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Critics dump on BMO Field’s ‘unsafe’ end zone

An Ottawa Redblacks defensive back, who played last season with the Grey Cup champion Toronto Argonauts, is concerned about the end zone playing conditions at BMO Field where the Redblacks and Argos clash tonight. Although the playing field itself at Toronto's home stadium is grown to natural grass, one end zone is completely artificial turf and has become the subject of much criticism of late because of its perceived lack of safety.

Halifax testing winter resilience of palm trees

The City of Halifax is testing the resilience of palm trees during the winter season in Dartmouth parks. A total of nine cold-hardy palm trees have been planted in four parks to see how they will fare once temperatures plummet.

Yarmouth selected to host 2019 CIB symposium

Yarmouth, N.S. has been selected as the host city for the 2019 national Communities in Bloom symposium. The event, to be held in September of next year, is expected to attract about 250 delegates from Canada and the United States.

Meat-eating hornets force closure of ball diamonds

A meat-eating, predatory hornet capable of stinging a human being through thick clothing has made its presence felt at various locations in the Niagara region and has forced the closure of three baseball diamonds in Port Colborne. Experts are weighing in on how best to eradicate the giant, non-native Japanese hornets.
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Welland’s oldest ash tree succumbs to ash borer

A 250-year-old ash tree, believed to be the oldest ash in Welland, Ont., has fallen victim to the wrath of the destructive emerald ash borer. » Read More

Sports Turf Canada Ontario Field Day

September 20, 2018
Location: Belleville, Ont.
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