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December 20, 2019
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Moncton offers financial support for high school artificial turf field

The City of Moncton is prepared to allocate $750,000 toward the construction of a new artificial turf field at a local high school, provided the New Brunswick government offers financial backing as well.

Artificial turf sports field set ablaze in Nanaimo

Stacked pallets and a sofa bed were among the items set on fire Tuesday on the artificial sports field at Nanaimo District Secondary School, causing an estimated $30,000 to $40,000 in damages.

The pros and cons of growing artificial turf market

The international artificial turf market is growing, including an increase in residential customers, but how environmentally friendly is it?

Hamilton board to convert its high school fields to artificial turf

In an attempt to save money, the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board plans to convert almost all of its high school sports fields to artificial turf.

Former Jays’ artificial turf laid at Sudbury stadium

A big part of yesteryear at Toronto’s Rogers Centre has made its way to Sudbury, Ont. to serve as the city’s showcase baseball field at the Terry Fox Sports Complex.
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Crumb rubber

McGill research: crumb rubber leaches environmental toxins

New research among McGill University scientists suggests crumb rubber from artificial turf fields leaches environmental toxins. » Read More

Opinion piece suggests artificial turf safer than natural grass

An opinion piece in the Airdrie, Alta. City View suggests that playing football on artificial turf fields is safer for athletes than playing on natural turf, contrary to popular belief. » Read more...

FIFA says no more artificial turf for Women’s World Cup

The controversy surrounding Canada’s use of artificial turf fields when it played host to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be forgotten for the 2023 event when only natural grass fields will be used. » Read more...

Cold Lake’s new artificial turf field ready for AFL play

The new artificial turf field at Cold Lake, Alta.’s Energy Centre will be put to good use this summer as the home field for the Alberta Football League’s newest team. » Read more...

Shedding artificial turf fibres washing into nearby creek

Artificial turf fibres from a Victoria high school sports field have been washing into the nearby Bowker Creek, creating an environmental concern. » Read more...

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