ALWARD GOVERNMENT’S FORESTRY PLAN ADS BLASTED AS “A WASTE” . . . BEE INDUSTRY GETS BUSTLING . . . GOVERNMENT AGENCIES BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS HAS CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES . . . COMING SOON! RELAUNCH OF BUYLOCAL NB
ALWARD GOVERNMENT’S FORESTRY PLAN ADS BLASTED AS “A WASTE”
The Alward government is being criticized for its decision to use tax dollars to pay for newspaper ads that promote its new Crown forestry plan, roughly four months before a provincial election. The full-page colour advertisements, which include photos of workers at a press conference along with cabinet ministers, such as Paul Robichaud and Bruce Fitch, have been printed in provincial newspapers this week. (read more)
BEE INDUSTRY GETS BUSTLING
Source: FCC The Grain Farmers of Ontario are trying a new approach to bring beekeepers and farmers together. A new SmartPhone app, called BeConnected, allows users to locate grain fields and beehives within a defined radius of their GPS coordinates, and quickly connect. The organization is pilot testing the app this season. (read more)
GOVERNMENT AGENCIES BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS HAS CURREBT OPPORTUNITIES
Non-Adjudicative ABC submissions are accepted at any time but consideration began May 12, 2014. Deadline for Adjudicative ABC submissions is May 19, 2014. There is a list below of the current opportunities for Agriculture. A complete listing of the ABCs (Agencies Boards and Commissions) is posted on the ABC website under the heading “Current Opportunities.” (read more)
COMING SOON! RELAUNCH OF BUYLOCAL N.B.
Source: Conservation Council of N.B.
We are really excited to let you know that we are on the cusp of re-launching our very popular BuyLocal N.B. campaign! While our previous online local food directory has been down for a year, we have received countless inquiries as to when it is coming back. Well, just in time for the upcoming harvest season! (read more)