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March 27, 2019
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PoCo council nixes two ball diamond safety proposals

A pedestrian pathway that cuts between two ball diamonds in Port Coquitlam, B.C. has become a danger zone when towering homeruns are hit beyond the outfield fencing. A girl who was hit on the head by a fly ball has raised safety concerns, but two options discussed to solve the problem have been rejected by council over the costs involved.

Golf course to lose 18th hole for new development

Kelowna's Quail Golf Course will be losing its 18th hole to make way for a 23-unit multi-family development. Although the project has yet to be approved, the golf course is in the process of reconfiguring its layout to accommodate a new finishing hole.

Politicians applaud invasive species national strategy

A recommended national strategy to deal with invasive species such as the emerald ash borer is being applauded by politicians representing the Oakville-Burlington area in Ontario. Both Oakville North-Burlington MP Pam Damoff and Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward said the problem had previously been left in the hands of municipalities, but noted a national strategy is in the best interests of everyone.

Unscooped dog crap rattles PoCo rugby players

Before rugby athletes at Port Coquitlam's Riverside Secondary School can take the field for their practice sessions, a messy job needs to be done first. Deposits of dog crap are being routinely scooped from the field at Gates Park – a practice that irresponsible pet owners are neglecting.
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Golf course rebrands itself with cannabis theme

A Smiths Falls, Ont. golf course is embracing the legalization of cannabis and relaunching itself as a pot-themed facility that wants to "bring the fun back to cannabis." The Lombard Glen Golf & Country Club is renaming itself the Rolling Greens Golf Club and wants to introduce live music and a drive-in movie theatre to the premises along with night golf, mini putt and frisbee golf. » Read More

SIMA 22nd Snow & Ice Symposium

June 25 - 28, 2019
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
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TPI Summer Convention & Field Days

July 23 - 25, 2019
Location: Minneapolis, Minn.
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