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Fall 2019 news from MBNLA

Fall 2019 news from MBNLA

Summer is officially over and at the time of writing some much needed rain has fallen in many areas. Unfortunately, the timing may not be great as many in the profession count on reasonably dry conditions at this time to get work completed before freeze-up....

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Executive Director Hiring Announcement

Executive Director Hiring Announcement

On behalf of the Manitoba Nursery and Landscape Association, we would like to welcome Rob Officer as our Executive Director. The Board of Directors are all very eager to start working with him and continue to grow, promote, and lead the nursery and landscape industry...

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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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