Farms vs. Trade: Vancouver Opting for Port Expansion over Food Security

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Whose Economy? Choosing Port Expansion Over Food Security
by Damien Gillis l The Canadian.org
At a recent Nature Vancouver event, Damien Gillis discussed the proposed doubling of Deltaport and conversion of prime farmland, fish and wildlife habitat into an industrialized Foreign Trade Zone - disputing the myth advanced by the Port Authority's CEO that farmland has little economic or food security value for the Lower Mainland.
 
 
 
"The real question here is: 'Whose Economy? Whose Benefit? And what kind of a future do we want to have?'"  
 

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