Straight (23-Feb-2011) Metro Van RGS violates B.C. agricultural land act

[Jim Wright in Georgia Straight, 23-Feb-2011] Metro Vancouver municipalities are now voting on local acceptance of the far-reaching Regional Growth Strategy bylaw, which will govern Metro Vancouver until 2040. Like a stealth bomber, the bylaw has low visibility but high impact. In at least one aspect, which is the bylaw’s encroachment on the Agricultural Land Reserve in defiance of the Agricultural Land Commission, Metro staff have information that is crucial for enabling informed decisions by local governments and yet have kept it to themselves. Full article here.

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