Heather L. Jones

Partner | Vancouver


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BC waives farm income requirement

On Monday, June 14, 2021, the Government of British Columbia announced that they are waiving the minimum income requirement for farms for the second consecutive year. Prior to the announcement last year, to be classified as a farm in B.C....


Agriculture funding update

In early May, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (the “CFA”) sought further funding from the federal government in the amount of $2.6 billion. On May 5, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a grant of $252 million. An outline of...


Agricultural and food production COVID-19 financial assistance

On March 23, 2020 the Canadian federal government announced, as part of its emergency bill to provide funding to Canadians, that $5 billion dollars will be provided to Farm Credit Canada (“FCC”) to increase lending capacity for the agriculture and...