Local Food Movement Seeking Inroads with Chinese Community

Richmond News feature – Last month a leaked document from the office of Agriculture Minister Pat Pimm showed proposals to change the Agricultural Land Commission’s legislative mandate to fall more in line with the province’s priorities for economic development. Among some of the recommendations was to have “community growth applications decided by local governments.” Following…

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Leaked Documents Spell an End to ALC

The Globe and Mail released a government document that carries the signature line of Agriculture Minister Pat Pimm. It outlines major changes proposed for the Agricultural Land Commission, an independent body that is intended to protect farmland in B.C. Read the original story here. Here is the document as per the Globe and Mail: Cabinet…

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Eight Issues Surrounding the Planned Richmond-Delta Bridge

On Sep.20 B.C. Premier Christy Clark announced the provincial government had decided to replace the George Massey Tunnel with a 10-lane bridge to connect Delta and Richmond via Highway 99. The 4-lane tunnel opened in 1959 and currently has about 80,000 vehicles pass through it daily. The tunnel is often plagued by traffic jams requiring…

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