciding with this celebration is the grand opening of the Rotary (1918) Centennial Hub. This new hub is significant to this region as it connects cyclists to many major trail systems like the Herb Gray Parkway, the Trans Canada Trail (aka Great Trail), the CWATS network and local trail systems.

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Cyclists in Greater Sudbury Join Ontario150 Cenebrate By Bike With Community Ride

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October 16, 2017

CYCLISTS IN GREATER SUDBURY JOIN ONTARIO150 CELEBRATE BY BIKE WITH COMMUNITY RIDE
Celebrate By Bike in Greater Sudbury - one of 15 events along Ontario’s iconic cycling routes for Ontario150 celebration

Greater Sudbury – In one of 15 community cycling events throughout Ontario, cyclists of all ages enjoyed free, unique rides along the new Lake Huron North Channel Waterfront Trail, a northern addition to the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail. Organized by Rainbow Routes Association and the Sudbury Cyclists Union, the ride showcased the cycling opportunities in Sudbury for riders of all ages and abilities.

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Launch of Third Greenbelt Photo Contest with McMichael Canadian Art Collection

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October 12, 2016

Launch of Third Greenbelt Photo Contest with McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Photo Contest Celebrates the Human Connection to the Greenbelt

The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, and the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) are launching the third annual Greenbelt photo contest. This year’s theme is “People in the Greenbelt”, highlighting the human connection with nature, agriculture and the land across the Greenbelt.

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Hundreds of Cyclists in Lennox & Addington Join Ontario150 Celebrate By Bike with "Discover Ride"

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September 25, 2017

HUNDREDS OF CYCLISTS IN LENNOX & ADDINGTON JOIN ONTARIO150 CELEBRATE BY BIKE WITH “DISCOVER RIDE”
“Discover Ride” in Lennox & Addington one of 15 events along Ontario’s iconic cycling routes for Ontario150 celebration

Lennox & Addington – In one of 15 community cycling events throughout Ontario, cyclists participated in a 58km ride through Lennox & Addington County, with stops at farms, wineries and historic sites. The tour started and ended at MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company, with live music and a glass of beer waiting for the cyclists on their return.

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Cyclists in Uxbridge Join Ontario150 Celebrate By Bike with "UxCyCle" Event Launching New Cycling Loops

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September 25, 2017

CYCLISTS IN UXBRIDGE JOIN ONTARIO150 CELEBRATE BY BIKE WITH “UxCyCle” EVENT LAUNCHING NEW CYCLING LOOPS
“UxCyCle” in Uxbridge one of 15 events along Ontario’s iconic cycling routes for Ontario150 celebration

Uxbridge – In one of 15 community cycling events throughout Ontario, cyclists of all ages were encouraged to enjoy live music and a celebratory bike ride for the opening of the new Uxbridge Loop. Festivities included family friendly entertainment and local food with an on-site farmers’ market, along with 3 group rides for any age and ability.

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Cyclists in Niagara-on-the-Lake Join Ontario150 Celebrate By Bike with OutSpokin' Slow Ride

 

 

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September 18, 2017

CYCLISTS IN NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE JOIN ONTARIO150 CELEBRATE BY BIKE WITH OUTSPOKIN’ SLOW RIDE
OutSpokin’ Slow Ride in Niagara-on-the-Lake one of 15 events along Ontario’s iconic cycling routes for Ontario150 celebration

Niagara-on-the-Lake – In one of 15 community cycling events throughout Ontario, 100 cyclists of all ages enjoyed a slow ride on the Greenbelt Route on the last OutSpokin’ Slow Ride of the season. The 16th such event this year, OutSpokin’ Slow Rides are free, non-competitive group bike rides for riders of all ages and abilities.

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Cyclists in Northumberland County Join Ontario150 Celebrate by Bike with "Bike Up Northumberland"

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September 11, 2017

CYCLISTS IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY JOIN ONTARIO150 CELEBRATE BY BIKE WITH
“BIKE UP NORTHUMBERLAND”
“Bike Up Northumberland” in Cobourg one of 15 events along Ontario’s iconic cycling routes for Ontario150 celebration

Cobourg – In one of 15 community cycling events throughout Ontario, cyclists of all ages were encouraged to enjoy the Greenbelt Route and the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail while supporting Northumberland County’s two hospitals; the Northumberland Hills Hospital and the Campbellford Memorial Hospital. New this year, with funding support as part of Ontario150 Celebrate By Bike was the free “Get Back on Your Bike” program to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle for residents of all ages.

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