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N.S. senior scammed of snow removal service

A Nova Scotia senior citizen has fallen victim to a scam after prepaying for snow removal services and not getting what she paid for. Responding to a an online advertisement, she contacted the "contractor" who took her money, but failed to show when there was work to be done.

Townhouse development will eliminate six holes from course

Proposed development of a multi-unit townhouse project at a Surrey, B.C. golf course, if approved, will reduce the course to 12 holes from its current 18. It's not the loss of golf holes, however, that has neighbouring residents up in arms, but the added congestion they believe will ensue.

Longtime Cherry Hill GC superintendent Cecil Hoekstra passes away

Cecil Hoekstra, former superintendent at the Cherry Hill Golf Club in Fort Erie, Ont., has passed away at the age of 82. Prior to his career in golf, he was a professional hockey player in the Montreal Canadiens system for several years.

Upgrades to Prince George sports fields to cost $10M plus

Most baseball diamonds and other sports fields in Prince George, B.C. are underused and in poor condition and require more than $10 million in upgrades, city council was told Monday. Most facilities in the city are 25 years old on average and built to minimum standards.
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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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Sister defends landscaper charged with murder

A Toronto landscaper charged with the murders of two Gay Village men would never kill anyone, says his sister. Others who know him describe him as "kind" and "always pleasant." » 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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