Census of Agriculture results released by Statistics Canada. Source: Farms.com | May 11, 2017
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Short, competitive fishery important to local economy. Source: Powell River Peak | May 10, 2017
British Columbia’s incumbent agriculture minister and opposition agriculture critic have both held onto their seats in the legislature so far through the province’s harrowing election Tuesday. Source: Grainnews | May 10, 2017
“There’s virtually no fish for anyone,” said Michael Spence, resource manager with Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Source: Alberni Valley Times | May 8, 2017
Extreme temperatures, droughts and natural disasters have numerous direct and indirect effects on human health, but the most dire is the threat to food systems, security and safety, said Prof. Sherilee Harper. Source: Exchange Magazine | May 9, 2017
Genuine food security means that when the ice road is closed, or the airplane can’t fly, the community can still feed itself the staple foods needed for survival and basic health. This means that northern communities need ultra-stable, and local, sources of calorie-rich foods. Source: CBC News | May 8, 2017