Water Sustainability Act of BC and Licensing Groundwater Users

The Water Sustainability Act of BC and the first phase of regulations were brought into force on February 29, 2016 Water Sustainability Act Licensing Groundwater Users … Read More…

Bonavista Energy Must Truck Water To Family Farm, Alberta Regulator Orders

Bonavista Energy Must Truck Water To Family Farm, Alberta Regulator Orders An Alberta energy company has been ordered to truck water to a family dairy farm where groundwater has been contaminated by chemicals from a nearby gas plant. Read more… … Read More…

Be on guard for land agents with ‘questionable ethics’

Be on guard for land agents with ‘questionable ethics’ Read the recent article from AlbertaFarmExpress.ca titled “Be on guard for land agents with ‘questionable ethics’” … Read More…

2015 Petroleum and Natural Gas Act Report by Rachelle Tink

2015 Petroleum and Natural Gas Act Report by Rachelle Tink Rachelle Tink, UBC student in the Bachelor of Business in Real Estate Program, and Appraisal Institute of Canada candidate, works at Aspen Grove Property Services as an appraiser during summer … Read More…

Surface Lease Taxes in Arrears

Surface Lease Taxes in Arrears? Oct 22, 2014 We have had a number of enquiries from landowners who have received a copy of a property tax arrears notice from the BC Surveyor of Taxes, for well sites on their land. … Read More…

PSAC Completes Hydraulic Fracturing Code of Conduct

PSAC Completes Hydraulic Fracturing Code of Conduct Farmers Advocacy Office staff attended community engagement sessions that led to the Petroleum Services Association of Canada completing a hydraulic fracturing code of conduct for companies in the oil and gas service sector. … Read More…

ALC and OGC Sign New Delegation Agreement

ALC and OGC Sign New Delegation Agreement The amount of land that can be used for oil and gas activities without ALC approval has been increased. Industry Bulletin OGC ALC Delegation Agreement – June 2013 … Read More…

OGC Report on Oil and Gas Land Use in Northeast BC

OGC Report on Oil and Gas Land Use in Northeast BC Oil and Gas Land Use in Northeast BC Oil using lots of our land – Dawson Creek Daily News … Read More…

Quarterly Report & Final Report

Quarterly Report & Final Report Progress Report – Quarter 8 & Final Report … Read More…

Provincial Government Announces 1 Year Funding for FAO

Provincial Government Announces 1 Year Funding for FAO Jan 22/13 The BC Government has announced that it will contribute funding for an additional one year for the operation of the Farmers’ Advocacy Office. Press Release from the Government of BC … Read More…