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Want to stay current? Don’t want to wade through reams of information on “the net”. Touch base with MBNLA to see what’s new provincially and with the industry as a whole.

Update from the Province, March 31, 2020

Update from the Province, March 31, 2020

Dear Green profession member; Please see the response below to one of our numerous letters sent to provincial Ministers today. We will be reviewing what our strategy is with our grower representative to identify our next course of action to take place before the end...

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Update from the Province, March 31, 2020

MBNLA Board of Directors message March 31, 2020

Dear Green profession colleagues;  As many of you are aware the Manitoba Provincial Government yesterday issued a health order directive to identify essential businesses in response to the COVID pandemic. The list clearly identifies some sectors of the nursery...

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Update from the Province, March 31, 2020

Message From The President COVID-19

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Manitoba HardyThe MBNLA Board of Directors and our Executive Director has been working diligently since the COVID reality hit our province collecting information that will help our members by providing resources and a unified message to our...

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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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Summer 2019 MBNLA Newsletter

Summer 2019 MBNLA Newsletter

An update from your Board of Director’s Photo by James Wheeler on unsplash.com Summer is officially here — thankfully. This is the busiest time of year for those in the landscape and nursery sector, so we hope you get a chance to read our latest newsletter. In this...

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Spring 2019 MBNLA Newsletter

Spring 2019 MBNLA Newsletter

An update from your Board of Director’s Image by Couleur from Pixabay The past four months have been a whirlwind activity for the association. We are returning to a periodic newsletter to better communicate with our members. Inside are articles on Grower / Retail...

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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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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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