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What’s New with Bill 52: Changes to the ALR

Posted by Darcy Smith on March 11, 2019 2 Comments

ALR Review Squash starts Photo credit Sara Dent

UPDATE JANUARY 27, 2020: In response to public feedback on Bill 52, the Ministry of Agriculture undertook public consultations in the fall of 2019. Those consultations resulted in a report and policy intentions paper that outline proposed policy changes – check out our recap on the suggested changes, and be sure to provide your input for policy consideration! ———- The Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) was established in 1973 to protect 4.7 million hectares of land in BC for agriculture – less than 5% of the province’s total land base. The ALR is managed by the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC). In 2018, … Continue reading What’s New with Bill 52: Changes to the ALR