2015 Otesha Tour

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It is 6 a.m.

Multiple alarms have now gone off. You can hear groaning and rustling as scraggly haired youth crawl out of their sleeping bags. We are the scraggly haired youth.

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Bike Host program to help newcomers in Ottawa ride

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Did you know that foreign-born immigrants represent 19.4% of the population in Ottawa-Gatineau? Imagine if low-income newcomers were encouraged and mentored to use bicycles as a means of transportation. Not only would they gain freedom to travel for work, but they’d save money, and be more physically active.

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