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

Fear puts the shine on gold for mining investment

It’s a good time to be a gold or silver miner, and maybe even a copper miner

DFO confirms illegal sockeye retention

DFO investigation confirms illegal retention of sockeye during First Nations chinook fishery

UPDATED: Ross Beaty gold mine in Mexico blockaded

Company disputes claim that resumption of mining caused spike in COVID-19

Fraser sockeye fishery could be shut down for years

Pink salmon hatchery production, warmer ocean reducing fish returns for B.C. and Alaska

Tilbury LNG plant asks to release more sulphur dioxide

FortisBC is applying to Metro Vancouver to increase its maximum permitted sulphur dioxide emissions eight-fold – from 3.4 tonnes per year to 28 tonnes per year – at its Tilbury liquefied natural gas...

Skaha Bench wineries reopen as Christie Mountain fire shrinks

Specter of smoke taint looms as fire hot spots remain

AltaGas approved to double propane exports

First West Coast propane terminal demonstrates strong case for LPG exports

WTO sides with Canada on American lumber duties

World Trade Organization finds U.S. claims of harm from Canadian lumber exports not supported

Business coalition asks Ottawa to lean into natural resources to recover from COVID-19

A national coalition of business associations has released a plan to re-launch the Canadian economy post-COVID - and it calls for digging deeper into Canada’s natural resources. The group - calling...