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Flowers Canada was founded over 100 years ago.  Currently, Flowers Canada is Canada's largest not-for-profit, floral industry-funded trade association. Our Members include all retail formats, distributors, educators and professional florists. 


Board of Directors
Flowers Canada Retail is a member driven association as reflected by our board of directors.  Our board represents retailers and wholesalers from coast to coast and businesses of all sizes.


Cost Savings Programs
Flowers Canada retail has listened to the needs of our members and we are extremely happy to offer great cost saving benefits to our membership. Our aim is to save our members time and money.   We have the industry's lowest merchant processing program.  Along with savings benefits on fuel, forms, auto rentals, vehicle purchases , group insurance to name a few.


Publications and Websites
Flowers Canada Retail provides members with the most important and timely communications in the retail floral industry. Flowers Canada Retail members receive the leading industry magazine, Canadian Retailer. Additionally, weekly Newsbuds and Newsletters offer consumer research, stats, and information about Flowers Canada Retail activities. Also included are some of the latest trends and ideas in design and product mix and technology. Our quarterly Newsletters also profiles businesses and individuals in the Canadian floriculture industry.
 


Members-Only Website
The members-only section of the Flowers Canada Retail website provides exclusive access to White Papers, research, information on critical issues, and much more.  It also offers the latest tax tables and business practises to help you grow your business.  


Lobbying Efforts
Flowers Canada Retail with its Board of Directors have representation in every province in Canada.  We have established contacts with various government agencies keeping a watch on all government related issues effecting our industry. Flowers Canada's lobbying efforts have given the floriculture industry a united voice in front of all levels of government. Recently, Flowers Canada Retail has consulted with CRA and Provincial Governments to address the HST implications on inter-province, out-of-province and international orders.