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The Jack Layton I Bike T.O. Shirts have raised $294… so far!

By | August 29, 2011

Back on Thursday, I had the idea to allow cyclists in Toronto (or wherever) to show their love of Jack Layton and how his life inspired them by making a Special Edition of the I Bike T.O. shirt. (women’s version here) In addition to honouring Jack, the shirt (produced online via spreadshirt.com) makes a profit [...]

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The Jack Layton I Bike T.O. Shirt

By | August 25, 2011

UPDATE! 44 shirts have been bought.  This has now raised $264 for Bikes without Borders‘ Pedal-Powered Hope Project! On my way to work this morning I had a little brainstorm about making a Jack Layton I Bike T.O. shirt, so that’s what I did. It’s orange (you can change that to another colour if you [...]

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Little Book of Rob Ford helping Bikes without Borders

By | July 18, 2011

Great Press Release from Bikes without Borders and House of Anansi Press: Rob Ford thinks “cyclists are a pain in the ass.” These cyclists are saving lives. House of Anansi Press is proud to sponsor a fundraiser for Toronto-based organization Bikes Without Borders, providing bicycles and bicycle ambulances to Community Health Workers in Malawi. On [...]

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How the CareCar Bicycle Ambulance is saving lives

By | March 14, 2011

In Malawi there is a shortage of ambulances and many roads are in a bad condition. As a consequence, many pregnant women and their children die because they do not arrive in time at the hospital. Dutch trader Peter Meyer came up with a solution: the bicycle ambulance. 3 years ago he started Sakaramenta, which [...]

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