Safe Restart Agreement supports British Columbia transit services

Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced that $2 billion in federal funding—to be matched by provincial and territorial governments—will be made available to cities and towns across Canada. July 23, 2020 – North…
Death of an inmate from Pacific Institution

On July 13, 2020, David Brault, an inmate from Pacific Institution died while in our custody. July 17, 2020 – Abbotsford, British Columbia – Correctional Service Canada On July 13, 2020, David Brault, an inmate from Pacific Institution died while…
Eight new BCSRIF projects

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Eight new projects are receiving approximately $10.5M in funding through the British Columbia Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund (BCSRIF). This brings the total number of projects funded to 38, accounting for $66.9M of $142.85M in…
Facts about farming on Vancouver Island

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Backgrounder Facts about farming on Vancouver Island The total amount of land farmed on Vancouver Island in 2016 was over 50,000 hectares. The region employed over 7,500 people in the agricultural sector (both farm operators…
New plan helps island farmers adapt to climate change

Farmers on Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands will have more support to adapt to climate change following the development of the Vancouver Island Adaptation Strategies plan. July 13, 2020 – Victoria, British Columbia – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada…