News Archive

Maintenance Partnership Being Proposed by St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails
Originally published in the Masthead News December 2nd issue. As is known by all who use it, the St. Margaret’s Bay Rails to Trails (SMBARTA) serves a variety of people—pedestrians, cyclists, ATVers, equestrians, cross country skiers, and more. It provides...
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Annual General Meeting
We will be holding our annual General Meeting virtually Monday December 7th 2020 at 7pm. Interested in becoming a voting member? Sign-up here & don’t forget to register for the AGM at the same time Member Sign-up If you would like...
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Community Garden gets “Rocked”!
Thanks to Jacqui Tupper and her group of rock painters, the Rails to Trails Community garden has some artistic flair.  Here is a small sample of their work scattered throughout the garden. Stop by the garden – located at the...
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A Thank You Letter to CN for their Continued Support
Thank you to Canadian National Railway (CN) and specifically Al, Tiffany and Janet for your generous support of our trail. When I look back at some of the historic pictures that were taken during the original construction of the rail...
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Improvements and Maintenance Continue on Rails to Trails
Improvements and maintenance are still taking place along the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails, says Rick Muzyk, vice chair and manager of Renewal and Maintenance. “My budget for the season is to spend between $70,000 to $75,000 on...
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Ride for Cancer a Huge Success
The Ride for Cancer in support of the QEII Health Sciences Centre was a huge success again this year in spite of the pandemic. Over 1,000 Riders some sporting face masks set-off each at a staggered start time on a...
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Ride For Cancer 2020
Sure as the sea, #WeRideAgain Everything is an out-and-back this year starting and finishing in Bayer’s Lake.  This removes the need to transport bikes and people during COVID.  The road in Bayer’s is closed to traffic so that provides lots...
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Rona Trail Sponsorship Program Launches
The St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails Association was selected today by Rona Tantallon as their charity for fundraising this year! During the month of September, when customers pay at the checkout, they are given the opportunity to make...
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We Have You Covered!
Originally published in the Masthead News August 5th issue. Whether it’s having an el fresco lunch with your family, finding a shady spot for a rest during a long bike ride, or needing a roof over your head while a...
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Volunteers Take Care of Garden next to Trail Parking Lot
A group of volunteers has been working on the Trail Garden next to the Trail Parking Lot off Sonny’s Road at the Crossroads. Over several evenings, we have weeded, pruned and mulched the garden. It is our goal to make...
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