贴心姐妹网
 · 设为主页 | · 添加收藏 | · 会员注册 | · 会员登录    +
 
首页 | 社会政治 | 职场创业 | 情感关系 | 子女成长 | 多元生活 | 文化艺术 | 社区公益

多伦多市政府邀请市民在红河上免费划独木舟体验历史和自然

来源:多伦多市政府   更新:2017-08-17 07:00:09   作者:多伦多市政府

MomenTO by Canoe invites Torontonians to experience history and nature on the water

MomenTO, a TO Canada with Love program, will take Torontonians to the water with a unique and free canoeing opportunity on the Rouge River on August 20. 

"The Rouge River is a waterway of national significance as it defines Toronto's largest park and is within Canada's first national urban park," said Mayor John Tory. "This MomenTO event will provide a special opportunity to experience the human and natural history of Toronto from the compelling perspective of this waterway." 

“There is still much to look forward to and enjoy for Canada 150,” said the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage. “MomenTO events provide opportunities to discover the incredible history of this city, including the significance of its rivers and waterways. Let’s take advantage of Canada 150 to learn more about our past, as we look to the future with hope and optimism.”

“The canoe played a significant role in our history. It brought Ontarians together across lakes and rivers, and allowed trade and communities to flourish,” said Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport. “Our government is proud to support MomenTO by Canoe through the Ontario150 program that will give participants the opportunity to reconnect with one another while experiencing the Rouge River’s natural beauty and history." 

MomenTO by Canoe, a partnership with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, invites the public to celebrate the natural beauty of the Rouge River and to learn about its significance to Canada on August 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to being able to canoe for free on the river, the public will be able to engage in other on-site activities. Boating equipment and safety professionals will be available to guide the paddling experience. On September 10, Torontonians will be able to have a similar canoeing experience with on-site activities on the Humber River. 

The August 20 event will offer a free Parkbus shuttle service to and from Rouge National Urban Park with pick up and drop off locations downtown and at the Scarborough Town Centre. More information about this service is available at https://www.parkbus.ca/rougebeach.

This canoeing event is part of MomenTO, which highlights 150 years of Canadian moments through people, places and events that are significant to the history of Canada and Toronto. It encourages Torontonians to contribute to an online MomenTO timeline, and engages audiences throughout the city at its mobile MomenTO Pop-up Museum and at outdoor film screenings on August 24 and 25. Additional events will include a music series and the continuation of the MomenTO: Toronto's Heritage of Innovation talks series. 

"These MomenTO events highlight Toronto's exceptional and enduring contributions to Canadian history,” said Councillor Michael Thompson (Ward 37 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City's Economic Development Committee. 

MomenTO is part of the City's TO Canada with Love program and is produced in partnership with the Province of Ontario’s Ontario150 Program and the Government of Canada. More information is available at www.toronto.ca/momento.

(Source: City of Toronto)

分享到: 更多
相关文章
[多元生活] 多伦多市政府推出帮助市民进行垃圾分类和丢弃的应用程序
[多元生活] 多伦多市政府延长8个游泳池开放时间帮助市民防暑
[多元生活] 多伦多市政府延长酷暑警报
[社会政治] 保守党若分裂等于给特鲁多送大礼
[多元生活] 多伦多市政府发出酷暑警报 提醒市民采取防暑措施
[社会政治] 加拿大国父雕像再遭厄运:蒙特利尔市中心的麦克唐纳雕像遭泼红漆
[社会政治] 事实核查(3)哥伦比亚大学学者:现代欧洲和穆斯林历史深度交织
[社会政治] 多伦多市政府公布各选区最新人口资料 提供决策依据
[社会政治] “日本政府企图抹杀日本对世界的暴行,我们不允许日本篡改历史“
[多元生活] 抗酷暑,多伦多市政府延长8个户外游泳池开放时间
发表评论
您必须登录后才能发表评论![立即登录] 还没有注册会员?[立即注册]  
 
会员登录
用户名:
密 码:
 
· 关于我们 About Us · 用户条约 Terms and Conditions · 隐私政策 Privacy Policy · 联系方式 Contact Us
版权声明:本网发布的内容版权归Lovingsister Media Inc. 所有,未经书面许可,严禁转载,违者将承担法律责任。
© 2013 Lovingsister Media Inc. All rights reserved. Unauthorized distribution, transmission or republication strictly prohibited.