Posts Tagged ‘biking’

Caroline Merner

Hometown: Victoria, British Columbia Major: Combined Honours in Environment, Sustainability & Society and International Development Studies with a minor in Spanish For Caroline Merner, activism that surrounds sustainability and climate justice is fundamental to her life. “I think that everyone should have the right to a healthy planet and a healthy environment,” she says. “I think…

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Switch to wheels and roll to Premium Rush

This past Sunday, Halifax made a switch. To encourage Haligonians to cycle, rollerblade or walk, two kilometres of road were shut down for Open Street Sunday, also known as Switch. The event included activities and sidewalk shops. Ross Soward, a community planner for the event, says Switch is multipurpose. “It’s a way to use our…

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The Whetter the better

By Sasha Downer, Staff Contributor Dalhousie professor Dr. Darryl Whetter’s latest novel involves a cross-country journey via bike. “It’s a rarest of Canadian novel,” he grins. “(It) has a plot.” The novel is titled The Push and the Pull. It is about Andrew Day, who, according to a synopsis from Whetter’s publisher, Goose Lane, “embarks on…

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