Category Archives: In the News

Pedal Power!

I am so excited to share this…pedal power is emerging on the world scene more and more. Kudos to Manoj Bhargava and pedal power, the founder of the Free Electric hybrid bike and for all the good he is doing … Continue reading

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Pedal Power Mower

I couldn’t resist posting this pedal power image from the colourful promotional video of Newfoundland and Labrador.  I hope you will be able to take  time to slow down and one day visit the delightful people and places in this … Continue reading

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PWRDF Ride for Refuge

Primate World Relief and Development Fund have been helping people, help people ever since the Springhill mining disaster in Nova Scotia in 1958. They still are and you can pedal to help the many  refugees in need. Check it out here at Ride … Continue reading

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Solar Bike Paths Are Here!

No longer just a dream, but solar roads are here starting with solar bike paths replacing pavement in the Netherlands. A 70-metre section of this solar road can supply enough electrical energy for 2 homes. Kudos to Solaroad for making … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Pedal Power

According to Thy Dinh, Senior Research Associate of a Conference Board of Canada research project ,”There is an urgent need to support Canadians in adopting healthier lifestyles and create a national culture of wellness.” “Canadians are not any healthier than … Continue reading

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Energy Dashboards in Halifax Schools

Way to go Prince Andrew High School and the Halifax School Board for beginning the installation of power monitoring systems to show the consumption of energy. For us visual learners, the television type monitor easily shows how much water is … Continue reading

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Tim Hortons’ Earn-A-Bike Program

Kudos to Tim Hortons for their Earn-a-Bike program. I hope they do it again soon. What a great way to encourage youth to be active in giving back to their community as well as being rewarded with something that will … Continue reading

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