September 2nd, 2014
Mama Cutsworth draws her dream bicycle in anticipation for #OWeek2014!
August 29th, 2014
UWSA Bike Lab’s ElectionCycle to provide candidates platform to discuss their vision for active transportation
UW RELEASE – 2014/127
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –Friday, August 29, 2014
WINNIPEG, MB – Media outlets are advised of an upcoming opportunity to ride along with candidates in the upcoming civic election, and hear their opinions on active transportation. The idea is to experience what the downtown commuter cyclist experiences during the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) Bike Lab’s ElectionCycle – Accessing UWinnipeg and Downtown.
Mayoral candidates Judy Wasycylia-Leis and Robert Falcon Ouellette will join candidate for Daniel Mac city councillor Keith Bellamy and University of Winnipeg President Dr. Annette Trimbee for the ride. Other confirmed attendees include members of the cycling community and representatives of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, West Broadway Community Organization and the Spence Neighbourhood Association. All involved will take part in a 45 minute casual bike ride, followed by a 30 minute gathering where candidates can share their positions on active transportation.
Media are invited to attend both the ride and the discussion on September 4, 2014.
The UWSA Bike Lab is a volunteer and student run community bike shop specializing in cycling education and advocacy.
Please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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