The Forbes family has been farming in Oliver, B.C. for nearly half a century—their certified organic produce a staple at the Penticton Farmers Market. But Gordon Forbes said his livelihood was threatened several years ago. Source: Global News | October 23, 2018
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With free trade between Canada and the U.S. a hot-button issue of late, the mention of Donald Trump on a tour of a dairy farm is like throwing a match in a gas tank. Source: Vernon Morning Star | September 25, 2018
Trung Nguyen, selling sockeye off his boat at the Steveston Pier for $8 a pound, has been waiting four years for this moment. Nguyen and other commercial fishery workers returned to the Richmond harbour Thursday with coolers full of salmon after being allowed out on the Fraser River Wednesday to catch salmon. Source: CBC News | August 9, 2018
Salmon in the Fraser River are under threat from the Trans Mountain pipeline, according to a new report by the Raincoast Conservation Foundation. Wild Salmon, Pipelines and the Trans Mountain Expansion details the potential effects a spill from the pipeline or associated tankers could have on salmon in the Fraser and the river’s tributaries. Source: Burnaby Now | August 9, 2018
Here in Vancouver, we count ourselves as fortunate to have so many diverse dining options to choose from, whether it’s Middle Eastern, French, Chinese, or Vietnamese. Yet despite having access to different types of cuisine from all over the world, many people are not all that familiar with Indigenous food. Source: Georgia Straight | August 8, 2018
Health Canada is sticking with its proposal to phase out most outdoor and agricultural uses of a common pesticide, even though a recent study found bees are only affected by the substance in certain circumstances. Source: Global News | May 31, 2018