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Student struck by car on Cootes Drive path
Parent calls on city to prevent further accidentsCraig Campbell,Published on May 02, 2008

A Dundas father is calling for safety improvements between Cootes Drive and the paved trail next to it after his daughter, a 22-year-old McMaster University student, was struck by a car while walking the family dog two weeks ago.

Malcolm Skingley said his daughter, Jennifer, suffered a concussion and neck injuries. She must go back to the hospital for further tests and rehabilitation.

Ten days after the accident, Jennifer was still suffering headaches, her father said Tuesday.

"I see a lot of people, seniors and people with children, walking on that path," Mr. Skingley said. "But there are no signs or safety barriers to keep cars off the path."

He believes the city should be pressured into making safety improvements between Cootes Drive and the paved trai…

beyond conservation

The American Wild Life Institute under Thomas H. Beck...chairman of President Roosevelt's committee on Wild Life Restoration:

"Conservation has not been effective. What we need is restoration....conservation isn't enough."
(Dundas Star, November 14, 1935)