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New turf, trees planned for Queen’s Park in Toronto

New turf and the addition of more trees are among the improvements to be made at Toronto's Queen's Park. The north end of the park is closing from March until October to accommodate revitalization work. The south end will be shut down for improvements during the same time period next year.

Nanaimo faces sports fields funding shortfall

The City of Nanaimo, B.C. will have to come up with a plan to fund millions of dollars worth of sports field upgrades within the next couple of decades. The proposed projects amount to $18.5 million, but the provincial government has said seven of the projects are not eligible for inclusion in the development cost charge program.

Wait is nearly over at Kananaskis

The five-year wait to play golf again at the Kananaskis Country Golf Course is nearly over. Destroyed by a flood in 2013, 18 of the course's 36 holes are expected to reopen for play on May 10. The remainder of the course will open in two later stages this season.

New turf machine has benefits of both tractor and utility vehicle

Toro's new Outcross 9060 has the benefits of both a tractor and super-duty utility vehicle. The machine allows superintendents and turfgrass professionals to do more with less, using less labour, fewer resources and taking less time.
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Industry facing possible landscaping labour shortfall

A chronic shortage of workers is plaguing the horticulture industry, an official from Landscape New Brunswick says. Executive director Jim Landry said deterrents include the physical nature of the work and that it's seasonal, but one landscaper said it's also rewarding work and gives those entering the industry a chance to be creative. » Read More

21st annual Snow & Ice Conference

June 26-29, 2018
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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