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September 27, 2017
NEWS 
 

ClubLink files application to demolish Glen Abbey

ClubLink, owners of the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont., plans to file an application to remove and demolish the golf course to make way for 3,000 new homes and parkland. The intent to file comes after the city voted to designate the site a heritage property under the Ontario Heritage Act.


Progress made for sod farmers marketing board

The Nursery Sod Growers Association of Ontario (NSGAO) has received confirmation that the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission will proceed with an expression-of-opinion vote to gauge support for the proposal and establishment of the Turfgrass Farmers of Ontario Marketing Board.


Abrasive turf at Ottawa field set for replacement

An artificial turf field at Ottawa's Minto Park has been ideal for field hockey, but football teams using the field have complained the turf is too abrasive for play. The city has now found a "creative, innovative and lower cost solution" to appease all users.


$15 million anonymously donated to Howe complex

An anonymous donation of $15 million will help see the completion of Saskatoon's Gordie Howe Sports Complex in 2019. The project includes a football field, track and field complex and training centre with a turf field.


Soil remediation work for Timmins park to cost $100,000

Soil remediation work at a park in Timmins, Ont. will cost more than $100,000 to decontaminate it from high-than-normal levels of metals believed left over from mining operations several decades ago.
 
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