New Groundwater Use Rules - Deadline to Comment September 8

Posted on July 30, 2015 

Much of the detail related to implementation of the new Water Sustainability Act will be provided in regulations and operational policies.  Due to the complexity of the new act and the number of proposed regulations, government is taking a phased approach to implementation.

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Great Timing For Environmental Benefits of Turf Poster

12.03.15-CTRF-logo3By Jerry Rousseau

The Canadian Turf Research Foundation (CTRF), posted a helpful resource on its website today, August 20, 2015, called the 'Environmental Benefits of Turfgrass Poster'.  For those turf managers in western Canada currently affected by unusally hot and dry conditions and facing scrutiny over the use of water, the poster will assist both individual facilities and industry organizations with their public and media advocacy efforts.

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A Mentor to Many

13.02.12-kaz.headshot.smallby Ralph Tromp

Over 44 years of service and commitment in any industry, let alone the turfgrass industry, is a remarkable feat. What is even more remarkable is to maintain the same enthusiasm, passion and energy over a 44 year span as when one has first began their career. Such a person is Stan Kazymerchyck who was the recent recipient of the 2014 Industry Recognition Award.

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A Mind for the Game

14.09.24-Jim.RossThe CGSA's 2014 John B. Steel winner, Jim Ross, has shaped and been shaped by the turfgrass industry.

By David McPherson

A stint as a journalist – and an inquisitive mind – led Jim Ross on a circuitous and unexpected, yet somewhat predictable career journey into the golf business.

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Purchase of Fairwinds Announced

15.08.04-fairwinds.logoPurchase of Fairwinds Announced July 6, 2015

Bentall Kennedy announces that Vancouver‐based Seacliff Properties Ltd. has agreed to purchase the Fairwinds Oceanfront Community on Vancouver Island. The purchase includes the Fairwinds Golf Course, Schooner Cove Marina, Fairwinds Centre and development lands.

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