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Mid-April snow storms catching contractors off guard

Private snow removal contractors in the North Bay area have been caught off guard by the re-emergence of winter in their part of Ontario. Staff from several companies are currently vacationing in tropical locations during a period that ordinarily follows snow cleanup yet precedes spring start-up, and companies have found themselves shorthanded.

Will reduced grass cutting increase tick numbers?

The City of Cornwall, Ont. wants to cut $95,000 from its municipal budget this year by reducing the number of times it mows grass in its city parks, but at least one councillor and Cornwall's medical officer of health argue the strategy will lead to increased populations of ticks.

Cold, wet spring triggering snow mould allergies

Allergies to snow mould are commonplace in Edmonton and other northern prairie regions where snow that arrives during winter tends to remain the entire season. The cold, wet Alberta spring is triggering symptoms among those who suffer allergies.

19-year-old entrepreneur already in lawn care biz six years

Already in the lawn maintenance profession for six years, 19-year-old Simon Rosas-Leon has created a thriving business in Winnipeg. Top Notch Yard Care is a city wide venture that offers commercial and residential lawn care, small landscaping, vegetation control and snow removal.
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Fort Mac super selected to work at 2018 Ryder Cup

Fort McMurray Golf Club superintendent Jeff Hacior will be the lone Canadian member of the North American maintenance team this September for the 2018 Ryder Cup tournament in France. He was one of 10 North American superintendents chosen from among 374 eligible members of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America. » Read More

World Stadium Congress 2018

May 7-9, 2018
Location: The Netherlands
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21st annual Snow & Ice Conference

June 26-29, 2018
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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