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Plans for artificial turf football field at Thorold, Ont. park not sitting well with residents

Little time given for public input, they argue

February 24, 2022  By Turf & Rec



A proposal to build a new artificial turf football field at Thorold, Ont.’s McMillan Park is not sitting well with neighbouring residents. To accommodate the field, it means having to relocate a splash pad and playground that currently exist on the site. Children will lose the opportunity to use those amenities, residents say. But they are also riled by what they feel was a rushed call for public input for the proposal, leaving only a week to provide feedback.

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