Agricultural Land Reserve

What was this engagement about?

B.C.’s Minister of Agriculture, Lana Popham, announced the formation of an independent committee to lead a public engagement process and provide recommendations to the provincial government around this important topic. The Advisory Committee will consider best approaches to revitalizing the ALR and the ALC.
The Minister’s Advisory Committee sought your views to deliver recommendations for a strong and robust Agricultural Land Reserve.
The public was invited to read an discussion paper prior to completing and an online survey.
Feedback was accepted until April 30, 2018 at 4 p.m. via the online survey or mail.

How can my contribution make a difference?

Ideas and feedback received at stakeholder consultation meetings as well as written submissions (via mail or email) and survey responses will be provided to the Advisory Committee for their consideration in determining recommendations to the Minister.
Public input is vital to the success of this initiative. The committee will use the input it receives during the engagement process to develop recommendations for the provincial government’s consideration. The recommendations may include changes to the current legislative, regulatory, and administrative framework to revitalize the ALR and the ALC. Any legislative changes that support the revitalization of the commission and the reserve are targeted for late 2018 or early 2019.

Details of the Consultation:

Date: February 5 – April 30, 2018

Status: Closed

Location: Province-wide

Category: Land & Animals

Type: In-person, online, email

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