Category Archives: Laws and regulations

ALR 2.0: How to make protected idle farmland productive

As we approach the 40th anniversary of the B.C. Agricultural Land Reserve, Metro Van is waking up to the lost potential of ag land that is used for non-agricultural purposes. Bravo to Surrey Mayor Diane Watts for saying that people … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Agricultural Land Reserve- in Victoria and Surrey

B.C.’s Agricultural Land Reserve, “the most important land use decision in B.C.’s history” turns 40 on April 18. On April 18th our beloved Agricultural Land Reserve turns 40. The Farmland Defence League invites you to join us in one of … Continue reading

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“Embrace GMO disclosure instead of fighting it”

This is good advice to the mega agriculture companies that spent $45m to shut down food labelling transparency in a California referendum earlier this year. A similar initiative will be on the Washington ballot in November. If there’s nothing to … Continue reading

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