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October 17, 2018
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Upgrades remove ‘ghetto’ quality from ball diamonds

The resurfacing of two baseball diamonds in Collingwood, Ont. will take them from being "ghetto-like" to ones that promote better playability and safety. Collingwood Minor Baseball raised $50,000 for the upgrades.

Toronto’s parks not up to par with Detroit’s: critic

Even though Detroit has fallen on hard times in recent decades, its city parks are significantly superior to those in Toronto, the Globe and Mail's architecture critic says. The money Toronto spends on maintaining its parks isn't keeping up with a growing population and needs, Alex Bozikovik suggests.

Duffer: TV golf a sleep aid?

It almost pains me to write about this in a publication read by golf course superintendents, but a recent poll of more than 1,000 Americans suggests that a certain game involving a set of clubs, a ball and 18 holes is the dullest sport to watch and the one that’s best to cure insomnia.

Innovation keeps dust under control

Better infield dust control and improved playability are the result of water cannons having been installed at all 10 ball diamonds at Moncton, N.B.’s CN Sportplexe. The completely skinned infields were notorious for the amount of dust that would be kicked up by the prevailing winds that negatively affected the way the game was played.
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Salt shortage

Expect a road salt shortage this winter

Landscape contractors who offer ice and snow removal services for their customers each winter in Ontario may feel the pinch in costlier salt supplies as a result of a summer labour dispute at the world’s largest salt mine in Goderich, Ont. » Read More


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