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Couple committed to bringing bikes to Nunavut children – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2015306 Views

June 23, 2015

A former Calgarian and her husband are on a mission to send bikes to Canada’s far north to give children there a chance to feel the freedom of riding in their remote communities.

Young people in the small community of Kugluktuk, Nunavut are discovering the joys of riding a bike and for some it’s their first time on a set of wheels.

Ali Harper and her RCMP officer husband Tim were recently transferred to the area from Calgary and noticed a need for bicycles.

The couple started the Polar Bike Project to give the kids a fun way to stay busy and out of trouble.

“When we were small kids, the simple joys of riding a bike, and you don’t realize that, you take it for granted,” said Harper.

Read More: http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/couple-committed-to-bringing-bikes-to-nunavut-children-1.2437193

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