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Beaconsfield passes leaf blower ban for 2019

Starting in 2019, the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers will be banned in Beaconsfield, Que. between the months of June and September. A vote passed by council erupted in tensions when the ban was passed.

Winnipeg park gets $125K to improve sports field

Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg has received a $125,000 contribution to improve its sports fields. The fields are used for soccer, cricket and ultimate Frisbee in the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter.

Kingston field testing garlic to repel ticks

In the movies, it has proved effective in warding off vampires. In real life, it is showing promise as a repellent against Lyme disease-carrying ticks. A garlic-based spray is being tested this summer in Kingston in hopes of keeping ticks at bay.

Lyme disease-carrying ticks on the move in New Brunswick

Black-legged ticks capable of spreading Lyme disease continue to move into new areas of New Brunswick. York County has recently become the sixth jurisdiction named as a risk area in the province.
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Leasha Schwab

Superintendent sets her course on path of sustainability

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 eighth (in alphabetical order) of our Top 10 Under 40 roster of selected recipients: Leasha Schwab. » Read More
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Sports Turf Canada Ontario Field Day

September 20, 2018
Location: Belleville, Ont.
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