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Re-designated sports field classification has East Vancouver soccer parents fuming

Kids forced to move to another field 30 blocks away


April 20, 2021
By CBC News

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Recently re-designated as a class A field, the soccer field at Slocan Park in East Vancouver is now off limits to a children’s soccer program, forcing youngsters to move to another field 30 blocks away. The decision by the Vancouver Park Board has riled parents. The explanation is that the park – with its newly upgraded classification – is reserved for “official games” only.

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