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Some of Winnipeg’s municipal golf courses could be repurposed: councillor

Golf courses are great, councillor says, but aren't publicly accessible green spaces


February 13, 2020
By Global News

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A Winnipeg city councillor has raised the possibility of converting some of the city's golf course land for other purposes. Getty image

The chairman of Winnipeg’s innovations and economic development committee said he doesn’t think the city should be getting out of the golf business, but suggested some of the 100 hectares of land could be repurposed. “Bottom line is… golf courses, while they are great, they’re not publicly accessible green space,” Coun. John Orlikow said.

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