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Rouge Paddle CPAWS Wildlands League canoed the Rouge.


Rouge Paddle

CPAWS Wildlands League canoed the Rouge River on May 15, ahead of its first annual paddle this summer, part of the group’s campaign to have the area declared a national urban park. See photo essay.


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Spotted

WHAT Toronto vigil for the 301 killed in coal mining disaster in Soma, Turkey

WHEN Wednesday, May 14, 7 pm, at Yonge-Dundas Square

WHY Turkey’s parliament refused to investigate safety conditions at the mine two weeks before the explosion.

Photo by Tanja-Tiziana Burdi


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Cycle Logic

Toronto’s slow progress toward bike-friendliness continued Wednesday, May 14, with the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee’s conditional approval of a pilot project for new physically separated cycle tracks on Richmond West and Adelaide West and filling in gaps between Spadina and Borden on existing bikeways on Harbord and Hoskin. Some bike activists argued that the plan doesn’t go far enough. A study shows the lanes on Adelaide and Richmond beginning at Bathurst and ending at Sherbourne. But because of construction, the lane on Richmond will only reach York, and the lane on Adelaide will only reach Simcoe. Read full story.

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