December 2011Previous Issues
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Ottawa Chapter continues to honour Canada’s fallen soldiers
Since its inception in 2005, officially designated the Year of the Veteran, the Ottawa Chapter’s Day of Tribute has maintained through volunteer work, the burial grounds of Canada’s fallen soldiers at the National Military Cemetery Beechwood in Ottawa.
Windsor Chapter presents Awards of Distinction
The Windsor Chapter honoured a number of its professional members with Awards of Distinction.
Since 2008, Ottawa Chapter is a big part of regional cancer foundation
Since 2008, Ottawa Chapter members have stepped up to maintain the Ottawa Cancer Survivors Park.
Have your say at AGM
Members wishing to have a say concerning issues affecting the association, will have the opportunity at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Jan. 11, at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Rd., Toronto.
Waterloo’s latest greening project creates outdoor classroom
Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School has a new outdoor classroom thanks to the Waterloo Chapter.
Upper Canada continues beautification award
For the seventh consecutive year, the Trenton Commercial Beautification Trophy, collaboration between the Trenton Horticultural Society and Upper Canada Chapter, has been awarded to a non-residential business or organization that is judged to have an exceptional presence.
In memoriam Hans J. Schmitz
Hans J. Schmitz, founder and president of Artistic Landscape Designs, passed away on Nov. 17, 2011.
In memoriam David Stevenson Somerville
The co-founder of Somerville Nurseries, passed away on Oct. 25, 2011, at the age of 83.
In memorium Calvin Chong
Dr. Calvin Chong passed away Nov. 26, 2011, after a long battle with lymphoma.
New accessibility rules in force this January
As of Jan. 1, 2012, all employers in Ontario who provide goods and services must be compliant with the Ontario’s new Accessibility Standard for Customer Service issued under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
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