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Soaring insurance premiums could seriously hurt snow and ice contractors

A rise in slip-and-fall lawsuits against snow and ice contractors is resulting in insurance premiums skyrocketing upwards of nine times their current rate.

Brantford’s legal fees to defend its sale of Arrowdale Golf Course cost $186,000

The City of Brantford, Ont. racked up a bill of $186,000 in legal fees to defend itself against a group trying to save the Arrowdale Golf Course from being sold.

Chinch bugs are wreaking havoc on lawns in southeast Calgary

Nutri-Lawn general manager Mike House said the insects have been damaging turf, leaving many homeowners to believe their lawns are simply suffering from drought.

New ownership takes over at Vancouver Island’s Morningstar Golf Club

Parksville, B.C.’s Morningstar Golf Club is no longer in receivership and is currently in the hands of the International Union of Operating Engineers, operating under the name Realcor Golf Inc.
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Vancouver Canadians head groundskeeper caring for park unused since 2019

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