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MEC wants Canadians to get outside this summer – and is making it easier than ever to do so (to the point where, really, you have no excuses).

The country’s longtime go-to spot for outdoor gear and inspiration kicked off summer with the launch of www.goodtimesoutside.ca, a new website that inspires and enables users to get outside. Helping your fresh air cause, it sorts activities by vibe, ability, location and duration.

The unveiling of the Jack Layton statue with his widow, MP Olivia Chow

This morning it was a celebration of the former NDP leader Jack Layton on the 2 year anniversary of his death after his bout with cancer. To honour his memory, a bronze statue was unveiled with Jack Layton riding a tandem bicycle in the back seat allowing people to sit on the front seat and pose for photos. The statue is called “Jack’s Got Your Back”. The incredible part is that the sculpture was made in part by his widow…