Two new programs, and increased support for a third one, will help improve food security and build a stronger economy following COVID-19.
ANNOUNCEMENTS & DOCUMENTS
Ranchers and abattoir operators in British Columbia are contributing to improve rural food supply and food security in the province, as part of ongoing government efforts to increase livestock production and processing in rural communities.
More than 70 farmers from throughout British Columbia have found new opportunities in farming communities through the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP).
The Government of British Columbia is waiving minimum income requirements for existing B.C. farm operations, allowing them to maintain their current property tax farm status for 2021.
The new B.C. Farm, Fish and Food Job Connector will showcase current job vacancies throughout the province, including those for crop and seafood harvesters, food processing and farm workers, agrologists, large machinery operators and marketing specialists.
B.C. has declared a state of emergency. Please refer to the following websites frequently to learn about COVID-19 health issues and get COVID-19 Provincial Support.