Who is Behind Arborist Halifax?

Tim is originally from Cape Town, South Africa. After moving to Canada, he began an apprenticeship under the mentorship of a group of highly skilled Arborists in the Canadian Rockies.

What started as a curiosity developed into a professional career in Arboriculture. Over the years, he has completed various trainings & certifications. (see below)

He combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills and years of experience to deliver high-quality tree work. He has done everything from hazardous tree removals, tree pruning, tree planting to stump-grinding and has worked on large-scale forestry contracts.


  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • WTA Level 3 Chainsaw Operator
  • First Aid Certified
  • ArborCanada Modern Tree Climbing Systems
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platform & Industrial Fall Protection Certified
  • ArborCanada Electrical Awareness Certified
Tim Spence (AT-0750A)