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IAF Media Releases

2021

July 27  –  Local Governments Engaging in Agriculture Planning

July 6  –  IAF Announces Farmland Advantage

Apr 8  –  IAF Holds 2020 AGM

Mar 31  –  Media Advisory: Joint BCAC / AgSafe / IAF Annual General Meetings

2020

Oct 23  –  B.C. agriculture as the economic stabilizer after COVID-19

Oct 13  –  Applications Open for the BC Agrifood and Seafood Market Development Program

Sept 15  –  Funding Available Through the Canada-BC Agri-Innovation Program

Sept 1  –  Livestock Waste Tissue Initiative Re-Opens for Applications

June 17  –  New Funding on the Horizon for BC Seafood Processors

June 12  –  Emergency Processing Fund Supports Canada’s Food Supply

May 12  –  Buy BC E-Commerce Fund Fuels Faster Route to Customers

Apr 17  –  Investment Agriculture Foundation Holds Virtual Annual General Meeting

Feb 10  –  IAF Appoints new Senior Manager of Finance

2019

Apr 15  –  Investment Agriculture Foundation Holds Annual General Meeting

Apr 2  –  Joint IAF / BCAC / AgSafe Annual General Meetings Coming to Abbotsford

2018

Apr 18  –  Innovation Award Winner Creates New Opportunities for Canadian Dairy

Apr 18  –  Investment Agriculture Foundation Holds Annual General Meeting & Project Showcase

Apr 4  –  Joint BCAC / IAF / AgSafe Annual General Meetings Coming to Abbotsford

2017

Nov 21  –  Investment Agriculture Foundation Appoints New Executive Director

Oct 25  –  Investment Agriculture Foundation Seeks Nominations for Innovation Award

Jun 9  –  Buy Local Award Winner Creates More Value for B.C. Veggies

Apr 19  –  Investment Agriculture Foundation Holds Annual General Meeting

Apr 7  –  Joint BCAC/IAF Annual General Meetings Coming to Abbotsford

Government Media Releases

2021

Mar 10  –  Buy BC funding application intake now open
Jan 8  –  Latest funding to benefit bee health in B.C.

2020

Jun 17  –  COVID-19: Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund opens June 22, 2020 across the West
Jun 12  –  Maintaining and strengthening Canada’s food production and processing sector
Jun 5  –  Additional Funding Supports B.C. Farmers, Processors to move Online
May 29  –  Bee-lieve it: B.C. celebrates the Day of the Honey Bee
May 15  –  Helping B.C. agriculture, food business plan for COVID-19 recovery
May 12  –  Buy BC e-commerce brings local foods, beverages online
May 5  –  Supporting Canada’s farmers, food business , and food supply
Apr 25  –  Government of Canada announces new Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund to help Canada’s fish and seafood processing sector
Mar 27  –  BC Farmers’ Markets Online opening soon
Mar 27  –  Joint Statement from Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard and Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture for British Columbia on federal-provincial collaboration related to COVID-19 impacts
Mar 7  –  BC patients served more local food than ever before
Feb 18  –  Budget 2020 keeps building a stronger BC for everyone
Feb 16  –  Beekeepers buzzing for next round of Bee BC funding
Jan 30  –  Task force proposes technology, innovation to grow BC’s agriculture sector
Jan 25  –  Funding boost pollinates innovations for bee hives, cranberries

2019

Dec 13  –  Buying BC like never before: 2018 record year for food sales
Oct 1  –  the next Buy BC success story: applications available now
May 29  –  B.C. celebrates Day of the Honey Bee
May 25  –  Agritech making fruit more accessible for British Columbians
May 25  –  Support for B.C. companies
Mar 23  –  BeeBC funding continues to create buzz within bee community
Feb 3  –  Celebrating Lunar New Year with Buy BC products
Jan 26  –  B.C. innovators working to save food and bees
Jan 2  –  A new year, new you: Add B.C. products to your routine

2018

Dec 13  –  B.C. Tree Fruit Competitiveness Fund opens to support growers
Oct 27  –  Further funding available to support B.C. bees
Sep 29  –  Funding for bee health supports innovation for Ethical Bees in B.C.
Sep 24  –  Governments working to increase B.C. food exports to support communities at home
Jun 23  –  Province Relaunches Buy BC to Connect People to Made-in-B.C. Products
May 29  –  Province Celebrates Day of the Honey Bee with Support for Bee Health Research
May 22  –  Farming in B.C. goes high tech with $14-million innovation program
Feb 16  –  Boost to B.C. tree fruit, funding supports new growers and sector competitiveness
Feb 14  –  Kaslo Sourdough develops Pasta Fermentata with federal-provincial support

2017

Dec 12  –  Berry farms encourage locals to Buy BC with provincial funding
Nov 16  –  Local brewer promotes B.C. beer and spirits, thanks to government support
Oct 25  –  Sweet! Local berry business receives funds to help increase sales
Apr 2  –  Local company saddles up with Buy Local funding
Mar 27  –  BC winery is served Buy Local funding
Mar 27  –  Local brewery hops to success with funding
Mar 27  –  British Columbia wineries & breweries receive funding
Mar 24  –  BC seafood industry reels in funding
Mar 22  –  BC farming industry sows success with funding
Mar 10  –  Funding gives BC food processors a boost
Mar 5  –  BC farmers’ markets benefit from Buy Local funding
Feb 19  –  Stable funding for Buy Local program
Jan 27  –  BC food makers receive $2.3 million to develop innovative products
Jan 20  –  Funding supports local Abbotsford companies
Jan 20  –  Funding promotes buying local in Vancouver
Jan 13  –  Buy Local to support growth in the Fraser Valley