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Western Weed Control (1980) Ltd. has been in business for more than 40 years and we are proud of the level of experience and expertise we can offer our customers. Please read about our principals and view our company timeline below. For case studies of selected clients, please click here.

Our Team


Rob Hadath

Rob holds a Business Degree from the UBC Sauder School of Business and has more than 25 years experience in many facets of the vegetation control industry.

He holds, or has held, M.O.E. applicators certificates in Forestry, Landscape, Structural and Industrial designations and is responsible for overseeing all contracts ranging up to $200,000 undertaken by Western Weed Control since 1988. He has managed up to 35 employees and has expert knowledge in; all forms of civil and industrial vegetation control; landscape installation/maintenance and Arboriculture; weed, insect and disease identification/control.

Operations & Safety Manager

Connor Hadath

Connor has a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Calgary, and holds a M.O.E applicators certificate.

Introduced to the industry at a young age, Connor has acquired considerable experience in vegetation control best practices and crew management. His health and safety background can be attributed to three years of in-field experience in the oil and gas industry, during which he assisted with implementing safety protocols to provide an incident free work environment.


W.F. (Bill) Hadath

Our founder (1936-2018)

Our founder (1936-2018)

Sadly, Bill passed away early in 2018 after a long battle with cancer. He will be greatly missed. His influence, inspiration and humanitarianism will never be forgotten.

Bill was a pioneer in the Weed and Pest Control Industry. With over 50 years of experience, he was truly an “Expert” in all facets. His ground-breaking Innovations and unique methodologies have advanced our company and the entire industry in myriad ways.

Bill “Loved” what he did and made doing it “Fun”. His thirst for knowledge, desire to succeed and unmatched work ethic were the cornerstones from which this company was built and thrives to this day. His legacy lives on through the company he founded, the code he lived by and countless people he empowered, enlightened and inspired.

Service Technician

Brett Ehlert

Brett has been an integral part of WWC since 2006, providing expertise as a seasoned service technician. Known for his professionalism and reliability, clients rely on his dedication to exceeding expectations. Brett also serves as a trusted mentor within our team, guiding colleagues with his extensive knowledge and experience.

Cody Small

With over a decade of experience in the landscaping and construction industry, including five years as a successful business owner, Cody brings a wealth of expertise to Western Weed Control. Clients trust Cody to consistently exceed their expectations, infusing energy into every project he undertakes. “There is nothing we can’t handle in the Vegetation Industry!”.

Austin Koene

With over 10 years in environmental management, Austin holds an M.O.E applicator certificate and a Langara College certificate in Effective Management. His horticultural background merges with extensive environmental industry experience, ensuring a 5-star customer experience at WWC. Austin consistently delivers professionalism and tangible results, while upholding a deep commitment to environmental sustainability and effective practice.
Operations Coordinator

Kayla Fielding

Kayla holds a Business Diploma and a Real Estate Trading Services license from UBC Sauder School of Business. With a background in Project Management, Marketing and Sales, Kayla has developed a diverse skill set that allows her to thrive in dynamic environments. Her expertise and dedicated work ethic contributes to providing our clients with a 5-star customer experience.

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Our History

Bill Hadath joins Lower mainland Structural pest control firm
Bill initiates expansion and moves to Kamloops to operate Interior Div. A period of rapid growth ensues
Bill Hadath and Wes Barron (a commercial fixed wing and helicopter pilot) purchase the Kamloops (Interior) Div. and form B&W Agricultural Services.
WWC Purchased by B&W Agricultural Services (Kamloops BC) to expand Industrial Vegetation market base.
B&W becomes one of the largest company’s of its kind in western Canada.
Purchased BC Chemical Sprayers, a Residential Lawn and Tree care company
B&W Co founder Bill Hadath sells his shares in B&W to become President of WWC which integrates Western Weed Control with BC Chemical Sprayers to form a new company offering expanded services.
Aggressive expansion of all residential, Industrial/Commercial services. Including: Lawn and tree care, landscape maintenance / installation, Industrial vegetation.
Rob Hadath joins WWC to help oversee expansion and daily operations.
Rob/Bill Hadath form a 50/50 partnership. Company gross revenues triples, supporting a staff of 35 employees
Company introduces “green” initiatives with the introduction of “The Western Heat System” a non herbicide weed control method.
Ian Freemantle joins management team. Bill's succession plan sees Rob purchase his shares in the company to become the owner of WWC. Bill transitions to consultant and service training role.
Reacting to a changing market place WWC sells Residential arm of company to focus on Industrial client base and The Western Heat System
WWC relocates Head office to Maple Ridge, with a dispatch yard in Coquitlam as well. Ian accepts upper management position. Under Ian and Rob’s guidance “TWHS” sales help to increase gross revenues by 4 fold.
WWC looks to once again expand its service portfolio.