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The Government of Canada continues to improve support for the skilled trades in an effort to connect Canadians with available jobs.

Are you interested in being involved in the exchange program offered through the European Landscape Contractors Association (ELCA)?

CNLA’s partnership with ELCA is bringing you an opportunity to tour the gardens of New York City and how they integrate with the urban form. October 19-25, 2013.

ELCA-Committee of Firms was founded to promote cooperation of European landscape companies beyond the level of the associations. 
The inaugural national conference of the Master Gardeners (MG) is being hosted by the Master Gardeners of Ontario Inc., on April 5 – 7, 2013 at the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario.

Thank you to everyone that participated in the survey. 64 responses were received from across nine provinces and although that is a small percentage of the membership, their responses provide valuable insight into the industry. 

This revised tool has been in development for the last 2 years and Landscape Ontario is pleased to present it to employers and instructors to use in the classroom and at every workplace.

Landscape Horticulture Diploma Program Accreditation process invites Industry Professionals to provide comments and feedback on the draft benchmark by April 30, 2013.

Article from the Western Canada Contruction magazine.
"Landscaping has traditionally been seen as the part of a construction project that gets dealt with last, but this industry has been gaining ground in recent years as attention to environmental concerns continues to grow. 
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There are plenty of career opportunities in the field of horticulture. The Landscape industry has worked closely with the Ministries of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), to provide education at the high school, college and university levels that give individuals the skills they need for a successful career in the industry.

National Awards of Landscape Excellence

Recognizing Canadian companies that raise the level of professionalism in the landscape industry.  2016 awards ceremony to be held in Kelowna, BC this August.

Garden Days

Canada’s coast to coast, three-day celebration of National Garden Day which is held annually on the Friday before Father’s Day.

National Tree Day

A day set-aside to celebrate Canada's greatest natural resource.  Happens the Wednesday of National Forest Week in September.

Canadian Standards for Nursery Stock

Minimum standards for the nursery industry, for use by students, educators and professionals.

Canadian Nursery Certification Institute

An independent industry body with a mandate to administer nursery certification programs in Canada.


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