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October 18, 2019

New Timmins track and field opens

Timmins High and Vocational School's new $3.8-million track and field has officially opened.

Maintenance plans postponed after public outcry

A decision by Halifax Regional Municipality to close some of its sports fields this October in order to undertake significant restorative maintenance has not sat well with members of the community, especially those involved with high school football programs.

Cape Breton sports fields to be relocated, rebuilt

Two sports fields – one natural and one artificial – will be moved and rebuilt in new locations in Cape Breton Regional Municipality.

Field repair volunteers ticked at city charging rent

A group of volunteers who recently spent a day removing large rocks from a Dartmouth, N.S. sports field, spreading the soil and planting grass are ticked off with Halifax Regional Municipality for now charging rent for the field's use.

Wet music festival turns sports field into mud pit

A weekend music festival in Edmonton turned Kinsmen Field into a mud pit when a sudden storm hit, soaking the field.
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Canada’s sports turf manager of the year

Eleven years ago, the thought of being named Canada’s sports turf manager of the year would likely have been the furthest thing from Dave Boehmer’s mind. » Read More

Medicine Hat to tailor field maintenance based on usage

Medicine Hat's parks and recreation department is tailoring its maintenance program for parks and sports fields based on usage. » Read more...

School faces loss of sports field space for portables

An enrolment that has put the number of students at an Ottawa-area high school overcapacity may lead to the school losing a healthy portion of its athletic field. » Read more...

Mother Nature, not city, to blame for furry fields

As public complaints continue to mount about Guelph's overgrown sports fields, the city has assured user groups it is doing its best to keep up with field maintenance in the face of excessively wet weather. » Read more...

Kenora makes pitch for ball diamond federal funding

A new four-diamond baseball complex could be coming to Kenora, Ont. if all cards fall in place. » Read more...


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