The Voice of Nova Scotia's Landscape & Horticultural Industry

There are benefits to becoming a member

 


Active LNSHTA membership provides you with many different advantages and savings on products and services for your business. By becoming an active member of LNSHTA, you automatically become a member of the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA), our national green industry association.


For information on all the benefits offered through the CNLA, visit www.canadanursery.com/benefits or call Christine Finn, Members Services Co-or, CNLA . Toll Free Fax: 1 (866) 833-8603 ext. 8655 / christine@cnla-acpp.ca.


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A membership with LNS and the CNLA entitles you to significant savings on many products and services that will help to run your business more effectively and efficiently. The CNLA offers savings on Merchant Services, Vehicles, Equipment,  Office Supplies, Credit Cards, Long Distance and Fuel Savings.


In addition to bottom-line savings, LNS offers many other benefits to our membership, such as the LNS and CNLA newsletters, the annual Atlantic and CNLA Membership Directory, and the Canadian Standards for Nursery Stock. Each member receives these publications free of charge. LNS members also receive a complimentary subscription to Landscape Trades magazine.


While ensuring that LNS members are kept informed of industry news and events, LNS performs provincial lobbying along with the CNLA's federal lobbying on the issues that affect landscape horticulture. As an LNS member you will also have access to important networking opportunities, and support from others in the industry.


Your company's reputation will also be enhanced by being a member of a reputable association that sets high industry standards and supports professionalism in the industry. You will be able to take part in provincial and national awards of excellence competitions, as well as various internationally recognized certification programs.


For a full list of benefits offered by the CNLA visit www.canadanursery.com/benefits - start saving today!


CNLA provides the provincial industry associations across Canada with value-added benefits and services that they can pass along to you, the member. Our national committee reviews works to ensure that our high value discount programs have a direct positive effect on your bottom line and help you attract and reward good employees.

Click on the links below for more information about the program and how to apply.

Vehicles and Equipment

Caterpillar:  Save up to $2,750 on select Cat® equipment and attachment purchases and 10% off the list or book rate for anything rented through the Cat Rental Store.

Echo / Shindaiwa
:  Receive a 20% MSRP discount on ECHO or Shindaiwa units and accessories.

Enterprise:  Save 10% off daily, weekly and monthly posted retail rates for commercial truck rentals. 

Esso:  Save time and money while using the Esso Business and Fleet Cards. Discount of 2.9¢/litre (at retail locations only). 

FCA Canada Inc - Dodge, Jeep, Ram:  Save thousands on NEW Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles. A $200 administration fee* per vehicle that must be paid by the member to CNLA before the membership confirmation letter will be sent. Note: FCA Canada Inc. has agreed to pay $100 of this amount on behalf of CNLA members for the remainder of the 2016 model year, ending September 30, 2016.

General Motors Canada:  Huge savings on select NEW GMC Vehicles. A $200 administration fee applies, program is non-stackable and cannot be used in conjunction with any other retail incentives including 0% or any other special finance rate.

Isuzu Trucks:  Save up to $4,000 on select NEW Isuzu Trucks. A $100 administration fee applies.

Krown Rust Control:  Receive access to special fleet pricing program and discounts on specified products.

Kubota Canada Ltd: Receive 18-22% off the suggested list price, or discounts of 11-15% off the suggested list price for purchases made with 0% financing for 36 months. A $100 administration fee applies.

Petro-Canada: Save 2.4¢/litre off the posted retail price at retail locations only, 15% off car washes and 3% discount on propane. 


Industry Training

Employers First: Members receive a 10% discount on over 40 landscape and safety training courses. 

Landscape Industry Certification: Members receive discounted rates on training manuals and exam registration for landscape industry certified designations. 

LS Training System: Members receive 5% savings on published rates for training modules. Special pricing available for garden centre training videos (5% discount does not apply).

Retail Council of Canada: Members receive discounted rates on RCC webinars, access to select group discount programs, professional development opportunities, networking events and free publications. 

St. John Ambulance: Members receive an eight percent discount on first aid with CPR certification; as well as a ten precent discount on first aid kits.

Financial Services

Garden Centre Gift Card: Offer customers an electronic gift card redeemable at any participating Garden Centres Canada retailer.

Group Buy Protect: Provide your business with up to $1 million in legal expense insurance coverage. Available legal assistance with contract disputes and debt recovery.

HortProtect Insurance: An insurance program that has been customized to meet the needs of this industry. Offers property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance and an RRSP plan for your company and its employees.  For more information about HortProtect contact Stacey@cnla-acpp.ca or at  888-446-3499 ext 8660

MBNA MasterCard®: A CNLA branded MasterCard® with high credit limits and low introductory rates. 

 
Business Solutions

Canadian Federation of Independent Business:  Receive a discount on membership fees and access to savings programs, business training resources, business counselors and increased lobbying power at all levels of government.

casaGURU:  Receive a free business listing on casaGURU.com and its partner sites, including HGTV.ca.

Lyreco Office Supplies:  Discounts on over 7000 office products. Also offering to customize a discounted core list of items for your business.

Mark’s (Imagewear): 10% off the majority of Mark’s workwear clothing, footwear and safety accessories. 

NEBS: Members save 15% on printed products (including logo design). Receive discounted rates with NEBS Payweb payroll system.

Work Authority: 15% discount on all regular priced merchandise. 

 
Technology

DynaSCAPE Software: Members receive a 10% discount off new or upgrade license purchases and online training.

Schooley Mitchell Telecom Consultants: Your Schooley consultant will audit your existing telecom system to find you savings.

 
Travel

Choice Hotels: Save 15% on the lowest internet advertised price at participating Choice Hotels worldwide, on an available-room basis.