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June 2nd, 2012
June 2nd, 2012
The countdown is on! We’re five sleeps away from June 2nd – the day set aside to celebrate Trails. We’ll be posting event details right here throughout the week, as well as on Facebook, Twitter, and our Interactive Map. So stay tuned…and set aside some time this Saturday to explore and discover your local trails! [...]
Musquodoboit Harbour, Port Hood, Judique & New Glasgow among Nova Scotia communities celebrating International Trails Day
June 2nd, 2012
Mosquodoboit Harbour Fun-For-the-Family Bike ‘n Walk Outing When: Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Where: Meet at Musquodoboit Harbour, N.S. – Park Rd parking lot, behind the arena. Bring: Water, snacks & fruit, proper gear, as well as bug dope! Cycling Route: We suggest going – as a maximum – as [...]
June 2nd, 2012
The New Brunswick Trails Council has compiled a list of fun activities happening across the province on June 2nd. Check out the great options for celebrating trails in a community near you! Moncton/Riverview/Dieppe What: Community Walk/Run/Roll/Bike When and where: June 2nd, 2012 Departure time is 10:00 a.m. at the following locations: Moncton – Event Zone next [...]
June 1st, 2012
There’s a lot of Trans Canada Trail activity in Ontario’s North and near-North: the development of the Kinghorn Trail from Thunder Bay to Nipigon; planning the Path of the Paddle water route from Pigeon River to Manitoba; and developing a plan to connect North Bay and Sudbury. This is an exciting time for us and [...]
Path of the Paddle
Trans Canada Trail Ontario hosts Community Information Sessions to showcase the "Path of the Paddle" project: a Tourism Destination Product in northwestern Ontario (June 29, 2012)
- Press release (pdf)
Go the Greenway
Trans Canada Trail launches greenways campaign (June 21, 2012)
- Website: Greenway.TCTrail.ca
- Newsletter dispatch (pdf)
Trans Canada Trail and Environment Canada-Biosphere launch BioKit (Oct. 13, 2011)
- BioKit (pdf)
Tribute to Dr. Camu
The Trans Canada Trail honours founder Dr. Pierre Camu (June 2, 2010)
- Redirect to CNW Matthews
In the news
- The Globe and Mail's National Philanthropy Day special (November 15, 2012) featured the Trans Canada Trail on pages 2 and 5. (pdf)
- MacLean’s (via the Canadian Press) mentions the Trans Canada Trail as a priority in its September 24, 2012 article, MPs say Ottawa needs to-do list for Canada’s 150th birthday.
- Canadian Geographic (July/August 2012) features the Path of the Paddle, a 900-km water route on the Trans Canada Trail, in Path of the Paddle: A wild new canoe link on the Trans Canada Trail (pdf), by Hap Wilson, or redirect to Canadian Geographic website.
- The Globe and Mail special information feature (June 29, 2012): Countdown to 2017 (pdf)
- Via Rail's Destinations magazine features the Trans Canada Trail (June 2012): Once There Were Rails (pdf)
- YorkU Magazine's Summer 2012 edition features Pierre Lassonde, a Trans Canada Trail Foundation board member, in Heart of Gold (pdf)
- Journal de Montréal (May 5 2012): Le sentier Transcanadien, un parcours de découvertes (pdf, French only)
- Ottawa Life Magazine (May-June 2012): The Natural: Laureen Harper talks family, fitness and Canadian Pride (pdf)
- National Geographic: Journeys of a Lifetime (pdf)
- Rails to Trails (Winter 2012): Canadian Spirit: The Trans Canada Trail (pdf)
- The Globe and Mail special information feature (July 1, 2011): Your Trail. Your Journey. (pdf)
- Parents Canada (June/July 2011) presents Happy Trails To You (pdf), a guide to exploring the Trans Canada Trail with children.
- Julie Brouard, communications director, talks about the Trail's 20th anniversary and the plan for the next five years on Les samedis du monde on Radio-Canada (July 7, 2012): Redirects to Radio-Canada (French only)
- Deborah Apps, president and CEO of the Trail, and Barb Trainor of Island Trails talk about PEI's trails and their goals on the island (May 24, 2012): Redirects to CBC Radio
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