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Regional Trail Committees

The Ontario Trails Council works with volunteers and community groups from all over Ontario. Since 2003, starting with a renewed partnership with the Trans Canada Trail, the Ontario Trails has spearheaded the development of Regional Trail Committees.

Ontario Trails is also pleased to provide links to a range of public community meetings and presentations related to community trail development. If you have any questions about the content contact the Ontario Trails.

List of Regional Trail Committees in Ontario:

Active Transportation and Trails Ajax
Trails and Active Transportation Committee Aurora
Active Transportation and Trails Barrie
Active Transportation and Trails Belleville
Active Transportation and Trails Bracebridge
Active Transportation and Trails Brockville
Active Transportation and Trails Clarington
Active Transportation and Trails Coburg
Active Transportation and Trails Frontenac
Active Transportation and Trails Georgina
Active Transportation and Trails Goderich
Active Transportation and Trails Haliburton
Active Transportation and Trails Halton Hills
Active Transportation and Trails Kitchener
Active Transportation and Trails Leeds Grenville Lanark 
Active Transportation and Trails Lincoln
Active Transportation and Trails Midland
Active Transportation and Trails Mississippi Mills
Active Transportation and Trails Muskoka
Active Transportation and Trails Newmarket
Active Transportation and Trails Niagara 
Active Transportation and Trails North Bay
Active Transportation and Trails Oakville
Active Transportation and Trails Orillia
Active Transportation and Trails Oshawa
Active Transportation and Trails Parry Sound
Active Transportation and Trails Quinte West
Active Transportation and Trails St. Catharines
Active Transportation and Trails St. Thomas
Active Transportation and Trails Stratford
Active Transportation and Trails Thunder Bay
Active Transportation and Trails Waterloo
Active Transportation and Trails Welland
Trails and Active Transportation Wellesley
Active Transportation Committee Whitby
Active Transportation Committee Windsor
Active Transportation and Trails York Region
Bluewater Trails Committee Sarnia-Lambton
Brampton Cycling and Trails Committee Brampton
Bruce County Trails  Bruce County
Caledon Trails Committee Caledon/Peel
Chatham Kent Trails Council Chatham-Kent
Discovery Routes North Bay
Durham Trails Committee Oshawa
East Gwillimbury Trails Committee East Gwillimbury
Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Network  Cornwall
Elliott Lake Trails Elliott Lake
Essex Essex
Frontenac Arch Biosphere Landsdowne
Georgian Bay Coast Trail Parry Sound
Glengarry Trails Glengarry
Grey-Bruce Trails Committee Hanover
Guelph to Goderich Rail Trail Listowel
Guelph Trails Committee Guelph
Haliburton Trails & Tours - closed Minden
Halton Hills AT and Trails Committee Halton Hills
Hamilton and Burlington Trails Council Burlington
Hamilton Trails Hamilton
Hastings Trails Committee Bancroft
Headwaters Community In Action Committee Headwaters
Kawartha Lindsay
Kenora RTC Kenora
Kinghorn Trails Committee Hurkett
Lanark Trails Committee Perth
London Trails Advisory Group London
Mississauga Cycling (and Trails) Mississauga
Muskoka Trails Council Muskoka
Niagara Trails Council Thorold
Norfolk Trails Committee Simcoe
North Grenville Kemptville
North Hastings Trails Committee Limerick
Oxford County Trails Council Woodstock
Prince Edward County Wellington
Rainbow Routes Sudbury
Recreation Committee Saugeen Shores
Red Lake Trails Red Lake
Sentier Prescott Russell L'Original
Simcoe County Trails Committee Barrie
Township of Tiny Trails Committee Tiny Township
TCAT Toronto
Temiskaming Shores Trail Committee Temiskaming Shores
Uxbridge Trails Uxbridge
VMUTS Mattawa-Bonfield
Waterloo Wellington Dufferin Wellington

