General Business

Improve your Bottom Line with Apprenticeship

Improve your Bottom Line with Apprenticeship

Employers in the landscape and horticulture industry are increasingly worried about finding and holding onto quality, skilled workers. Faced with warnings of increased labour shortages and a widening skills gap, what are employers to do? Apprenticeship — that age-old...

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Grow Your Business With Apprenticeship

Grow Your Business With Apprenticeship

As an employer in the landscape and horticulture industry, the odds are pretty good that you have struggled with staffing your business at one time or another. Maybe even right now. Posting job openings, interviewing and on-boarding probably take up more time than you...

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From Apprentice to Journeyperson

From Apprentice to Journeyperson

Last winter, 11 Landscape Horticulturist apprentices returned to Red River College to complete their Level 3 technical training. This group started their Apprenticeship technical training in February 2015 with nine students and adopted a few apprentices who had...

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Getting Down to Business

Getting Down to Business

The Board of Directors held its first official board meeting following the Annual General Meeting at the MBNLA office on March 23, 2017. This meeting provided the opportunity for the directors to get to know each other and take care of necessary housekeeping tasks for...

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Safety is Good Business

Safety is Good Business

As business owners, we understand safety is important. However, many of us don’t know where to start developing a safety program or become overwhelmed with the process. Others believe they are legally compliant if they have new employees watch safety videos on their...

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