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McBroom, Carrick joining forces to renovate Fox Harb’r Resort, build 18 new holes

McBroom said he and Carrick agreed the vision of the original Graham Cooke design needed a change and are seeking a “more elegant and refined” look.

Heavy snowfall event to kick off season keeps Lethbridge contractors busy

The season’s first snow created much anxiety, Joe Herasemluk, owner of Double H Landscaping and Excavation in Lethbridge, said, adding there were questions to be answered about his tires, batteries and whether staff would show for work.

WCTA returning in February with first in-person conference since before COVID

The Western Canada Turfgrass Association is ready to bring back its annual conference and trade show after two missed years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Proposal on table to turn private nine-hole Toronto golf course into park, residential space

A group of developers wish to convert the nine-hole Flemingdon Park Golf Course in Toronto into public parkland.
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Smiths Falls family scores victory in effort to keep their naturalized front yard

The town will be covering their legal bills after the family decided to take their case to Ontario Superior Court. The family was initially found in violation of a property standards bylaw but have since settled with the municipality. » Read more...

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