7.02 Attracts business to the community

 Our goal is to provide a non-threatening environment for women of all skill levels to learn the joy of mountain biking. As a growing community of riders, we offer encouragement, fun, local rides, destination rides, opportunities to race and skill development plus an opportunity to give back to the community through trail advocacy. We call ourselves the “Dirt Divas — soft skin, hard core”.

The Sheridan Senior Center introduces a new Summer Senior Outdoor Activity Program for 2014. The first new summer activity is a walking-jogging-cycling program with some organized group rides or walks to kick off the program. The group activities will leave the start points at 9 a.m. on the following dates.

June 4 - Meet at the Senior Center for Organizational Meeting Walk/Jog/Cycle Whitney Commons.

June 11 - Meet at the Kendrick Park Band Shell Walk/Jog/Cycle Kendrick Park.

The Sheridan Senior Center introduces a new Summer Senior Outdoor Activity Program for 2014. Part of this program is free bikes for use. You can check out a bike and a helmet for the day just by signing your name.

Sheridan Senior Center has added this new program to their recreation and fitness activities. Biking for Seniors!

Eastern Ontario's first Stand Up Paddle business now in it's 4th year serving Canada's Capital Region.

   Stand Up Paddling (SUP) is the fastest growing water sport because it's fun and easy to learn.  It's a sport for all ages and abilities from touring around on flatwater to running whitewater or catching a wave SUP has caught on.   You can find SUP on lakes, rivers, oceans and even in pools around the world from floating yoga to SUP racing there is SUPthing for everyone!   

The Clare Recreation Department offers a monthly calendar of physical activities for youth, such as swimming and skating. Activities take place on Mondays from 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. A leader is hired one day per week in each elementary school to offer physical activity programming for students in grades 4 to 6 from 2:15 to 5:00 p.m.

Drum Artz Canada is excited to announce the launch of a free after-school drumming program in the Jane-Finch community. It is through Toronto Arts Council’s Targeted Enhanced Funding and the Halsall Family Foundation that this program is possible. Modeled after Brazilian Samba schools, our program provides professional training in Samba style drumming, as well as, steel pan playing.

 Samba Kidz is a multi-arts program that provides young people with training in Samba music, Steel Pan, breakdancing, visual arts, stilt walking, theatre and more.

Students at Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School (CCVS) got into the Olympic spirit February 13 as the school hosted a qualifier for the Ontario Special Olympics Four Corners Provincial Championships in bocce ball.The event was hosted by CCVS to give special needs students at the school the chance to enjoy an athletic tradition they had experienced at the former Kinsmen Vincent Massey School.The tournament also fit in with the board’s philosophy of inclusive educational

"6 years ago, the city gave us a piece of abandoned land in the middle of our community that was full of garbage and weeds. What used to be weeds is now full of herbs and vegetables, all organic, that we use for our dressings. People used to look at us like we are gang people and going nowhere.

Progress in the Park is a new community development project created and managed by Paige Farah. The project is based on the goal to empower the residents of Mulgrave Park, a public housing neighbourhood in the North End of Halifax home to over 250 families, by engaging them in projects that will directly benefit them and their community.