This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: New rules are alarmingly open to interpretation and political interference

The winner of last week’s duel on the port strike was Laila with 79%. This week’s topic: Are changes to the Agricultural Land Reserve good for British Columbia? Despite the vast size of this amazing country, many would be surprised to learn that approximately 94% of all land across Canada is not suitable for anyContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: New rules are alarmingly open to interpretation and political interference

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: “Protecting farmland ensures locals can produce their own food”

In this week’s Duel, Brent and I decided to take a look at this question: Is food security a valid goal for the Agricultural Land Reserve? Brent’s wrote first this week and his column is a must read before you read mine below. http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/2013/11/17/advocates-of-food-security-arent-doing-it-for-farmers There is just so much to be said about why food security shouldContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: “Protecting farmland ensures locals can produce their own food”

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: BC Needs to Strengthen local Food Supply

Columnists Laila Yuile and Brent Stafford battle over the issues of the day. The winner of last week’s duel on the proposed ‘urban resort’ in Vancouver was Brent with 71%. This week’s topic: Is it time to review and change the Agricultural Land Reserve? News flash for Brent: you don’t have to be from theContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: BC Needs to Strengthen local Food Supply