Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Toronto - Young newcomers go cycling in the city

The Greenwood Secondary School Bike Club, an east-end high school that specializes in English as a second language. All 250 students there are relative newcomers not just to Toronto but to Canada. They come from Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Caribbean.

“There is more respect for bikes here,” said Brayan Mvulla as we coasted down the Greenwood Ave. bike lane. He was beaming ear to ear. Mvulla, 14, came to Canada four months ago from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. There he dared to cycle only in parks. Read more.

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