Dec. 14, 2018 – The Riverview Golf Club and Town of Redcliff, Alta. have agreed to work together in an effort to keep the golf course open for play in 2019. Both factions met in-camera during this week's council meeting, saying afterward that although no municipal money has been set aside to aid the financially-ailing club, a commitment has been made to develop a plan to keep the course open.
Nov. 20, 2018 – The Ontario government’s plan to leave all tree seed services to the private sector endangers southern Ontario species that are not commercially profitable but are critical to maintain biodiversity and healthy ecosystems, the chairperson of AWARE Essa says. The environmental group opposes the Ontario government's decision to close the Tree Seed Plant in Angus.
Nov. 8, 2018 – In spite of the opposition of three councillors, city council in Sault Ste. Marie voted this week to pay up to $150,000 for a private driveway accessing a sod farm and landscaping business as the result of the widening of Second Line. "City taxpayers shouldn't foot the bill for this," one councillor remarked when discussing the complicated issue.
Nov. 7, 2018 – Trees destroyed by the emerald ash borer at Niagara Falls' Patrick Cummings Park in Chippawa are being replaced by new trees and a 500-square-foot pollinator garden aimed at helping the struggling monarch butterfly. Dozens of volunteers, including students and others from the community, helped city staff with the work to help the park return to its former glory.
Oct. 11, 2018 – An interest-free loan provided to a Stratford, Ont. soccer organization for the installation of an artificial turf field last year has prompted the city to develop a policy that governs loans to community groups. Concerns were raised after the more than $600,000 interest-free load was awarded.
Sept. 24, 2018 – Plans for a $3.7-million upgrade to the sports fields at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School in Peterborough, Ont. will be unveiled at an on-site public meeting. An existing natural grass field will be converted to artificial turf and lighting will be installed to allow additional play.
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