Every year for the past decade, our neighbourhood floods in late February and early March. Endless days of pounding rain, snow melt from further up the Fraser River, high tides and climate change are combining to raise water levels. Lulu Island … [Continue reading] about Rising water
Here's a recently published article I wrote. A buyer's market and a seller's market - what's the difference … [Continue reading] about A buyer’s market and a seller’s market – what’s the difference
If you're a BC farmer and despite your best efforts you don't meet your farm plan, your land can't be be reclassified as residential, according to a recent BC Supreme Court decision. The story begins in 1991 when Bruce and Dorothy Kelt bought … [Continue reading] about What happens when you don’t meet your farm development plan?
When residential, commercial and industrial development occurs on or beside farmland and fields, we lose hedgerows, which may include blackberries and wild flowers, and wetlands including sloughs. This takes away habitat and food sources for … [Continue reading] about Light pollution encroaches on farmlands
Two weeks ago, large trucks drove along the narrow, winding country road in our neighbourhood, turned into a south slough farm field and illegally dumped loads of construction waste on prime farmland at the end of No. 4 Road. Local farmers … [Continue reading] about Urban encroachment continues on farmland