Resources & Agriculture

BIV's resources and agriculture coverage provides the latest news in the mining, oil and gas, agriculture and fisheries sectors in Vancouver and British Columbia

Former First Mexican Gold CEO faces securities charges

Former CEO of junior exploration company faces charges of insider trading

Canfor earnings surge on lumber price spike

Shortage of lumber in North America spikes prices, boosts earnings

Nanaimo fish cannery gets full MSC cerification

Raincoast Trading gets sustainability stamp of approval for canned salmon, tuna

IEEFA spars with Conference Board on LNG prospects

Liquefied natural gas will either be a major economic boon for the Canadian economy, or a dud, depending on which recent report you favour. The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis...

B.C. has serious carbon ‘leakage’ problem: MABC

B.C.’s 14 operating mines could shrink to just five in 20 years, report warns

Should British Columbia deep-six its deep-well credits?

BC NDP pledges to review oil and gas royalties amid calls to end subsidies

Mine revenue pulls back after five-year high

Average revenue at province’s biggest mines fell 12.4% in 2019 from 2018

Forestry worth $1 billion to Vancouver companies: study

B.C. forestry companies spend $7 billion on goods and services provided by 9,900 companies, First Nations

Hydrogen, biogas offer advantages in natural gas phaseout

‘Electrify everything’ approach won’t work in Canada to displace fossil-fuel gas  

Halt Site C dam construction: Green leader

Green leader urges halt to Site C, citing cost concerns, but further delays would increase costs