Country Life in BC

February 2019

Volume 105
Issue 2

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February 2019

Province gives well owners three more years to register

No fees, no loss of priority for registrations through March 1, 2022

Thousands of BC farmers and ranchers at risk of losing their priority water rights at the end of February won’t […]

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February 2019

Critics urge licence delay

Province's retired water engineer weighs in

KELOWNA – The deadline for registering wells and obtaining groundwater licences, an initiative aimed at establishing priority for water rights […]

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February 2019

Staff reorganization targets leaner fruit co-op

Drive to cut costs could see co-op relocate

KELOWNA – The province’s biggest fruit co-op is facing a dramatic shakeup, as turnover pares both the executive team and […]

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February 2019

Growers pin hopes on Columbia River update

Compensation for greater US competition a key issue for fruit and vegetable growers

KELOWNA – Negotiations to update the 55-year-old Columbia River Treaty between Canada and the US are ramping up. Ratified in […]

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February 2019

Capital Region considers compensation cuts

Public supports payments for livestock losses to unidentified dogs

VICTORIA – A backlash from farmers has stalled a proposal to amend the Capital Regional District (CRD) animal control bylaw […]

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