Country Life in BC

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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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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