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Canada

Overview

Our partners in Canada dedicate their attention to growing food that is safe and healthy. Besides working to protect the land, they create income-generating opportunities for local communities. From Salt Spring Island and Victoria to Haida Gwaii, our team is always considering how we can best help diverse communities across British Columbia thrive.

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Canada and internationally. Through our partnerships we’re primarily contributing to SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, and supporting community-based enterprises that contribute to SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.

Blogs on British Columbia

A stronger Salt Spring Island food system for all
A stronger Salt Spring Island food system for all

Salt Spring Island is a 180 square kilometre (70 square miles) land mass in the Salish Sea, between Vancouver Island and the British Columbia Mainland. The Island is dotted by small farms, 45 percent of which are less than 10 acres. While Salt Spring farmers grow at...

New Partnership with River Select Fisheries Cooperative
New Partnership with River Select Fisheries Cooperative

Community Evolution is proud to announce a new partnership with River Select Fisheries Cooperative to further our mutual aim of promoting co-operation and community economic development as instruments of social and economic empowerment.    River Select is a...

The community that makes up the Cowichan Valley Co-operative Marketplace
The community that makes up the Cowichan Valley Co-operative Marketplace

The Cow-Op is made up of local farmers, food processors and community partners. This non-profit farmer and food processor co-operative brings together members and consumers through an online marketplace of locally grown and harvested food, featuring a variety of produce, meats, eggs, fruit, baking and more all grown or produced throughout the Cowichan Region.

Let’s work together!

There are many ways to get involved.