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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Cheese Vendor Excited for CETA’s Increased EU Quotas

Richmond chef Ken Iaci is no economist but he’s counting down the days for the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement between the European Union and Canada to be ratified. That’s because CETA, which was signed last week, will open up the Canadian cheese market to European fine cheeses – something the Italian caterer does know a…

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