Country Life in BC

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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February 2019

Microgreen grower attracts far-flung following

Salmon Arm hydroponic grower harvests sales in Calgary

SALMON ARM – A different kind of hydroponic grow-op has set up shop in the Shuswap, looking to meet the […]

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