Public Presentations

Share the Road 2019

Hastings County 2017

Trailhead North 2016

Trailhead North 2015

Trailhead Ontario 2015

Toronto 2013

Hamilton Burlington Trails Committee 2013

Hamilton Burlington Trails Committee 2012

Trailhead Ontario - June 2012

Brantford - Cycling Tourism - October 2012

Brussells Ontario - Guelph to Goderich Railtrail - October 2012

Red Lake RTC - February 2011

Temiskaming RTC - February 2011

Chatham Kent - Risk Management - February 2011

Chatham Kent RTC - February 2011

Caledon RTC - February 2011

Cambridge RTC - February 2011

Milton RTC - February 2011

Parry Sound RTC - February 2011

Sarnia Lambton RTC - January 2011

Bancroft - Hastings County RTC- January 2011

Eastern Ontario - Lanark RTC January 2011

Ottawa RTC 2- January 2011

Ottawa RTC 1- January 2011

November 27, 2010 - Headwaters Community In Action Trail Development Meeting

November 22, 2010 - Sir Sanford Fleming College

October 16, 2010 - County Forest Managers Meeting

September 14, 2010 - Ontario Eastern Municipalities Conference

August 15, 2010 - Haliburton Presentation

November 17, 2009 - Calabogie Presentation

November 13-14, 2009 - Hike Ontario Presentation

October 28, 2009 - Accessible Trails Presentation - Essex Ontario

October 22-24, 2009 - Carolinian Canada Conference Presentation

October 21, 2009 - Clearview Township Presentation - Stayner

October 15, 2009 - Muskoka Trails Council Meeting

October 8, 2009 - Trails of 1812 Presentation Heritage Forum

September 27, 2009 - IMBA/Ontario Mountain Bike Forum Presentation

September 26, 2009 - Canadian Trails Federation Meetings Ottawa

September 24, 2009 - Trans Canada Trail Meetings Ottawa

September 23, 2009 - Brantford TCT Trail Opening

September 12, 2009 - Award and Recognitions OFSC Ottawa

September 9-10, 2009 Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Meetings

July 13-14, 2009 - National Trails Coalition Project Assessment and Approval Meetings

July 7, 2009 - Ontario Regional Advisory Committee Meeting

June 24, 2009 - Mountain Equipment Co-op Garmin Winner Presentation

June 20-22, 2009 - Ontario Trails Conference

May 8, 2009 - Essex Region RTC Presentation

May 3, 2009 - City of Toronto Trailfest

April 27, 2009 - Ottawa, Minister Lunn, National Trails Coalition Presentation

April 8, 2009 - Toronto Cycling Forum Meeting

March 31, 2009 - Muskoka RTC Presentation

March 18-22, 2009 Sportsmen's Show Toronto

March 11, 2009 - Quinte RTC Presentation

March 6, 2009 - Presentation to Niagara Tourism - Trails of 1812

March 6, 2009 - Niagara RTC Presentation

March 3, 2009 - Brant County Council Presentation

March 2, 2009 - Conservation Ontario Presentation

February 20-22, 2009 - Outdoor Adventure Show - Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Meetings

February 13, 2009 - Thunder Bay Ontario - Regional Trail Committee Meeting

February 12, 2009 - Toronto Ontario - OTC Board Presidents Meeting - 2

February 6, 2009 - Sarnia Ontario - Regional Trails Meeting

February 3, 2009 - Ontario Cycling Forum - unpublished presentation

January 16, 2009 - Sudbury Ontario - Regional Trails Committee Meeting

December 6, 2008 - Ottawa Ontario -OTC Board President's Meeting - 1

December 5, 2008 - Central Ontario - Peterborough, the Kawartha's and Hastings

November 22, 2008 - Central Ontario - Barrie and Simcoe

November 14, 2008 - Eastern Ontario Trails Discussion - North Gower Ontario

October 30, 2008 - Conservation Ontario - Best Practices in Trail Building

October 29, 2008 - Conservation Ontario - Trail Trends

October 3, 2008 - London - Trillium Trail Network and RTC Meeting

September 9, 2008 - Sault Ste Marie - Regional Trails Committee Development Meeting

August 27, 2008 - Ministry of Transportation Coroners Inquest Submisision

August 7, 2008 - Morton - FABR Presentation - TTN Safe Trails Manual

June 16, 2008 - Winnipeg - Trans Canada Trail Presentation

April 22, 2008 - Manulife - Active Living Presentation

April 20, 2008 - OTC Meeting - Centralized Website review

April 4, 2008 - Cochrane - Regional Trail Committees and Trillium Trail Network

March 16, 2008 - Sportsmens Show - Preserving the Paddling Environment

March 3, 2008 - Waterdown - Ontario Parks Association - Trillium Trail Network

February 17, 2008 - Insurance Session with Imagine Canada

February 1, 2008 - Merrickville - Regional Trails Committee Development Meeting

January 18, 2008 - Barrie - Regional Trails Committee Development Meeting

November 29, 2007 - Northumberland, Ontario

November 24, 2007 - OFATV Barrie, Ontario

November 16, 2007 - Brockville, Ontario

November 8, 2007 - Brampton, Ontario

November 3, 2007 - Haliburton, Ontario - Trillium Trail Network to OFTR

October 30, 2007 - Owen Sound - Presentation to Ontario Forest Managers

August 18, 2007 - Prince Edward County - Presentation to County Trails Committee

July 7, 2007 - Parry Sound, Ontario

June 28, 2007 - Picton, Ontario - Presentation to Parks and Recreation

June 13, 2007 - Morton and Kingston - Frontenac Arch Biosphere - Capturing the Trail Economy

June 12, 2007 - London, Completing the Trans Canada Trail in Ontario an OTC presentation

