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Staffing at GolfNorth fell to about 200 from upwards of 1,000 after golf’s shutdown

Several other employees moved on to other jobs


May 20, 2021
By Wellington Advertiser

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The shutdown of golf in Ontario has had a significantly negative impact on the province’s golf courses during the extended stay-at-home order. The vice-president of GolfNorth Properties said the staffing complement at the corporation’s 33 courses has been reduced to the equivalent of 200 full-time employees. Normally, it’s upwards of 1,000 people. He added several employees moved on to other jobs after the shutdown, forcing GolfNorth to re-hire in time for golf to resume.

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