May 2022Previous Issues
New Rules for TFWP
On April 4, 2022, Carla Qualtrough, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion announced the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program Workforce Solutions Road Map.
BTN shortlisted for Grower of the Year
Brookdale Treeland Nurseries (BTN) has been shortlisted for International Grower of the Year 2022.
Flowers Canada Growers gets federal funding
Canada’s floriculture industry got a boost from the federal government in February.
Bayer sells environmental science division to Cinven
Bayer and Cinven have entered into a definitive agreement regarding the sale of Bayer’s Environmental Science Professional business for a purchase price of $2.6 billion USD.
In memoriam - Wade Hartwell
Wade Hartwell passed away on March 25, 2022, after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
DIRT Report shows improvement
The Canadian Common Ground Alliance’s (CCGA) latest Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) Report shows a three per cent decrease in reported damage events in 2020 compared to 2019.
STIHL names Terry Horan new CEO
Terrence “Terry” Horan has been named president and CEO of STIHL Incorporated, effective April 1, 2022.
Garden Centres Canada set for July 12-14 in Edmonton
After a two-year hiatus, Garden Centres Canada (GCC) is excited to present the return of its annual summer retail summit.
Federal government invests $1.5 million in CNLA projects
The government of Canada is helping promote and expand the ornamental horticulture sector across the country through $1.5 million in funding for the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA).