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COVID-19-related layoffs taking toll on unmaintained city parks in Welland, Ont.

Tall grass and dandelions dominating parks landscape

May 27, 2020
By St. Catharines Standard


City parks in Welland, Ont. are a blend of tall grass and dandelions that are in mid-bloom, as layoffs among city workers are taking a toll on maintenance practices. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 23 full-time and 19 casual workers were laid off at the beginning of April.