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In its bid to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games, the City of Sudbury, Ont. would require an influx of about $150,000 to upgrade several facilities, including ball diamonds and soccer fields.
Alberta, one of the last provinces not to give in to a province-wide cosmetic pesticide ban on home lawns, favours a ban, according to a survey of 1,000 Albertan conducted by the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) and Prevent Cancer Now.
A recent letter to the editor of the Guelph Mercury Tribune takes to task plans to relocate the Guelph Turfgrass Institute to the University of Guelph's Arboretum. 
A recent letter to the editor of the Guelph Mercury Tribune takes to task plans to relocate the Guelph Turfgrass Institute to the University of Guelph's Arboretum. 
A guide to British Columbia's new IPM regulations is now available for reading.
In spite of some controversy surrounding the removal of trees to accommodate the new Guelph Turfgrass Institute, site preparations have moved ahead.
The former curator of the University of Guelph's Arboretum says the plan to incorporate the city's Turfgrass Institute will destroy animal and bird habitat with the elimination of hundreds of trees.
There have been endless examples over the years, decades and even centuries of “man playing God.” Whether it’s cloning sheep, surgically converting a man into a woman or vice versa, aborting pregnancies or genetically modifying organisms to help feed the world, there has and always will be controversy surrounding such practices.
A misunderstanding of the facts associated with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and organically-grown foods has led to further attacks against science and chemical pest control products.
Health Canada has proposed the cancellation of the registration of iprodione, a fungicide which delivers fast-acting, long-lasting control of brown patch, dollar spot and other turf diseases.
Golf course superintendent organizations are responding to a recent announcement from the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) which plans to re-evaluate its position on chlorothalonil.
Doing more with less may sound easier said than done, yet it has become the reality in today’s times and we have little choice but to comply with this new standard.
An environmental impact study related to the pending relocation of the Guelph Turfgrass Institute has been proposed.
Communities in Bloom, a non-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement and the challenge of a national program with focus on enhancing green spaces in communities, is entering its third decade.

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