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February 27, 2019

UVic expert refutes claim that climate change is stressing cherry blossoms

A tree expert at the University of Victoria has refuted a claim made by the city's mayor that climate change is among the major reasons for the pending demise of Victoria's famous cherry blossoms.

New unkempt property bylaw launched in Kensington, P.E.I.

A new bylaw has been initiated in Kensington, P.E.I. that will give the town more authority to go after those who keep their properties in unsightly conditions, including unkempt lawns.

Guelph looks at new provincial proposal that includes former GTI property

City staff in Guelph has changed direction in how it figures the city should be involved in redeveloping the Guelph Innovation District that includes the former Guelph Turfgrass Institute property on Victoria Road.

Contractor accused of taking money, not doing job

At least 17 complaints have been leveled against a snow contractor in the Kitchener-Waterloo area who took customers' money, but failed to show to remove snow.
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BMO Field

Conning BMO Field’s turf into believing it’s May

The head groundskeeper for Toronto's BMO Field says he has to be part scientist and part con man when getting the field game ready for play in February. Robert Heggie said he is trying to convince the turf that it is May and not February, and is trying to be careful that it doesn't think it's July. » Read More
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