News

8
Jan

Falling & Bucking Endorsement

Posted On: Sunday January 8th, 2012

The Falling & Bucking Endorsement for Journeyperson Utility Arborist’s and Journeyperson Arborist Technician’s is now administered by HEBC.  For more information click here.

18
Dec

Utility Arborist Trade

Posted On: Sunday December 18th, 2011

The Utility Arborist Trade is now residing under HortEducation.ca. For information on a career as a Utility Arborist visit our ‘Growing Careers’ page.  For information on becoming a Utility Arborist Apprentice, visit our ‘Apprentice Info‘ page.

2
Oct

HEBC’s office has moved

Posted On: Sunday October 2nd, 2011

HEBC’s office moved to #182 – 5489 Byrne Rd, Burnaby, BC.  We look forward to seeing you at our new office in Burnaby.

27
Sep

Visit HEBC at CanWest Hort Show September 28th & 29th

Posted On: Tuesday September 27th, 2011

HEBC’s booth number is 838 at the 2011 CanWest Horticulture Show. Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building Under the ‘Green Roof ‘. Visit the booth to get all your apprenticeship questions answered. Go to www.canwesthortshow.com for more information on the show.

9
Aug

Looking for Industry Volunteers

Posted On: Tuesday August 9th, 2011

HortEducation.ca is presently forming a Landscape Standards Task Force, this committee will represent the expertise found within the Landscaping Industry. Definition: A task force is a group of people who are temporarily assigned to work together to achieve a very specific and clearly defined objective. This trade task force will be established to work specifically... Read more »

31
Jul

Red Seal Exam for Landscape Horticulturist

Posted On: Sunday July 31st, 2011

The Red Seal Exam for Landscape Horticulturist will likely be available in September of 2011.  Stay tuned for full details. Click here for further details about the Red Seal program. Contact Anne Kadwell with any questions.

14
Jul

HEBC article in July/August issue of HortWest

Posted On: Thursday July 14th, 2011

New Program for Arboriculture The July/August issue of HortWest has an article on the new Arboriculture Program available January 9, 2012.  To read the article click here.

31
May

17th Skills Canada National Competition

Posted On: Tuesday May 31st, 2011

June 1 – 4, 2011 – Quebec City, Quebec – Centre de Foires, Expocite Over 40 trades and technology contest areas (Including Landscape Gardening) 20,000 total attendance 500 Competitors from across Canada 200,000 square feet of competition space Started in 1994, the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) remains the only event of its kind in... Read more »