British Columbia farmers who suffered extraordinary damages during November’s devastating floods will have access to up to $228 million in federal-provincial government support. Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Lana Popham, B.C.’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, announced the Canada-BC Flood Recovery for Food Security Program on Monday. The program will… Read More

Welcome to this Friday (and last of 2021) edition of RealAg Radio! On today’s show you’ll hear the best interviews from October, November, and December, featuring: Lana Popham, B.C. Minister of Agriculture, on the recover efforts post-flooding in the south of the province; Greg Northey of Pulse Canada, talks about the Container Crunch website, and… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Friday edition of RealAg Radio. First up, you’ll hear an interview with B.C. Agriculture Minister Lana Popham, on the flooding aftermath. Then, you’ll hear an issues panel featuring Lyndsey Smith, Kelvin Heppner, and Christina Crowley-Arklie, of Crowley-Arklie Strategy. They’ll talk about: The situation in B.C. and thoughts on Minister Popham’s… Read More

The B.C. government has introduced new laws under Bill 52 to strengthen the provinces Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) as part of the province’s plan to encourage farming and better protect farmland. The bill was first introduced near the end of November last year and received royal assent in December 2018. The ALR is administered by… Read More

While the total land area isn’t necessarily the largest in Canada, B.C.’s agriculture industry tops the list when it comes to diversity and total economic impact, depending on the sector. RealAgriculture founder Shaun Haney recently got a chance to interview the Honourable Lana Popham, British Columbia’s agriculture minister. The conversation is a part of RealAgriculture’s… Read More

 

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