March 30, 2022
LO Covid-19 Task Force Webinars

LO Covid-19 Task Force Webinars

Resources for Landscape & Horticulture Professionals



Managing Rising Fuel Prices: COVID-19 Task Force - March 30, 2022

A special webinar discussion on how business owners can manage rising fuel costs, and how suppliers are dealing with freight and logistical challenges. A moderated discussion with Peter Guinane and Ed Hansen on how landscape business owners can mitigate the impact of rapidly rising fuel costs. Plus, LO Covid-19 Task Force member Jamie Riddell will lead a discussion on the freight and shipping challenges suppliers are facing.


Running a business during inflationary times: COVID-19 Task Force - February 23, 2022

Bill Stensson, Harold Deenen and business coach Warren Coughlin discuss managing a business during inflationary times and offer ideas on how to handle increasing costs and supply chain challenges in 2022.


Vaccination Policies - LO Covid-19 Task Force Town Hall - October 5, 2021

Human Resource and Legal experts from EIO Solutions and Hummingbird Lawyers join Landscape Ontario's Covid-19 Task Force for a Town Hall discussion of vaccination policies for businesses in Ontario.


Ontario Enters Step 3 - LO Covid-19 Task Force Town Hall - July 21, 2021

The task force is joined by Wagish Yajaman, Workplace Safety and Prevention Services, and Bill Roy, Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development to discuss guidance for employers as the province transitions to Step 3 and information on how employers can ensure their workplaces are safe and in compliance with provincial and local health regulations.


Employee Vaccination and Paid Sick Leave - May 12, 2021

The task force is joined by HR expert Domenic Richichi. Download Covid-19 Resources from EIO Solutions.

Cultivating Resilience and Wellbeing during the Pandemic with special guest Mike Stroh

Download the Covid-19 Workplace Leadership Scorecard and the Stars With Me Self Care and Self Awareness Guide. 


How to Train & Onboard Virtually - March 16, 2021

Tips and tricks for virtual training with Laura Shartle, Director of Talent and Org. Development, SiteOne Landscape Supply. 

2021 Economic Forecast - February 24, 2021

A conversation with Craig Wright, Senior VP & Chief Economist at RBC and Dr. Charlie Hall, Professor and Ellison Chair at Texas A&M University, moderated by Jeff Olsen, President of Brookdale Treeland Nurseries.


Stay at Home Order - January 14, 2021

The Task Force hosted a special Q&A meeting on the Stay at Home Order.

Workplace Mental Health - December 2, 2020

This new annual from Selecta One offers vibrant colour and a trendy sky pattern.

Surviving Covid-19 - Town Hall for Growers & Growers - Nov. 24, 2020 

This webinar explores some of the issues confronting growers and retail, such as supply shortages, labour management, online opportunities and expectations for 2021.

Workplace Safety during Covid-19 - Oct. 28, 2021

Host Joe Salemi is joined by Sheila James from WSPS and contractors Alan White, Dave Wright and Peter Guinane; as well as suppliers Jamie Riddell and Jon Durzi.

Planning for the Future - Sept. 16, 2020

How to identify and implement 2021's profitability drivers with business consultant Warren Coughlin

Government Programs Update - June 23, 2020

Judith Andrews - Commissioner for Employers, Employment and Social Development Canada - and Julie Garner - Principal at Earnscliffe Strategy Group - discuss government programs including CERB, CEWS and more.

Task Force Town Hall with Jeffrey Scott - May 26, 2020

Hear from prominent business coach Jeffrey Scott and members of the LO COVID-19 Task Force as they shared practical advice on how to deal with COVID-19.

Coach your customers to safety - May 14, 2020

On May 14, 2020, Landscape Ontario hosted a supplier-only webinar with an excellent panel of suppliers that shared their ideas and experiences.

Navigating your workforce during Covid-19 - May 12, 2020

The Task Force panel was joined by HR Expert Natalie Hansford from EIO Solutions.

LO Covid-19 Task Force Town Hall - May 5, 2020

The Task Force panel was joined by representatives from the Ministry of Labour, WSIB, and Workplace Safety and Prevention Services.

LO Covid-19 task Force Town Hall - April 14, 2020

Public policy and government relations expert Julie Garner - Principal, Earnscliffe Strategy Group - joined Landscape Ontario's COVID-19 Task Force to discuss government programs for employers.

LO Covid-19 task Force Town Hall - April 7, 2020

Landscape Ontario's COVID-19 Task Force hosts a weekly town hall webinar to share the latest news and answer your questions

Covid-19 Town Hall for Garden Centres - April 6, 2020

Speakers included: Michael Van Dongen - Van Dongen’s Garden Centre, Landscaping & Nurseries; Warren Patterson - Barrie's Garden Centre; Art Vanden Enden Sheridan Nurseries; Tanya Olsen - Royal City Nursery; and Rob Vanderkruk - Connon Nurseries

The New Landscape: Strategic Planning in the COVID Economy - March 30, 2020

Plan and protect your business from the effects of the COVID-19 economy with business consultant Warren Coughlin.

Maintaining your business during Covid-19 - April 1, 2020

A strategic discussion to support Landscape Ontario members as we navigate through uncharted waters. Discussion includes strategy and best practices around:

LO Covid-19 Task Force Town Hall - March 31, 2020

The Landscape Ontario Covid-19 task Force answers questions from the audience.