Country Life in BC

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

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

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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June 2018

Farmers’ markets focus on cultivating trust

VICTORIA – Consumers look to farmers’ markets as a trusted source of wholesome local produce. But as an undercover investigation […]

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