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April 17, 2019
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Vandals damage sports turf in LaSalle, Ont.

Four sports fields at the Vollmer Complex near Windsor, Ont. have been maliciously damaged by tire tracks. The ill timing of the damage is coinciding with the imminent start to the spring sports season.

Decorated pilot to keynote GIE + Expo

The four associations that sponsor GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America, the industry's largest gathering, have announced a keynote for landscape and hardscape contractors at the 2019 event. "Never Fly Solo," set for Wednesday, October 16, 2 - 3 p.m., will feature Lt. Col. Rob "Waldo" Waldman, who motivates business owners and crew members alike to trust their wingmen. Admission to the keynote, which is sponsored by John Deere, is included with registration.

Possible relocation of lawn bowling pitch unsettles many

A redesign of Stouffville, Ont.'s Memorial Park could see its lawn bowling facility relocated to accommodate more parking. The possible relocation of the lawn bowling pitch isn't sitting well with many club members.

New hybrid system underway at BMO Field

A "sewing machine" the size of a motor home is stitching artificial turf fibres into the natural turf at Toronto's BMO Field. Once the work is complete – expected within the next five or six days – the hybrid turf system is expected to deliver a firmer, truer and more consistent playing surface for the Toronto FC soccer team.
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Municipal golf courses

Vancouver’s municipal golf courses under scrutiny…again

A Vancouver Parks Board commissioner wants to have a closer look at whether or not the city's municipal golf courses present the best use for Vancouver's park land. Vancouver's three municipal courses have seen the number of rounds steadily decline since the late 1990s. » 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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Congress 2020

January 7 - 9, 2020
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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