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Friday, April 7, 2017 9:15 AM
The B.C. government is partnering with the BC Shellfish Growers Association (BCSGA), Vancouver Island University and the Hakai Institute to address issues of food supply security and climate change affecting the shellfish industry.
Sunday, April 2, 2017 9:00 AM
British Columbia agrifood and seafood producers exported more products than ever before in 2016, setting a new record for the fourth year in a row.
Monday, February 27, 2017 12:15 PM
The British Columbia government’s latest action to target irresponsible dog and cat breeders in British Columbia is legislation introduced by Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick that will, if passed, provide a framework for the licensing and/or registration of commercial breeders of cats and dogs.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 9:00 AM
Applications from eligible B.C. commercial greenhouse operators for this year’s greenhouse carbon tax relief grants are being accepted until March 20, 2017.
Friday, December 2, 2016 1:00 PM
B.C. residents, particularly those in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Penticton area are being asked to support the Ministry of Agriculture’s surveillance efforts by being on the lookout for any brown marmorated stink bugs, (Halyomorpah halys) that may be seeking winter refuge inside homes and buildings.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 2:00 PM
Local residents love fresh, locally grown and produced flavours of agrifoods from Vancouver Island such as the diverse products from Victoria’s Canadian Artisan Foods, North Saanich's Snowdon House Gourmet & Gifts and Sooke’s Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 1:45 PM
British Columbia’s new Fish and Seafood Act and associated regulations are more responsive to the modern-day business environment for the B.C. seafood sector and reduces red tape, while supporting sustainability.
Saturday, October 8, 2016 11:11 AM
Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick has issued the following statement congratulating the governments of Canada and Hong Kong on lifting the raw oyster import ban from Vancouver Island:
Friday, October 7, 2016 10:30 AM
The governments of Canada and British Columbia are providing up to $1.6 million over two years to support B.C.’s agrifood producers’ efforts to enhance on-farm food safety practices and meet emerging national and international food-safety traceability requirements.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 2:00 PM
The governments of Canada and British Columbia announced changes to the AgriInsurance - Production Insurance program that will help B.C. tree-fruit growers manage the risk of crop losses by hail, spring frost, excessive rain, flooding, drought and wind.