Safety And Training
Sep 15, 2015
Developing our workforce
Landscape Ontario’s Education and Labour Development committee has identified the Horticulture Technician Apprenticeship program as a top priority.
Jun 15, 2014
Now is time to consider apprenticeship
Apprenticeship training is a great opportunity to educate your employees.
Feb 14, 2014
Take advantage of education opportunities this winter
Now is the time to register for various industry certification or continuing education workshops.
Dec 15, 2013
Safety and development of HR best practices
Winter is a great time to update your company health and safety policies.
Oct 15, 2013
Find success with well-trained employees
Without well-trained and skilled employees, we are challenged to meet the needs of clients.
Sep 15, 2013
Working to improve human resources development
Our industry’s challenges in regards to human resources development are shared across the country.
Jul 15, 2013
Know your independent contractor status with WSIB
Many landscape contractors are actually affected by Bill 119 if undertaking Class G work.
Jan 15, 2013
Human resources issues dominate questions
We have received a high volume of emails and calls this past month in regards to human resources issues and challenges.
Dec 15, 2012
Congress is a must-attend event
We are excited to be presenting Congress 2013, celebrating our 40th anniversary.
Nov 15, 2012
Apprenticeship, development, safety
Apprenticeship is a gift to employers and employees.
Oct 15, 2012
Preparing for busy fall season
Landscape Industry Certification 2012 had a busy written test season last winter and the hands-on test day in Milton in July and at Kemptville College at the end of September. The final test of the year is at Milton in October.
Jun 15, 2012
More reasons to be proud of our youth
Ontario students excelled again at the Skills Canada competition held from Apr. 30 to May 2 at RIM Park in Waterloo.
May 15, 2012
Leverage tax dollars to develop human resources
We now have an HR Toolkit available with templates and samples for employers to adapt for their own business.
Feb 15, 2012
My favourite Congress
Without a doubt we just completed my favourite Congress since I joined LO as a staff member.
Jan 15, 2012
Planning for a prosperous 2012
It is the time of year that many of us take time to reflect on the good, the bad and the not-so-good within our business over the past year.
Dec 15, 2011
New year is time to energize yourself
It is hard to believe that Congress is approaching once again.