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Mayor says elderly couple doesn’t have to cut grass

It took the clout of Toronto Mayor John Tory to intercede on a city ordinance that would have forced an elderly couple to cut the grass on a traffic island fronting their home. Disturbed by a newspaper story that said the couple – 91 and 88 years of age – were responsible for cutting the patch of grass, the mayor ordered city staff to tackle the job.

Another tree protest in Fredericton

The fate of 19 trees at Fredericton's Officers' Square – left off of Monday's council meeting – triggered another protest outside city hall. A group called Save The Elm Trees of Officers' Square has more than 5,500 signatures on a petition in opposition to new development at the city site.

Public to help decide fate of Montreal ball field

Public consultations will help to decide the fate of a baseball field in Montreal, even though it has already been demolished. The field was deemed unsafe to pedestrians and motorists outside the property, who were at risk of being hit by an errant foul ball.

Industry must adjust as anti-blower pressures mount

The owner of a Toronto-area landscaping business says the industry must become more proactive as pressure continues to mount in attempts to silence leaf blowers. He said the industry must get ahead of the game before leaf blower bans are introduced.
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Landscaping GM helped turn company’s fortunes around

The future of Canada’s professional turf and grounds maintenance industry is in good hands. From coast to coast, several bright, young superstars have been making a difference in the industry, paving the way for the next wave of up-and-coming professionals. This week, we profile the fourth (in alphabetical order) of our Top 10 Under 40 roster of selected recipients: Sam Geleynse. » Read More

21st annual Snow & Ice Conference

June 26-29, 2018
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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