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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.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:30 AM
Three programs promoting healthy eating and access to local fruit and vegetables for lower-income families, seniors and young students are receiving a combined $3 million to continue their successful programs.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 1:45 PM
Diners at B.C. restaurants are in for a local treat in 2017 – a month-long celebration of B.C. food and beverages from land and sea, as part of the EAT DRINK LOCAL campaign designed by the B.C. Restaurant and Food Services Association (BCRFA).
Thursday, March 9, 2017 11:10 AM
Small ranches and livestock farms in B.C. are getting help to meet upcoming national livestock traceability requirements that will help track livestock movements in the event of an animal health investigation, and also offer the opportunity for ranchers to reach new customers who focus on the awareness and promotion of where they source their food.
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.
Friday, February 17, 2017 11:45 AM
British Columbia’s value-added food companies will increase their chances of having their products sold outside of Canada by participating in a Government of Canada- and British Columbia-funded program to help them meet international food safety and traceability requirements.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:00 PM
The Agriculture Land Commission (ALC) has improved its service delivery since receiving a $1.1-million funding boost in Balanced Budget 2016.
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.
Monday, January 30, 2017 12:30 PM
Residents of the Victoria area will be growing more local food in 2017-18 as LifeCycles Project Society begin their “Cultivating Communities” project.