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Turf-friendly changes at Saskatoon park could impact festivals’ future

Councillors concerned grass-saving proposals could deter festivals


February 12, 2020
By CBC News

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Kiwanis Park in Saskatoon for the A Taste of Saskatchewan festival. Britainy Robinson/CBC

Strategies aimed at preserving the grass at a Saskatoon park could also negatively impact the future of revenue-generating city festivals. The city has proposed a number of restrictions for Kiwanis Park, noting past festivals are hard on the grounds by compacting the soil and allowing little time for turf regeneration.

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