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JANUARY 5 2022
The rise of the omicron variant of COVID-19 has cancelled several industry events planned for this month. Both the Pacific Agriculture Show and BC Dairy Industry Conference have made the difficult decisions to postpone in-person events until protocols around COVID-19 stabilize. While the Pacific Agriculture Show intended to decide by January 17 on whether or not to postpone proceedings or pivot to a wholly virtual event, organizer Jim Shepard acted early in order to give exhibitors certainty regarding travel arrangements...
Canada’s use of tariff rate quotas in the dairy sector breaches the country’s obligations under CUSMA, the trade deal that replaced NAFTA on July 1, 2020, according to a settlement panel decision published this week...
Weather woes and road closures continue to plague BC farmers, who entered the new year facing disruptions due to snow and ice. Arctic inflows sent temperatures across BC plummeting to record lows at the end of December, just six months after the province shattered high temperature records. ...
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