RT @sandyjamesplan: Hard to stop foreign buyers from using loophole to buy best farmland in Canada,NO foreign purchase tax,& pay only farm…
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A policy that was supposed to be protection for farmers has become a loophole for property owners building giant houses, sometimes operating them as illegal hotels, getting cheap (by B.C. standards) land prices, and skirting taxes. Richmond needs to take … Continue reading
As the world struggles to shift its focus on Paris from the tragedies of terrorism to the tragedies of climate change, there’s a climate change trigger lurking in most of our daily lives that will most likely stay in stealth … Continue reading
I’ve switched to posting on Twitter (@pladner) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/urbanfoodrevolution?fref=ts). See you there!
My thoughts, from the Food Talk series organized by Richard Wolack in Vancouver. Thanks for inviting me Richard.
Nick Saul, Toronto-based co-author of The Stop: How the fight for good food transformed a community and inspired a movement, is coming to Vancouver to explore possibilities for a community food centre in the Vancouver area. He’ll be at the … Continue reading
Please join me at this Sustainable Economics workshop at Simon Fraser University: Sustainable Economics for the Real World Nov 1-2, 2013 9am-5:30pm $650 Instructor/speakers: Alexis Morgan, Global Water Roundtable, WWF; Peter Ladner, author (The Urban Food Revolution); Mark Pezarro, Earth … Continue reading