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September 26, 2018
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Artificial grass in Vancouver ignites turf war

Artificial turf along a number of streets and sidewalks in Vancouver has triggered some heated debate between those who find it attractive and those who consider it to be tacky. Laid mostly outside condominium buildings, the synthetic turf is praised by those who dislike the use of pesticides and fertilizers yet chastised by those who say it's ugly and environmentally unfriendly.

Can naturalists and disc golfers get along in Kamloops?

Mel Rothenburger, Kamloops' "Armchair Mayor," has offered his opinion on the much-debated issue pertaining to the future of the former McArthur Island Park golf course property. By all accounts, he says, it would appear the Kamloops Naturalist Club and the Kamloops Disc Golf Club won't be able to live happily together on the property.

Oakville’s legal fees to protect Glen Abbey tops $5M

The fight to keep Oakville's Glen Abbey Golf Club from falling into the hands of developers intent on building more than 3,000 new residential units at the site has already cost the municipality $5.3 million on consultants and lawyers. The town wishes to conserve the golf course as a heritage site while its owner ClubLink wants to sell the property for development.

Ash borer lands in Nova Scotia, no plan yet to fight it

The emerald ash borer's eastward movement has found its way into Nova Scotia. The presence of the invasive pest was confirmed last week in Bedford. The province still has no regulations in place to deal with the pest insect, and it's expected the borer will survive the coming winter.
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Cricket pitch

Niagara’s new cricket pitch ready for official opening

Niagara Falls now has its own cricket pitch, said to be the finest of its kind in southern Ontario. An official ribbon cutting for the pitch will take place Sunday at John N. Allan Park. The pitch was constructed in July with an artificial turf surface and silica sand infill. » Read More


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