April 17, 2007 - Manitoulin Island - Regional Trail Committee Presentation

March 29, 2007 - Kingston Ontario

March 23, 2007 - North Bay

March 19, 2007 - Timmins

March 19, 2007 - Northumberland Trails Committee

January 15, 2007 - South Stormont Dundas Glengarry Trails Committee

January 15, 2007 - Winchester

January 7, 2007 - Pre-budget Consultation Paper

December 12, 2006 - Ontario Trillium Foundation, Toronto

November 16, 2006 - Northhumberland Trails Committee

October 20, 2006 - Eastern Ontario Health Unit

October 4, 2006 - Rural Ontario Municpal Association Meeting, Haliburton

September 29, 2006 - Windsor Star

September 28, 2006 - Windsor

September 12, 2006 - Sudbury - Neorra Conference

Brockville May 13. 2006

Park and Recreation Ontario - April 10, 2006

Ontario Federation of Trail Riders - April 8, 2006

Ontario Parks Association- March 30, 2006

February 23 and 24, 2006 - Essex, Chatham-Kent TCTO

February 15, 2006 - Discovery Routes RMC Development meeting - Report

February 9, 10 - St Thomas, London, St. Catharines - Trail Issues Meetings

Kingston Trails Planning Meeting

February 6, 2006 - PARC - Trails-Health Event Program Materials

January 26, 2006 - Ontario Realty Corporation Meeting

January 10, 2006 - OTC Pre-Budget Consultation Paper 2006 "Economic Issues Affecting Ontario's Trail Networks"

January 7, 2006 - OFTR - Land Use Issues

December 10, 2005 - Ontario Trillium Foundation - speakers notes reporting on OTC organizational change

November 24, 2005 - North Bay - Discovery Routes Trails Symposium Regional Management Council Presentation

November 20, 2005 - Oshawa - Durham Regional Trails Network, Trillium Trails Network Presentation

November 10, 2005 - Ingersoll - Trails Strategy, Trillium Trails Networkand Kicking it up on the Trails

October 22, 2005 - OTC President Presents TTN to Ontario Bicyling Route, Cycling Ontario Allicance Conference, Hamilton

October 21, 2005 - Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Trails Committee

October 15, 2005 - TTN OTC Board Presentation - Barrie Ontario

October 6, 2005 - Provincial Trails Strategy Toronto

October 5, 2005 - Ministry of Natural Resources, Ontario Parks

September 30, 2005 - Mattawa speaking engagement only

Kawartha Lakes Recreational Trail Plan Development Meeting - September 27, 2005 - Dan Andrews attended on behalf of OTC

Ontario Recreational Canoe Association Annual General Meeting Presentation - September 17, 2005 - Peterborough

Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs Presentation - September 16, 2005 - London

OTC/Brantford Cycling and Trailways Committee Presentation - September 15, 2005 - Brantford

OTC/Hike Ontario Presentation - Green Trails Meeting - September 10, 2005 - Kingston

OTC TTN Meeting - Green Trails - September 2, 2005 - Peterborough

OTC TTN Meeting - Gold Trails - July 8, 2005

OTC Presentation to Brantford City Council - July 5, 2005

OTC Presentation to Representatives of Oxford, Brant, Middlesex and Norfolk Counties - June 16, 2005

OTC Presentation to Representatives of the Counties of Hastings, Lennox and Addington, and Frontenac - May 26, 2005

OTC Presentation to the City of Peterborough and Representatives of Northumberland and Peterborough Counties - May 17, 2005

OTC Conference Presentation - May 1, 2005

OTC AGM Reports - April 29-30, 2005

Parks and Recreation Ontario Conference - Trails Strategy Presentation London, Ontario April 19, 2005

Parks and Recreation Ontario Conference - Public Affairs Committee Trend Watch Article/Presentation London, Ontario April 18, 2005

Bracebridge Regional Management Council Meeting April 9, 2005

Ontario Federation of Trail Riders AGM, April 1, 2005

Ontario Parks Association Conference Hamilton, Ontario March 23, 2005

Ontario Trails Council/Ontario Parks Association/Parks and Recreation Ontario - Trails Strategy Think Tank - February 22, 2005

Niagara Regional Management Meeting November 21, 2004

Haliburton Highlands Trillium Trails Network Presentation - Haliburton, Ontario November 17, 2004

Cross-Border Initiatives Rochester New York, October 1-2, 2004

Meetings and Process Documents

Regional Trail Commitees - Development Manual

Province of Ontario - Trail Liability and Insurance - December 2012

Toronto Beltline Trail - November 2012 - Lighting and Transit Issues

Conservation Ontario - October 2012 - Trailbuilding

Province of Ontario - Trail Accessibility - October 1, 2012

Province of Ontario - Trail Priorities - September 18, 2012


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