Let Them Eat Imports
On the Friday, February 7, 2014, edition of CFRO Co-op Radio’s Media Mornings (starting at the 41:18 mark) Harold Steves -one of the architect’s of the Dave Barrett NDP government’s Agricultural Land Reserve, a long time Richmond City councillor, and an active farmer- noted that Port Metro Vancouver has quietly purchased 226 acres of farmland in Richmond as part of its planned Delta Port expansion on 2,600 acres of farmland in Richmond and Delta.
How will we address the incidental negative externalities, such as a reduced capacity to feed ourselves? The Port has a solution:
A Food for the Future rally will take place on Monday, February 10, 2014 -Family Day- at the Legislature, in Victoria.
Against Delta Port expansion? Have a look at Against Port Expansion in Delta.