The Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO), a major hub for all things B.C. agriculture, has received a Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) community excellence award for Leadership and Innovation in Agriculture.

Posted September 28, 2017 Read More »

Together, the governments of Canada and British Columbia continue to support the people of British Columbia and First Nations communities facing the immediate and long-term impacts of wildfires.

Posted September 5, 2017 Read More »

While visiting the festivities at the 149th annual Saanich Fair today, Agriculture Minister Lana Popham dropped by the 4-H British Columbia display area and made a cheque presentation of $87,000 to 4-H British Columbia.

Posted September 2, 2017 Read More »

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Plant Health Laboratory is celebrating 50 years of performing state-of-the-art plant health diagnostics and surveillance of plant health in British Columbia.

Posted August 21, 2017 Read More »

An independent, respected national water and governance expert has been commissioned to support the review of the pollution in the Hullcar Aquifer, recently announced by Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman.

Posted August 17, 2017 Read More »

The governments of Canada and British Columbia are working under the AgriRecovery disaster framework to determine the type of assistance that may be required by British Columbia’s agriculture sector to recover from the impact of wildfires.

Posted August 16, 2017 Read More »

The British Columbia government is celebrating Frederickson Farm and its 100 years of ranching in B.C. with a Century Farm Award.

Posted August 12, 2017 Read More »

The B.C. government is continuing to work with the Government of Canada to ensure B.C. ranchers have access to either existing or new programs as part of the overall response to the devastating wildfires in the province’s Interior.

Posted August 8, 2017 Read More »

Members of the public are encouraged to be on the lookout for any wildlife or livestock displaced by a wildfire.

Posted July 20, 2017 Read More »

The B.C. government is partnering with the BC Shellfish Growers Association (BCSGA), Vancouver Island University and the Hakai Institute to address issues of food supply security and climate change affecting the shellfish industry.

Posted April 7, 2017 Read More »