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Bike Day in Canada Media Release
Contains a summary of the first annual Bike Day in Canada and Bike Day on the Hill.
Media Release [pdf]
Communiqué de presse [pdf]

Bike Day on the Hill

High-resolution Photos [jpg 1] [jpg 2] [jpg 3]

Suggested caption for photos 1 & 2:
“Legislators join other Canadians to put cycling on the national agenda including MPs Paul Dewar, Joan Crockatt, Radika Sitsabaiesan, Peter Stoffer, John Weston, Rob McClure (Ottawa Bike Club), Mathieu Fleury (City of Ottawa), Mike Wallace, Barry Devolin (not shown), Laurette Jones (RCMP), Declan McClure is in the foreground and Arne Elias (Canada Bikes) in the background.”

Suggested caption for photo 3:
“Arne Elias, Board Chair of Canada Bikes, speaks to a group of legislators at Bike Day on the Hill, May 26, 2014.”

North Vancouver

5-minute Video:

Bike Day in Canada Media Advisory

Provides media contacts for Canada Bikes representatives at local Bike Day in Canada events and other cycling events on May 26, 2014 for information, interviews, photo and video opportunities.
Media Advisory [pdf]

Bike Day in Canada Media Release / Journée du vélo au Canada Communiqué de presse

The first annual Bike Day in Canada, organized by Canada Bikes in partnership with independent cycling leaders, organizations and government representatives, will be held on Monday, May 26 th , in different locations across the country. The headline ride, Bike Day on the Hill in Ottawa has attracted cyclists, cycling advocates and federal legislators since 2012.
Media Release [pdf]
Communiqué de presse [pdf]

Bike Day in Canada Communications
We are seeking a commitment from cycling advocates, organizations and government representatives to organize a ride in your area on May 26, 2014 as part of Bike Day in Canada.
Call for Participation [pdf]

A new national cycling organization representing commuting, touring, and non-racing cycling is holding its founding meeting
A satellite event of the Velo-city 2012 International Cycling Conference
Media Release [pdf]

Media Coverage

CTV News Ottawa: Bike Day in Canada Morning Live talks to MP John Weston and Arne Elias, Board Chair, Canada Bikes

The Epoch Times: Bike to Work Week: Fostering Canada’s Bike Culture – Bike Day goes nationwide
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