- Adopt-a-School Program
Connecting industry with High School students – bringing our industry into the classroom.
- Agriculture in the Classroom – Canada
Working together to enhance the knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of agriculture in everyday life.
- Agriculture More Than Ever
An industry-driven cause to improve perceptions and create positive dialogue about Canadian ag.
- Apprenticeship Search
Connecting employers and apprentices across Ontario – post a job, find an apprentice.
Other professional development programs (Agritalent.ca)
- Benefits of Green Spaces (Report)
Report by the George Morris Centre on the benefits of ornamental horticulture. Available in both English and French, it is a comprehensive review of scientific publications and studies on how urban green spaces provide environmental, economic and lifestyle benefits.
- Careers to Consider
Landscape industry career opportunities poster.
- Certification – Landscape Industry
Industry Certification for Designers, Technicians, Managers, Horticulture and Lawn Care.
- Jobs – Find Available Jobs in the Landscape industry
Job links, outlooks, and job requirements specific to an occupation and location.
- Jobs – NOC Categories
Most Common Job Categories according to the Canadian Government.
- Greenhouse Feasibility Guide
- Community readiness, crop planning and accounting
strategies: Learn what is needed to establish a well-planned commercial greenhouse
- Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition
Alliance of organizations that share a common vision for a healthy, green Ontario where the economic, social, environmental and health benefits of green infrastructure are fully realized
- Industry Professionals Stories
Professionals talk about their experience in the industry – video series.
- Ontario College of Trades
- Ontario Ministry of Education
- Horticulture Technician Program Standard
The approved program standard for four-semester Horticulture Technician Programs approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MCU Code 53905) for delivery by Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology
- Program Standard for Design-Landscaping Diploma
The approved program standard for six-semester Design – Landscape Programs approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MCU Code 63905) for delivery by Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology.
- Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
he Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development can help you get the education and training you need to build a rewarding career after high school. You can choose from university and college programs, apprenticeships and many other kinds of training and education
Learning community where scientists provide online mentorship to student teams as they design and think through their own inquiry projects. Engaging in the science process and becoming familiar with science practices enhances science learning.
- Plants Give Back
Learn the bountiful benefits of ornamentals – video series.
Scholarship and Bursary Opportunities – Listings for Ontario.
- Wage Survey Information
Canadian Wage survey results for the Landscape industry.
- Canada Plants – online plant identification resource
A great resource on our province’s plants. The site is maintained by leading horticultural educator Michael Pascoe of Fanshawe College.
To help create greener, more sustainable cities, we focus on four key areas: Greenspace, Children, Food and CityWorks.
- Industry Research and Reports – CNLA
Stay on the pulse of the latest trends in horticulture research.
Safety at work is good for business – Progressive business owners know that good health and safety practices will result in big benefits to their business.
- Work Smart Ontario
The Ontario Ministry of Labour for young workers and new workers. Find out how to be safe at work and how to be treated fairly.
- Young Workers
Resources for young workers to learn more about your rights and responsibilities on the job.
- Build a Better Workforce (Ontario)
The Workforce Planning Board is a non-for-profit, community-based organization working to develop solutions to local labour market needs and issues.
- Canadian Agriculture Human Resource Council (CAHRC)
A national, non-profit organization focused on addressing human resource issues facing agricultural businesses across Canada.
- Labour Market Information
Connecting Educators – inspiring connectivity on all level of education.
- National Occupational Classification
The National Occupational Classification (NOC), provides a standardized language for describing the work performed by Canadians in the labour market.
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