Toronto Bike Awards
More than 250 people attended the 2014 Toronto Bike Awards ceremony on November 13, 2014 at 918 Bathurst Culture & Arts Centre to celebrate the people and organizations that are making Toronto a better bike city. See photos of the event here.
Our hosts were Cycle Toronto Executive Director, Jared Kolb, and City of Toronto Chief Planner, Jennifer Keesmaat, who gave a keynote speech to kick off the ceremony.
- Featherstone Two Wheels Green Delivery
- Timbuk2 Toronto Designs
- Bike Sauce
- St. Michael's Hospital
- Steam Whistle Brewing
Community Awards were given to:
- Eleanor McMahon, MPP (Burlington) - winner of the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation's Active Transportation Champion of the Year Award
- Richard Christie, Senior Manager, Sustainability, Toronto District School Board - winner of the Bike to School Project's Champion of the Year Award
- Jerry Lee Miller - winner of Community Bicycle Network's CBNer of the Year Award
- Toronto Island Bicycle Rental - winner of Ontario By Bike's Best Toronto-Based Cycle Tourism Partner Award
- Monique Drepaul, Executive Director, Eglinton Way BIA - winner of the Toronto Cycling Think & Do Tank's Bikes Mean Business Award
- University of Toronto Facilities and Services Department - winner of Bikechain'sBuilders Award
- Downtown Yonge BIA - winner of Cycle Toronto's Supporter of the Year Award
- John Taranu - winner of Cycle Toronto's Volunteer of the Year Award
We celebrated the winners with beer from Steam Whistle, coffee from Propeller Coffee Company, refreshments from Vert Catering, and cake from Dufflet Pastries! The Ride to Conquer Cancer was present to sign up participants, and a Silent Auction to support Cycle Toronto's advocacy work featured items from Biketoons, Patagonia Toronto, Propeller Coffee Company, Spacing Store, Spynga, Steam Whistle Brewing, Stone Canoe, Sweet Pete's Bicycle Shop, Tangerine, Ticketmaster, Timbuk2 Toronto, Urbane Cyclist Co-op, VeloFix, and Zipcar.
Thank you to all the organizations that supported the event, and to everyone who attended! Thanks also to all the Cycle Toronto volunteers who helped the night run smoothly and operated our free Bike Valet service!
Click here for a small, shareable version of the 2014 event poster.
Click here for the 2013 Toronto Bike Awards.