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Ride on!

CultureLink Health and Recreation News

The Bike to School Project enables more children and youth to discover the personal and community benefits of cycling for transportation. Since 2013, we have reached tens of thousands of students with cycling education programs, and helped create lasting change at individual schools and beyond. 2019 was our most impactful year yet! In March we wrapped up a large-scale program …

Cyclists in suburbs

Bike Host Markham & Mississauga Cycles wrap first seasons

Samuel Perry Health and Recreation News

CultureLink’s Bike Host Markham and Mississauga Cycles programs wrapped successful summers full of building, fixing and riding bikes in the 905! Bike Host Markham CultureLink’s Bike Host had the opportunity this year to partner with York Region’s first community bicycle hub: Markham Cycles. This hub aims to build cycling culture in Markham and our Bike Host’s model complements and promotes …

CultureLink goes to Bronte Creek

Rubina Afsar Health and Recreation News

When we create something new, unknown and challenging, there is always an element of apprehension, fear, and feeling of uncertainty.  It was the feeling  we had when we started our project two years ago: Camping Event for Newcomers. We wanted to introduce an idea of camping to people who have never experienced this type of activity or they did but …

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Staff Lunch Rides 2019

CultureLink Health and Recreation News

Summer of 2019 was filled with special staff and client engagements. The Sustainable Communities team has enjoyed working to encourage and increase cycling both as recreation and as a viable mode of transportation. Our efforts were supported by MEC. Their fantastic drive to support community organizations helped us make things happen. We had workshops and community rides spread throughout the …

Afghan women ride bikes at Markham Cycles

Article: Markham Cycles and Bike Host

Samuel Perry Health and Recreation News

An article about Markham Cycles was featured recently on York Region’s website. Markham Cycles is home to CultureLink’s Bike Host program, which matches newcomers with cycling mentors to keep them cycling in Canada. To get involved with Bike Host, email Grace McNee at gmcnee@culturelink.ca Bicycle hub rolls into Milliken Mills area of Markham Markham Cycles to host community rides, bike …