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B.C. Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick, shown here last month in Kelowna, ordered new performance measures last year for the province’s Agricultural Land Commission. (Government of British Columbia photo)

Extra funds, orders help B.C. ALC clear backlog

British Columbia’s Agricultural Land Commission credits new funding, and a new regime of performance measures, with helping it to clear its backlog of applications. The ALC, the tribunal overseeing provincial measures to conserve farmland and enable farming-related land use, recently announced it has “eliminated” a backlog of 185 applications — and has processed over 90 […] Read more