The provincial government has big decisions to make as leases for 20 fish farms are set to expire June 20. Source: CBC News | June 18, 2018
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Fish and waterways are federal responsibility, but the B.C. government wants to have a say in the future of wild salmon. Source: Global News | June 15, 2018
Chef, food educator and Richmond resident Ian Lai is the newest executive director of the Richmond Food Security Society. Source: Richmond News | June 15, 2018
None of the wheat from the “isolated patch” made its way into the commercial system, officials said Thursday – nor does the discovery pose a risk to food safety. Still, they acknowledged that they don’t know when the plants began growing, or why. Source: Globe and Mail | June 14, 2018
The world’s system for allocating fish stocks is being outpaced by the movement of fish species in response to climate change, according to a study undertaken by an international team of marine ecologists, fisheries and social scientists, and lawyers. Source: UBC Science | June 14, 2018
“If you really dismantle the whole supply management system, I guess probably within five years half the farms in Canada would disappear,” Quebec dairy farmer Peter Strebel said. “The other half would probably just kind of imitate the American system — getting larger, having over-production, needing to have government support or subsidies to keep the industry alive.” Source: CBC News | June 13, 2018