Country Life in BC
The agricultural news source in British Columbia since 1915

June 2018

Elk sightings have producers concerned

Elk haven’t been seen on Gulf Islands in nearly five decades

PENDER ISLAND – Residents of the Southern Gulf Islands are sharing photos of newly arrived Roosevelt elk in the last […]

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June 2018

Minimum wage hike squeezes farm margins

Workers will have to work harder to pay for increase

DELTA – Growers are taking a closer look at pay structures as minimum wage hikes take effect this month. As […]

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June 2018

New chair appointed to land commission

While he’s disappointed, Frank Leonard isn’t surprised his term wasn’t renewed

VICTORIA – The outgoing chair of the Agricultural Land Commission believes it’s in good hands as the province prepares to […]

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June 2018

Wildfire, flood review has First Nations focus

Report with 108 recommendations draws heavily on BC Cattlemen’s submission

KAMLOOPS – A report on the BC government’s response to the natural disasters that roiled the province in 2017 says […]

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June 2018

Hops revival gains traction with feds

Pest management, financing programs get behind resurgent sector

CHILLIWACK – Fifty years ago, hops were a common sight across the central and eastern Fraser Valley with thousands of […]

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