Charlie’s Freewheels Trips Part 1

Charlie’s FreeWheels is a non-profit organization that teaches young people about bike mechanics through a free Build-a-Bike program for youth between the ages of 12-25.  In addition to teaching youth about building bikes, Charlie’s also provides young people with opportunities … Continue reading

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This is not your normal winter cycling tip sheet

Tired of winter, missing your bike? Why wait for spring to ride again. Try biking short distances to start: Ride to the subway station and take the TTC for the rest of the trip. That’s how I started. One day … Continue reading

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Bikes on Reels Part 5: The Personal is Political in Wadjda

For more than 100 years we’ve been riding bikes and going to the movies. In this new dandy series we examine how two of the world’s most noted pastimes intersect. When and how have two wheels been caught on film? … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In: ‘Right to Roam’ comes to BC

Photo courtesy of Grant McLean British Columbia MLA introduces “Right to Roam” Act By Grant McLean Having relocated to the Vancouver area from mid-town Toronto last year, one of the experiences I most anticipated was exploring the natural beauty of … Continue reading

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Cover Star: Kent Monkman

This weekend marks the end of Kent Monkman’s critically acclaimed solo show Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience at the University of Toronto Art Gallery. It’s heading west to Calgary to the Glenbow Museum slated to launch in June with subsequent dates … Continue reading

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