Tributes Flow For Treasured Tsleil-Waututh Nation Elder Ernie George

source:  North Shore News
Elisia Seeber / Local Journalism Initiative
NOVEMBER 13, 2020 02:47 PM

His final journey: Elder Ernest George, Sunrise Feb. 5, 1940 - Sunset Nov. 11, 2020  READ MORE


Message from the WCTA President - Nov/Dec 2020

2020 has definitely been a year of challenges but I’ve heard that smooth seas don’t make good sailors.  Challenges force us to step outside of our comfort zone and learn new things.  They help us discover innovation in places we hadn’t thought to look before. Challenges help us grow as professionals in our field and as individuals in our life. Without challenges and hardships, life would be pretty boring; we would probably still be cutting grass with a scythe and fertilizing our turf with sheep sh… well you know.  READ MORE

Worksafe Public Hearing Goes Virtual Dec 10, 2020: Headgear, REI's, Mobile Equipment & More

WorkSafeBC will be holding a public hearing for proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. Due to the restrictions on public gatherings put in place by the provincial health officer during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be holding the public hearing virtually.  READ MORE

Plant Shortages Expected in 2021

via BC Landscape Nursery Association - For Immediate ReleaseNov 4, 2020 2021 Plant Inventory in BC - Shortages are Anticipated  READ MORE

Registration Open for ‘WOW’ Episode#2 Taking Place at 1:00pm on Dec 3

The new, WCTA online webinar series, or ‘WOW’ for short, launched October 29th with KayLee Hansen from KayH Consulting providing a no charge, high quality and well-received, hour-and-a-half session on managing stress.  Thanks Kaylee and to everyone who joined us, we’re all feeling much better!  READ MORE

Exciting Opportunity - Leaders Needed

This year more than ever, we are in a state of dynamic change in our association, the Turf Management Industry and the world around us!  Change is coming from all directions at all times, from both internal and external sources.  The WCTA needs leaders who can manage that change, ensuring the association remains strong and successful moving forward.  READ MORE

What's it Like at Turf School During CoVid Times?

KPU Turf students and Faculty reflect on the past few months:  READ MORE

Olds College Campus News Nov/Dec 2020

by Jason Pick Campus news this week from Olds College provides an update on enrollment, current students,  internships and field schools!  READ MORE

52nd Annual Turf Managers’ Short Course Is Going Virtual

GUELPH, Ont. — This winter, turf industry professionals from all around the world can join the remote offering of the annual Turf Managers’ Short Course (TMSC). This intensive course runs from February 1 to 26, 2021 and is offered in partnership with the Guelph Turfgrass Institute and Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd) at the University of Guelph (U of G).  READ MORE