July 2015Previous Issues
Professional pride to discounts draw members to association
The general definition of a trade association is an organization that serves the interests of members who share a common field of activity.
Trial Garden open house set for Aug. 20, 2015
The 2015 Trial Garden at Landscape Ontario is planted and will be at its peak in late July and August.
Let your company shine through the Awards of Excellence
Let your company shine through Landscape Ontario’s Awards of Excellence program.
Thrive ’15 is this year’s exciting new event
The power of Landscape Ontario as an association is to provide a community of like-minded professionals with face-to-face encounters and opportunities to develop and build positive and stronger relationships.
Ann Todt receives Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Owner of Dirt Girl Landscaping of Queensville, received this year’s East Gwillimbury Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Landscapers canoe river to raise funds
Derek Lippert CLP and JP Bartle of Quiet Nature in Ayr set out on a 275 km canoe trip to raise money for the Grand River Conservation Authority.
Oak commemorates OHS
Each year Landscape Ontario donates a tree to be planted to mark the annual meeting of the Ontario Horticultural Society.
Time to think about apprenticeship
The process for apprenticeship registration has changed in Ontario.
Who is a supervisor under health and safety act?
The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) defines a supervisor as a person who has charge of a workplace or authority over a worker.
Keeping roads safe
Landscape Ontario manager of Education and Labour Development, Sally Harvey was invited to observe the Carrier Enforcement Program by the Ministry of Transportation.
Coalition urges Premier to protect urban forests
In June, Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition sent Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne a letter urging her to support the province’s urban forests.
Public consultations on amending labour laws
Ontario is moving forward with public consultations on issues and trends that affect workers and employers across the province in the modern workplace.