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B.C.’s opposition parties calling for another groundwater licensing deadline extension


January 3, 2022
By Ground Water Canada

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Victoria, B.C. – The province’s Liberal and Green parties are calling for another extension to British Columbia’s approaching groundwater licensing deadline, suggesting a crisis is looming for farmers and small businesses. The licensing deadline is March 1, but less than a quarter of the province’s estimated 20,000 water users have so far applied. The opposition parties calling for the extension say the province needs to do a better job in communicating with those yet to register or who need help in doing so. The Tyee report | READ MORE