Annual General Meeting Header
Annual General Meeting Header

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 to join the AGM as a non-member please email us by December 4th at mail@stmargaretsbaytrails.com…

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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 trail entrance behind Redmond’s Home Hardware Upper Tantallon – to see all of the amazing…

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St. Margaret’s Bay Rails-to-Trails Fall 2020 Update

When the world stopped in the spring of 2020, our trail remained open and active. Trail users could escape COVID-19 for a while, get some exercise and fresh air, and lower their shoulders. Neighbours touched base with each other from opposite sides of the trail, and disrupted the isolation that befell us. It didn’t take…

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From Left to Right: Jacqui Tupper (on horseback), Sue Douglas & Denise Hicks (Co-Chairs SMBARTA), Al Abraham (CN Stronger Communities Fund) and Rick Muzyk (Vice-Chair SMBARTA)
From Left to Right: Jacqui Tupper (on horseback), Sue Douglas & Denise Hicks (Co-Chairs SMBARTA), Al Abraham (CN Stronger Communities Fund) and Rick Muzyk (Vice-Chair SMBARTA)

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 bed in the early 1900’s, I am quite certain that none of the engineers, surveyors…

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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 25, 50, 75 or 100km journey — to transform local cancer care, here at home….

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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 of space for social distancing.  The 25k turnaround is at Five Bridges Junior High; 50k…

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SMBARTA Rona in-store display
SMBARTA Rona in-store display

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 a donation to the SMBARTA. Staff will be collecting donations of $2, $5, or $10…

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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 rain cloud passes, we have you covered, says the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to…

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