The YMCA Centre for Immigrant Programs initiated the program with support from the province. Bike Again!, a local volunteer-run bike shop, supplied the refurbished bikes.
The goal was to help newcomers enjoy their community, do activities together and have more independence.
“I like to ride to make me happy,” nine-year-old Young Israel Izere said while seated on his new bike. He was also eager to learn and answer questions during the training.
“This has up to this point been a huge success so we’re definitely looking to do it again in the future,” said Keenan.
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