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Free public talk: Community success and joys of winter cycling for daily mobility - Tales from Oulu, Finland


Event type(s)Commuting Trail maintenance

Organizer Cycling Association of Yukon

Insurance coverage Not applicable

Community Whitehorse


Cycling Association of Yukon, Whitehorse Urban Cycling Coalition, City of Whitehorse and Medicine Chest Pharmacy welcome Harri Varaala (Senior City Engineering) and Pekka Tahkola (Winter Maintenance Instructor and Well Being Engineer) from Oulu, Finland.

Harri and Pekka will offer a free public talk about best practices in winter cycle network maintenance and the joys of winter cycling for daily mobility.

Afterwards, they will attend the international Winter Cycling Congress in Edmonton, Alberta from February 22 and 24, 2024. They agreed to make a special trip north before the Congress to check out Whitehorse and meet with our community.

Harri and Pekka will also spend time with City of Whitehorse staff, and members of Cycling Association of Yukon and Whitehorse Urban Cycling Coalition to discuss winter maintenance best practices.

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Registration to attend in-person is now full. Please join us online (see info below).

Thanks to support from City of Whitehorse and Medicine Chest Pharmacy

This event can happen due to the generous support of the Environmental Grant.

We are also thankful for the kindness of a sponsorship by Medicine Chest Pharmacy.



Canada Games Centre, Meeting Room (space for up to 30 people). View location on map

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