Country Life in BC

January 2019

Volume 105
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January 2019

Popham pursues ambitious agenda as 2019 arrives

Positive changes outweigh pushback

VANCOUVER – Becoming agriculture minister was a dream come true, Lana Popham said during her initial interviews as BC’s top […]

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January 2019

Wave of retirements sweeps through dairy associations

Shift makes way for younger leaders to step up

VANCOUVER – The BC Milk Marketing Board is purchasing a cow for a vulnerable family in Uganda. The BCMMB made […]

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January 2019

‘Green rush’ overwhelms OK planning staff

Local governments waiting for the smoke to clear on cannabis

LUMBY – Some local governments in the Okanagan are facing a “green rush” as proposals blossom to meet the demand […]

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January 2019

Cattle feeders bullish on packing plant

Proposal to grow the local industry will keep cash in BC

WESTWOLD – Townhall meetings as the new year gets underway will determine whether or not a beef packing plant proposed […]

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January 2019

Online platform connects producers, consumers

Dutch entrepreneur wanted grass-fed meat but making a connection was tough

VANCOUVER – When entrepreneur Victor Straatman moved with his family to Vancouver from the Netherlands in summer 2015, he went online […]

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