Report on the Future of B.C. Commercial Salmon Fishing Released

June 3, 2021 UFAWU-Unifor

In response to the ongoing environmental and socio-economic devastation of British Columbia’s commercial salmon fishing industry, a comprehensive report on the fishery’s future has been released by UFAWU-Unifor and a number of other B.C. salmon organizations.

B.C. Fruit Growers Worried About Lack of Camp Space as Harvest Season Begins

July 6, 2020 CBC News

Fruit growers in B.C.’s Okanagan region are worried they won’t have enough space for workers this summer, as rules and regulations around COVID-19 have changed the way camps work.

Uncertainty For B.C. Growers as EU Set to Halt Some Canadian Fruit Imports

August 26, 2019 CHERYL CHAN, Vancouver Sun

B.C. farm growers are facing uncertainty after the European Union’s announcement it will stop importing some Canadian fruits starting Sept. 1.

Government of Canada Supports Innovation in British Columbia’s Berry Industry

Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Jati Sidhu, Member of Parliament, Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon visited the Berry Haven Farm, where they announced an investment of up to $3.6 million to the Lower Mainland Horticultural Improvement Association (LMHIA) under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, AgriScience Program.

Some B.C. Fish Farms to Close or Move in Bid to Help Wild Salmon Recover

December 26, 2018 The Canadian Press

All 17 fish farms in British Columbia’s Broughton Archipelago will either be closed or moved in an effort to create a migration path for wild salmon.