Monthly Archives: October 2013

2013 Annual Conference Recap

Special thanks to everyone who joined us, either in person or virtually, for our second Annual Conference from October 25th-27th 2013. We are pleased to be able to confirm that we had representatives from 17 organizations from around the province among our delegates. Over the course of the weekend we were able to touch on [...]

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Congratulations to our new board of directors

Congratulations to the new Board of Directors who were elected to two-year terms on October 26th 2013 at this year’s AGM. President Richard Campbell Director Jack Becker Rob Bernhardt Colin Brander Kevin Chan Arthur Orsini Peter Stary Arne Elias Ray Straatsma Barry Bogart Aaron Dixon Cornelia Dinca Additionally Jim Alix, Fiona Walsh and Ed Schum [...]

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Safety and Speed Review Needs to Ensure Cycling Safety is Improved

  The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is undertaking a Safety and Speed Review of highways between communities in B.C. One outcome could be the raising of speed on highways, many of which are popular cycling routes and in many cases, the only reasonable route. The British Columbia Cycling Coalition has strong concerns about traffic speeds [...]

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HUB and BCCC Join GetOnBoard BC

HUB and the BC Cycling Coalition have joined the GetOnBoard BC coalition. GetOnBoard BC is a non-partisan coalition of residents, students, workers, businesses, academics and other groups which works to improve public transit in Metro Vancouver. On joining the coalition, HUB released a statement: “HUB believes an efficient and reliable transit system is key to [...]

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De Facto Fiasco

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has produced a brand new decision involving two cars which adversely impacts a cyclist’s ability to pass vehicles on the right. Not only does the decision represent another nail in the passing on the right coffin, it underscores the necessity for legislative change. The facts of the case were [...]

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John Hathaway Bequest Boosts Hazard Removal and Maintenance Action Plan

Kick Off Meeting at BCCC Conference   At their AGM on October 6, the BC Randonneurs approved the granting of the John Hathaway Bequest to the British Columbia Cycling Coalition (BCCC) for the first phase of Cycling Hazard Removal and Maintenance Action Plan. John Hathaway, a founding member of the BC Randonneurs, bequeathed funds to [...]

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AGM Notice

This year’s AGM will be taking place on Saturday October 26th. The AGM is free to attend for all conference delegates, the general public, and all BCCC members. If you are not a member, please support our efforts to improve cycling in BC by joining the BCCC. This is an exciting anniversary as we celebrate [...]

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Call for Directors – Help Move Cycling Forward in BC

The British Columbia Cycling Coalition (BCCC) is seeking individuals dedicated to moving cycling forward to stand for nomination to our board of directors at the Annual General Meeting on Saturday October 26, 2013 from 2:00-3:30pm. About the BCCC The British Columbia Cycling Coalition (BCCC) is a registered Non-Profit Society whose members are cycling organizations individuals and throughout [...]

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Announcing a New Blog for the BCCC’s CycloTouringBC Program

As part of development of a cyclotouring program for BC, there is a need for a social place for cyclotourists where cyclists can seek information; look at maps; ask questions and get responses; leave comments and rate routes, accommodations, and services; relate and share their cyclotouring experiences; and so on. This blog ( will evolve [...]

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