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Olivia Chow Presented a Truck Sideguard Petition in the House of Commons on June 20, 2012

Ms. Olivia Chow (Trinity—Spadina, NDP): Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to submit a petition from the residents of Toronto, calling on the Government of Canada to introduce a regulation to mandate the installation of sideguards on heavy trucks, as recommended … Continue reading

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Cycle and Sole Ride and Rally – Saturday, June 2nd

Mega (fun) RALLY at Queen’s Park for pedestrian and cycling safety Date: Saturday, June 2 Time: 3pm Why? To push the provincial government to play an active role in making streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians. Who? Cyclists and pedestrians … Continue reading

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Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition’s letter to the Transportation Minister

Read the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition’s letter to Transport Minister Denis Lebel urging the government to take action on truck side guards: VACC Letter

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City council passes motion on sideguards for trucks

On Wednesday, November 30th, Toronto City Council passed a motion on sideguards for trucks. Read about it here. Now Magazine published an article on the motion here.

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Cyclist dies in a truck-bicycle collision in Victoria

We were saddened to hear the news that yet another cyclist died in a truck-bicycle collision, this time in Victoria, B.C. Our prayers and thoughts go out to the friends and family of Mark Philip Metcalfe. Here’s an article from … Continue reading

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Press Release: Loved Ones of Lost Cyclists and Pedestrians Come Together to Urge Government to Mandate Side Guards for Heavy Trucks  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 28, 2011     Loved Ones of Lost Cyclists and Pedestrians Come Together to Urge Government to Mandate Side Guards for Heavy Trucks   Monday November 28, 2011   TORONTO – The loved ones of cyclists … Continue reading

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Press Conference Announced for Monday, November 28th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 25, 2011 Loved Ones of Cyclists and Pedestrians killed in Truck Collisions Join Call to Make Side Guards Mandatory TORONTO – Monday November 28, 2011 Friends and family members of people lost in cycling and pedestrian … Continue reading

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