Get the professionals looking out for you.

CNLA gives nursery, garden centre and landscape businesses a strong, national voice in Ottawa, advocating for effective solutions to small business issues and closely monitoring key federal regulatory agencies.

Education & Certification

Grow your expertise, strengthen your company.

With both on-site educational sessions and online seminars, membership means dynamic business education to extend your green industry knowledge and business management skills.


Access a diverse network for solutions to common problems.

Membership provides access to other owners and CEOs of leading green industry companies to help you increase profits, operate more efficiently and learn best practices. CNLA’s networking events help build relationships with fellow professionals, customers and suppliers.


Investing in a better industry and a better world.

CNLA promotes and communicates horticultural research, which increases the quality of plants, improves the productivity and profitability of member businesses, and protects and enhances the environment.  CNLA is always working on new research for the industry including water conservation, green-roof technologies, nutrient management in primary production, life cycle assessment, etc.


Cost savings on many day-to-day business expenses!

Financial Services

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.

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

Vehicles and Equipment

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.

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.

Members receive a 20% manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) discount off ECHO or Shindaiwa units and accessories*.

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 2017 model year, ending September 30, 2017.

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.

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

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

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

Receive access to special fleet pricing program and discounts on specified products.


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


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

Business Services

15% discount on all regular priced merchandise at Work Authority

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

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

Receive a free business listing on and its partner sites, including

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.

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

Industry Training

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

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

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

Great! How do I sign up?

To become a member please register with your provincial association.