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Police seek tips after fish hooks, trip wires and nails left in Vancouver community garden

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-30 Wed 09:28

Vancouver police say they've run out of leads in their investigation into who set traps in a community garden in Mount Pleasant last week. The traps included trip wires, a board with nails sticking up and fish hooks hung at eye level.

British Columbia cherry packers invest in new grading lines and cold storage

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-09 Thu 10:57

Back in 2002, Global Fruit was established to support BC cherry growers in marketing their cherries to markets around the world. Since then, the company as well as the growers and packers it represents, have grown exponentially. “This year, Global Fruit is proud to be working with six packing houses and…

British Columbia fruit growers concerned over likely reduced production

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-08 Wed 11:40

Thirty one percent of British Columbia fruit growers say their crop production might be reduced between 25-75 percent as a result of COVID-19. This is just one of the findings that came out from a recent online and telephone survey done with members of the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association (BCFGA). Of the…