Country Life in BC

August 2017

Ranchers first line of defense against wildfires

WILLIAMS LAKE – On July 6, Cheryl Monical and her husband Ed noticed smoke over the hill while moving cattle […]

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August 2017

Wildfires put hundreds of ranchers at risk

WILLIAMS LAKE – An unprecedented spate of wildfires that erupted across the central Interior in early July has put ranchers […]

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July 2017

Poultry abuse underscores need to measure up

CHILLIWACK – Another horrific case of livestock abuse uncovered by the activist group Mercy for Animals highlights gaps in the […]

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July 2017

Abbotsford seeks exclusion to boost industrial land

ABBOTSFORD – Abbotsford has taken a proposal to exclude a total of 696 acres from the Agricultural Land Reserve to […]

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July 2017

Emergency plan critical for livestock owners

OLIVER – When wildfires get out of control, the consequences for people, livestock and property can be devastating. Having a […]

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