Media Advisory: Bicycle-friendly businesses to be acknowledged at awards ceremony|
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City of Toronto Councillors Olivia Chow, Adam Giambrone (Chair of the Toronto
Cycling Committee), Pam McConnell, Joe Pantalone, Jane Pitfield, and Sylvia
Watson will honour businesses that promote cycling for a healthy city at the
Bicycle Friendly Business Awards ceremony.
Date: Thursday, October 7
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Toronto City Hall Rotunda
The following companies will receive awards for their bicycle friendliness:
Quadrangle Architects Limited, Best Bike Parking Award; Canadian Broadcasting
Corporation, Bicycle Commute Award; Toronto and Region Conservation Authority,
Bicycle-Friendliest Suburban Business Award; Jet Fuel Coffee Shop, Best Small
Business Award; The University Health Network, Best Large Business Award;
Ticketmaster, Best Skills Development Award; and International Financial Data
Services, Best Overall Award.
Councillors Raymond Cho, Olivia Chow, Adam Giambrone, Joe Pantalone, Jane
Pitfield, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook and Sylvia Watson judged the Bicycle
Friendly Business Awards. Rod McPhail, Director of Transportation Management
for the City of Toronto, Dave Robinson, Environmental Co-ordinator with
Mountain Equipment Co-op and Dufflet Rosenberg also sat on the judging panel.
The Bicycle Friendly Business Awards would like to the following funding
sponsor Mountain Equipment Co-op and in-kind sponsors, Dufflet Pastries and
Live Metal Works.
For more information about the awards, visit http://www.toronto.ca/cycling.
Sean Wheldrake, Bicycle Promotions Co-ordinator, 416-392-1143 or