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Today's Brain Health Moment

Considering that the brain is the consistency of soft butter (eeek…) and any blow to the head can jostle it against the skull, not to mention that the skull is not indestructible itself, I decided that today, before my ride, I would dig out the old bike helmet. 270 more words

Work And Play

Lock Up That Bike Good

Two Saturdays ago, I learned a little more about security. Not cryptography, which is what usually occupies my mind when it comes to security, but with bikes. 766 more words

Daily Health

The trouble with Montreal's cycling boom: It's getting dangerous

Montreal’s latest ghost bike was installed in early September on a street corner in Rosemont where Justine Charland St-Amour died too young.

The 24-year-old, who had just completed her studies in occupational therapy at the Université de Montréal’s medical school, was an experienced cyclist who grew up in a family where cycling was the main form of transportation. 1,310 more words

Local News

NDP campaigns for side guards on trucks to improve safety

An online petition has been launched by NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice to support a bylaw aiming to equip trucks with side guards that would reduce impacts in case of collisions with cyclists and pedestrians. 230 more words


Ghost bike ceremony held to honour memory of Justine Charland St-Amour

Hundreds gathered at the corner of d’Iberville Street and Rosemont Boulevard Friday morning to remember  Justine Charland St-Amour.

The 24-year-old cyclist was tragically killed Aug. 22, when she was struck by a truck at the corner of d’Iberville Street and Rosemont Boulevard. 450 more words


Family of southern Alberta boy killed on bike forgives driver

A spokesperson for the family of a six-year-old Alberta boy killed while riding his bike over the weekend, says the family has met with the driver who hit their son and that they are on the road to forgiveness. 301 more words