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December 31, 2019

Bearspaw ceases operations over ‘private matter’

Calgary’s Bearspaw Country Club has ceased operations due to what a member of its board of directors says is a “private matter.”

Bearspaw closed because new clubhouse went over budget: pro

The real reason for the sudden and unexpected closure of the Bearspaw Country Club in Calgary was the construction of its new clubhouse going well over budget, Bearspaw’s club pro said.

Changes proposed to Ontario Pesticide Act

The Ontario government is proposing amendments to the Pesticides Act and O. Reg. 63/09.

Bearspaw reopening…as a semi-private golf course

Calgary’s Bearspaw Country Club – which shut down suddenly on May 1, shocking its members – has reopened for play for the duration of the season, as a semi-private course.

Settlement reached in lawn mower class action suit

A class action suit launched in Canada against eight manufacturers of lawn mowers has resulted in a settlement of $7.5 million.
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Canada’s 2019 class of ‘Top 10 Under 40’

The class of 2019 of Canada’s Top 10 Under 40 has been helping to shape the future of the Canadian turf and grounds maintenance industry since entering the profession, and these young individuals are poised to ensure that the qualities of leadership, innovation and teamwork are in strong supply for years to come. » Read More

Golf green destroyed by car deliberately set ablaze

A green at Dundas Valley Golf & Curling Club near Hamilton, Ont. was destroyed Monday when a car was driven onto the course and set ablaze on the putting surface. » Read more...

The latest news in the ongoing Glen Abbey saga

It’s been months since any news has emerged regarding the yet-to-be-resolved Glen Abbey Golf Course saga, but Oakville’s planning and development council last week recommended the town solicitor be directed to oppose ClubLink’s application to quash the course’s heritage designation and take legal action, if necessary. » 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...

Golfer decline puts Salmon Arm GC up for sale

Nine years shy of its 100th anniversary, the Salmon Arm Golf Club is being put up for sale due to a decline in the number of golfers playing the course. » Read more...

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