The Don Valley: From Todmorden Mills to Lake Ontario – Bicycle Tour (September)
September 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hop on your bike and join us on a leisurely ride through Toronto history. CBN is happy to partner with Heritage Toronto to deliver this tour! Bring your own bicycle, or rent one from CBN for $25/day + tax.
Join Jennifer Bonnell, a historian of the Don Valley, to explore the rich human and natural history of one of Toronto’s great rivers. Hear the stories of its uses by Aboriginal peoples, the industrial development of the river that led to its straightening in the 1890s, and its history as a place of refuge for the homeless.
LEADER: Jennifer Bonnell
PARTNER: Community Bicycle Network
START/FINISH POINTS: Provided upon registration
LENGTH: Approx. 2 hours
FOCUS: Natural, historical
DIFFICULTY: Cycling in a group over hills, rough ground, trails, crossing busy roads
COST: $20.00. Bicycle rental extra.
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED – please register here.
Note: A rain date for this tour of Sunday, September 13 @ 10:30 AM is reserved if needed.
As a thank you for booking your spot on this bike tour, when you arrive at the Start Point you will be handed a FREE ticket for a Haunted Walks tour. Enjoy!
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Please join CBN as we participate in this great documentary by Fredrik Gertten being shown at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema this weekend.
Our own Adrian Currie will be part of the live Q&As after each of the Saturday screenings.
If you’ve got the time, this is something that you don’t want to miss.
This will be a show stopper!
KINOSMITH and CYCLE TORONTO
Bikes vs Cars
A film by Fredrik Gertten
money vs. the environment, gridlock vs. movement, the battle lines are drawn
Opens in Toronto
The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
IN TORONTO BIKE VALET WILL BE PROVIDED BY CYCLE TORONTO
FOR THE OPENING WEEKEND OF SCREENINGS.
YOUR VALET STUB WILL GET YOU DISCOUNTS AT THE CINEMA’S CONCESSION.
SO RIDE YOUR BIKE TO THE SCREENING!
Sweden | Documentary | RT: 90 min
Fredrik Gertten will be in attendance in Toronto for the first weekend screenings, along with Speakers and Cycle Toronto community, with lively Q+A’s following each showing.
Bikes vs Cars
A film by Fredrik Gertten.