On average, employers receive a benefit of $1.47 for every $1 invested in apprenticeship training. “Canadian Apprenticeship Forum”
Agricultural Labour Pool - The Agricultural Labour Pool is a recruitment and job seeking assistance service for both employers and those seeking employment. Assisting Canadian agricultural employers with their human resource recruitment needs and helping people secure a career in agriculture.
BC Landscape & Nursery Association (BCLNA) - represents more than 800 members including nursery growers, landscape professionals, retail garden centres and associated horticultural businesses and individuals.
BC Milk Producers Association (BCMPA) - is the voice of all dairy farmers in British Columbia, since it was founded in 1936 under the name of BC Federation of Agriculture. We are advocates with governments, the media, special interest groups and environmentalists, and other industry associations. Our purpose is to advance the legitimate business interest of this province’s dairy farmers and promote a vibrant, sustainable industry which supplies high quality dairy products to the consumer.
BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) - a not for profit organization dedicated to building and sustaining active healthy lifestyles and communities in BC.
Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) - is a national federation of nine provincial green industry associations representing over 3,600 members in the landscape horticulture, retail garden centre, and nursery (primary production) sectors.
CanWest Hort Show - for 28 years, the CanWest Hort Show has been the meeting place for buyers and sellers of BC's nursery, floriculture and landscape industry. They are Western Canada's largest horticultural trade show with over 3,500 industry professionals visiting 425+ booths over a 2-day period.
Industry Training Authority (ITA) - The Industry Training Authority is the provincial crown agency responsible for overseeing BC's industry training and apprenticeship system, providing a skilled workforce for industry and career development opportunities for British Columbians.
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) - The International Society of Arboriculture is a worldwide professional organization dedicated to fostering a greater appreciation for trees and to promoting research, technology, and the professional practice of arboriculture. Pacific Northwest Chapter of the ISA is located in Oregon, USA.
Western Canada Turfgrass Association (WCTA) - represents over 850 members who are interested in further education, turfgrass research and the exchange information related to turfgrass management. The members represent a diversity of interest such as golf courses, school boards, municipalities, sod farms, nurseries, landscapers, lawn bowling greens, and the trade which supplies the industry.