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

Global Pacific salmon numbers dropped sharply in 2020

From Japan to British Columbia, salmon commercial catches suffered major declines in 2020

Massive chillers arrive in Kitimat for LNG terminal

LNG Canada marks milestone with arrival of core processing units

B.C. inks reconciliation agreement with Tahltan

Agreement will have implications for jade and placer mining in Tahltan territory

B.C. temporarily halts old growth logging on Vancouver Island

B.C. government agrees to two-year moratorium on old growth logging in Central Walbran, Fairy Creek

Pembina Pipeline partners with Haisla on Cedar LNG

Pembina Pipeline to take stake in Hailsa LNG project, eyes FN partnership on TMX

Big money for B.C. salmon falls short on recovery plans, oversight, says conservation group

$647 million in funding for salmon was announced Tuesday, but environmentalists say it's missing key plans to protect endangered coho, chinook and sockeye

Federal government to fund new salmon hatcheries

The Canadian government will spend $647 million over five years on a Pacific salmon strategy that includes the building of two new hatcheries, increased conservation measures, habitat enhancement and...

Pacific salmon abundance plummeted in 2020

Despite record hatchery releases in 2019, commercial catch was one of lowest on record in 2020

Trans Mountain expansion in peak construction

Twinning project one-quarter built, more than half of capital budget spent

First Nations tell province to defer old-growth logging in Fairy Creek

The Ditidaht, Huu-ay-aht, and Pacheedaht First Nations officially notified the province Saturday to defer old-growth logging for two years in Fairy Creek and the Central Walbran while they prepare...