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P.E.I. court to settle golf course land dispute

The sale of a 325-acre golf course on Prince Edward Island, that was a the centre of an ongoing dispute between the province and Mi'kmaq people, will be discussed this week in provincial court.

Tree felling stops in Surrey to protect protesters

The presence of protesters in Surrey, B.C.'s Hawthorne Park has forced the city to halt tree-felling operations on a controversial road project. Continued tree felling has been deemed unsafe as long as the protesters are present. The protesters claim removal of trees will significantly disturb sensitive habitat areas.

More money needed to repair flooded TO parks

Plans to repair damages to Toronto's waterfront parks that were extensively flooded last summer may come up short this year with what has so far been budgeted. The city's preliminary budget includes $2 million for the necessary repair work, but it's been estimated the damages amounted to about $7.4 million.

Soccer complex gets priority status in Thunder Bay

An indoor complex for soccer and other turf sports has been given priority status by the City of Thunder Bay, Ont. The city currently has plenty of facilities for such indoor sports as hockey and swimming, but has nothing for soccer and other sports that could be played throughout the winter.
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Hardscaping – March 2018

The March 2018 issue of Turf & Rec will feature a special supplement with a look at hardscaping. An important component of design/build landscaping firms, hardscaping topics in this special section will include excavation, base construction, basic paver installation and tools of the trade. >> More Information
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TV shooting leaves Hamilton stadium in disrepair

The turf at Hamilton's Bernie Arbour Stadium will need replacement this spring after having sustained extensive damage during location shooting for the television series The Handmaid's Tale. The city is negotiating with the series' film company about the estimated $100,000 cost to re-sod the stadium. » Read More

Golf Industry Show

Feb. 3-8, 2018
Location: San Antonio, Texas
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Western Canada Turfgrass Association conference

Feb. 14-16, 2018
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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Ontario Turfgrass Symposium

Feb. 21, 2018
Location: University of Guelph
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