Regional District of Fraser-Fort George

Canada and British Columbia invest $29.5 million in 11 projects to make B.C. communities more resilient to natural disasters

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 12:24am

These projects are in addition to 18 other disaster mitigation-related projects that were announced last summer.

Key Points: 
  • These projects are in addition to 18 other disaster mitigation-related projects that were announced last summer.
  • The Government of Canada is investing more than $24.6 million in these 11 projects.
  • The projects announced today will create jobs, improve critical infrastructure across B.C., and help communities withstand natural disasters.
  • During that period, over $38 billion has been earmarked for communities across Canada to support world-class, modern public infrastructure, including over $4.9 billion for disaster mitigation projects.

Cleanfarms Launches Pilot Project to Recycle Used Farm Plastics in B.C.’s Regional District of Fraser-Fort George

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 7:42pm

The three-year recycling pilot is being operated by Cleanfarms in partnership with the RDFFG at no cost to participating farmers.

Key Points: 
  • The three-year recycling pilot is being operated by Cleanfarms in partnership with the RDFFG at no cost to participating farmers.
  • We estimate farmers in the RDFFG generate about 460 tonnes of these agricultural plastics annually, said Cleanfarms Executive Director Barry Friesen.
  • This pilot will help local farmers to move those used materials off their farm properties when they are no longer wanted.
  • Recycling used farm plastics helps keep farms clean and tidy and contributes to sustainable use of natural resources in Canadas emerging circular economy.