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A cannabis quandary for Delta farmland

Before it’s too late, the provincial government should halt any cannabis production on prime agricultural lands until a proper analysis of what it could mean to food production. Source: Delta Optimist | April 14, 2018

Annual salmon release at Burnaby Eagle Creek next week

The Eagle Creek Streamkeepers and Fisheries and Oceans Canada will release the salmon Saturday April 21 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Charles Rummel Park at 3325 Piper Ave. in Burnaby. The chum will be released by hand starting at 10 a.m. until all have been let go. Not sure what the release is all about? There will be educational handouts, so you can find out. Source: Burnaby Now | April 14, 2018

Crabbers face fines for overfishing in Powell River

Fishery officers have seized more than 300 commercial crab traps in the Powell River area around Savary Island and Harwood Island. Since the beginning of January 2018, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) officers in Powell River have been conducting an investigation of two commercial crab vessels. Source: Powell River Peak | April 13, 2018

New FoodFit program will spark healthy changes

On April 30, Community Connections Society will launch FoodFit, a 12-week program that brings low-income community members together to set goals, learn skills, and make measurable changes in overall health and fitness. Source: E-Know | April 11, 2018