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June 5, 2018
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Lambert

Edible flower appeal deconstructed

Edible flowers are surging in popularity, says Vineland Research and Innovation Centre. For years, chefs have been using them as garnishes and consumers are now experimenting with them.


Spreading greenhouse awareness in BC

Linda Delli Santi of BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association reports on recent outreach activities, including activities with students and BC Greenhouse Veggie Days.


AB greenhouses watch overtime pay

Local greenhouse owners are changing their hiring practices and closely monitoring workers' overtime since Alberta's employment standards update in January.
 
 
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A closer look at minimum wage hikes

Everyone in Canada’s business community remembers the mid-2017 announcement: a quick and significant rise in minimum wage by 20%, raising eyebrows across the country. Other provinces are also boosting their minimum wage. The Bank of Canada stated in January that the increases in various provinces might cost 60,000 jobs by 2019 and also result in higher prices for many products. How have the impacts been felt? Industry leaders weigh in. » Learn more
 
 
Events 
 

Greentech 2018

June 12-14
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Salon du Végétal

June 19-21
Location: Nantes, France
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Grower Day

June 20
Location: St. Catharines, ON
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International Floriculture Expo 2018

June 25-27
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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