A painted white Ghost Bike will be carried during the ride until they reach the Lansdowne and Davenport intersection. It will likely be installed at the sidewalk location of the makeshift memorial on the south west corner.
Funeral for Tom Samson – Tuesday November 27 2012
Funeral for Swansea Public School Grade 2 Teacher & Cyclist, Tom Samson. Held at Wychwood Barns, Tuesday November 27 2012
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Tom Samson’s Funeral: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 1:00 p.m., 76 Wychwood Ave #Toronto (Wychwood Barns) #bikeTO — http://steelesmemorialchapel.com/current.html#SamsonHiMY SYeD
RIP Tom Samson. Used to teach with him years ago. Such a great guy. Thinking of your friends and dear family. #BikeTO http://ow.ly/fAtaBEclecticCollectr
I put a Condolence Motion forward to Council to remember Tom Samson who lost his life on Friday in a hit and run bike accident.Sarah Doucette
#Toronto Council observing a moment of silence for Tom Samson and others who have passed away. @CycleToronto #BikeTO Funeral today Wychwood.Bob Brent
A child’s scooter parked outside the Wychwood Barns for the funeral of teacher Tom Samson. #Toronto http://yfrog.com/obiybmwjCatherine McDonald
At funeral for Tom Samson, teacher killed on his bike last wk. Him + his wife were 21 when they met. Room full w/ family, students + friendsJeremy Cohn
Our tribute to dearly departed cyclist and beloved teacher Tom Samson. ‘Pasajes’ Luis Pares https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/53032371 #biketoARC
So many past and present students at the Celebration of Life for the amazing teacher from Swansea PS Tom SamsonSarah Doucette
The procession after the funeral of #Swansea teacher Tom Samson killed Fri in an alleged hit and run http://yfrog.com/ob4rgiyajCatherine McDonald
The family of #TomSamson releases statement. Details tonight at 6Alexandra Pinto
done writin hardst assign Ive had:mem service 4 #TomSamson,cyclist/father/teachr killed Fri- #heartwrenching listing w his 2 youngkids thereAlex Consiglio
A portrait of a tragic loss: Tom Samson killed on a hit and run on his bike. @Consiglioz reports: http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1294129–tom-samson-beloved-dad-and-teacher-remembered-for-his-special-way-with-kidsJeff Green
stry cominsoon, lede:"TomSamson spoke a unique language only children cld understand and his widowed wife relied upon to raise their kids"Alex Consiglio
Tom Samson, beloved dad and teacher, remembered for his special way with kids – http://thestar.com http://bit.ly/V52ojv @torontostarAlex Consiglio
Tom Samson, beloved dad and teacher, remembered for his special way with kidsTom Samson spoke a unique language that only children could understand – and that his wife relied upon to raise their kids. It was a lang…
Hundreds gather for funeral service for teacher killed in alleged hit and run accident. Tom Samson was 35. Video tonight at 6.jmusselmanCTV
A sad day for those who knew #Swansea teacher Tom Samson killed Fri on his bicycle. An emotional funeral & his legacy. @globalnewsto tonightCatherine McDonald
Last of the teachers have left my house. Tough day of memories, tears and laughs. We will miss you #tomsamson. RIPMary Heenan
Funeral held for Toronto teacher killed in hit… | CityNews.ca – CitytvFuneral held for Toronto teacher killed in hit & run. November 27, 2012. Tom Samson was fatally hit while riding his bike at Davenp…
Funeral held for Toronto teacher killed in hit-and-run680News staff with files from CityNews TORONTO, Ont. – The funeral of a 35-year-old well-liked Grade 2 teacher killed in a hit-and-run in…
Memorial Ghost Bike Ride – Friday November 30 2012
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This is a bike ride to remember elementary school teacher and cyclist Tom Samson, killed while cycling on his way to work on Friday, 23 November 2012.
The ride will start at Matt Cohen Park and proceed to the crash site at Davenport and Lansdowne. Meetup starts at 6:00 p.m., depart from park at 6:30 p.m.
A white “Ghost Bike” will be affixed near the crash site as a memorial.
Advocacy for Respect for Cyclists (ARC) is organizing this event.
Ghost Rides usually occur a week after a cyclist is killed while riding their bike.
Media contact: Derek Chadbourne: 416.828.0370
@kiwinerd @CycleToronto Memorial ride for Tom Samson, father, cyclist and beloved teacher on Friday Bloor/Spadina 6:30pm.ARC
Toronto City Councillors Paul Ainslie (Ward 43), Shelley Carroll (Ward 33), Kristyn Wong-Tam (Ward 27) were the panel discussion moderated by community member, Claire Crossley.
It was live-tweeted by @PaisleyRae.
This panel offered insights into how these particular Toronto Councillors use social media to engage with the community both inside & outside Toronto City Hall. This discussion concluded with a Q & A with the Councillors.
Jane’s Walk is an a Free Walking Festival happening city-wide during first weekend in May 2015.
Ahead of the Festival Weekend, a number of Free “Jane’s Talk” Presentations are being held around the city at different …
The 108th Annual Santa Claus Parade winds its way through major downtown streets today. When it reaches King and University, Santa may spot Meredith and Geoff with a peculiar work of art.
It’s a canvas painting …
Every year since the first Jane’s Walk weekend in 2007, I’ve lead Jane’s Walks around Toronto.
This year, I’m in San Francisco and became the local Jane’s Walk City Organizer leading three walks this weekend: