Country Life in BC

February 13, 2019

Throne speech foregrounds land protection

BC’s legislature is back in session. Per tradition, the new sitting kicked off February 12 with the province’s lieutenant governor, […]

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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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October 2018

Right to Farm Act review cancelled

VICTORIA  – Victoria, which quietly initiated a review of the province’s Right to Farm legislation in 2015, has just as […]

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August 2018

Gulf Islands farmers want rules respected

Local government committees often overstep ALC

PENDER ISLAND – Bylaws passed by local government shouldn’t pre-empt decisions by the Agricultural Land Commission, the commission’s chair and […]

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July 2018

ALC allegations nix Delta farmer’s vision

Cranberry venture bogged down in legal wrangling

DELTA – Don Malenstyn has all but given up on his career and passion after losing an appeal of a […]

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