November 2014Previous Issues
Expo celebrates 15th year with lots of wow factor
The 15th edition of Garden and Floral Expo experienced two days of positive reaction from both attendees and exhibitors.
Award winning garden centres and growers honoured at Expo
Awards recognized this year’s top garden centres and growers during Expo 2014.
Letter to members: Reinventing Expo
On Oct. 9, the LO trade show department hosted a meeting of the minds to discuss the future of Garden and Floral Expo, as well as the other shows that serve our industry.
Courtland Property Management’s software saves time and money
Anyone who thinks the green industry is nothing more than cutting lawns and throwing around soil with a shovel, should speak with John Veldman of Courtland Professional Property Management of Tillsonburg.
Waterloo Chapter rocks with latest greening of school
Waterloo Chapter celebrated National Tree Day on Sept. 24 with the official opening of its school greening project.
Volunteers make big difference at London project
London Chapter reports a great week of planting trees along the Veterans Memorial Parkway (VMP) for the fourth phase of the six-year plan to beautify the parkway.
LO plants a tree in memory of Jim Flaherty
Landscape Ontario, Parkwood National Historic Site and Trees for Life combined to honour the memory of ‘a great Canadian role model,’ Jim Flaherty.
New Contractors Rate Card available
Landscape Ontario has released the 2014 edition of the Contractors Rate Card.
Big Mike Landscape commits to helping community
Michael Dren, owner of Big Mike Landscape Design in Oakville, says he is committed to making a difference in his community.
LO members help build June Callwood Park
Landscape Ontario members Earthco Soils and Connon NVK played important roles in helping to make June Callwood Park in Toronto a reality.
Connon Open House
Connon Nurseries CBV in Waterdown welcomed members of the industry to an open house on Sept 17 and 18.
Celebrating National Tree Day at Sunnybrook
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre celebrated National Tree Day by planting 26 maple trees with the help of Maple Leaves Forever and Landscape Ontario.
Attendance jumps at London golf tournament
The 9th Annual London Chapter Golf Tournament was a sellout success on Sept. 5 at its new location, Echo Valley Golf Club.
Mark’s and GM popular benefit programs
Each month Landscape Ontario magazine will present a report on the usage of Endorsed Supplier Program.
Ottawa announces its own Awards of Excellence
The awards program will be modeled after the provincial awards program, giving local members the opportunity to be recognized for their outstanding efforts.
Small business to receive Job Credit
On September 11, the federal government introduced the new Small Business Job Credit program.
Reviewer appointed for Ontario College of Trades
The review will focus on how decisions are made regarding scopes of practice and trade classification reviews.
WSPS launches free safety resources
Successful business owners want to keep their people healthy and safe.
Ontario accessibility reporting deadline at year-end
Ontario’s accessibility standards came into effect in 2012. Since then, additional requirements have come into law.
New safety award announced
WSPS has announced a new national award that recognizes organizations that exceed traditional health and safety practices.