The forum will mark the beginning of a month-long public consultation on these agriculture-related uses in residential lots within the city and will feature the perspectives of experts who work with chickens, bees and urban agricultural projects. Source: Comox Valley Echo | February 20, 2017
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Now that a consultation tour has ended, INAC minister Carolyn Bennett says the federal government still has hard decisions to make on how to revamp the program. Source: Nunatsiaq Online | February 17, 2017
“Agriculture really is at the cusp of a new industrial revolution…This is Canada’s moment to take advantage of a huge opportunity,” Evan Fraser, the head of the University of Guelph’s Food Institute. Source: CBC News | February 18, 2017
A new study by Fraser Valley Regional District, with the BC Agriculture & Food Climate Action Initiative, estimates that annual flood losses could top $1.1 billion in the years to come. Source: Chilliwack Progress | February 17, 2017
The Agriculture Land Commission has improved its service delivery since receiving a $1.1-million funding boost in 2016. Source: Energetic City | February 17, 2017
Dr. Danielle Martin has written a book about six big ideas to improve the health care system. Among them is a call for a national guaranteed basic income. Source: Vancouver Sun | February 15, 2017