Feb. 1, 2019 – Upcoming construction projects in London, Ont. will result in the removal of about 170 trees on York Street. Because the work will stretch from one side of the street to the other, including the need to tear up sidewalks, the trees cannot be saved, but a city official says many of the trees aren't in the best of healthy anyway.
Jan. 31, 2019 – Airdrie, Alta.'s football community is looking to raise $1 million to have a new artificial turf field installed in the municipality. Those associated with the Airdrie Field Turf Project say a synthetic field would allow city teams to train outdoors almost year-round and attract new revenue to the city.
Jan. 31, 2019 – The two groups awarded the former McArthur Island golf course property in Kamloops have mixed feelings over city council's decision this week to turn the land into both an 18-hole disc golf course and a nature setting. The Kamloops Disc Golf Club is excited by the decision, but the Kamloops Naturalist Club doesn't quite share the same degree of ecstasy.
Jan. 30, 2019 – Vancouver is one step closer to switching its gas-powered landscaping equipment to electric-powered. The Vancouver Parks Board has approved a motion directing staff to, in consultation with unions and WorkSafeBC, develop a plan to replace and retrofit its gas-powered landscape maintenance equipment with emission-free equivalents.
Jan. 29, 2019 – In spite of a petition circulated to save an iconic tree from being removed in downtown Victoria, B.C., work crews removed the 30-year-old tree yesterday to make way for bike lanes and a crosswalk. Onlookers who wanted the tree spared said they were "heartbroken" and felt the "heart and soul" of the downtown had been removed.
Jan. 28, 2019 – A lone white aspen tree in the heart of Victoria, B.C. is on the chopping block in order to accommodate bike lanes in the city, but hundreds of people have signed a petition to keep the tree intact, suggesting the bike route can be planned around it. The tree has sentimental value to many.
Jan. 25, 2019 – Residents neighbouring the Stonebridge Golf Club outside Ottawa fear a back-door deal is being made to initiate further development at the golf course, causing their property values to drop, their amount of green space to diminish and the area's infrastructure to become overburdened. It's the second Ottawa-area case involving a golf course and potential new development.
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