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

$13B and counting: Feds put more taxpayer money on the line to complete TMX

The federal government is once again putting taxpayer dollars on the line to prop up the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX)

Vancouver miner has second fatality in South America

Fortuna Silver reports death at mine in Peru, following death in Argentina in 2022

B.C. boosts funds for weather extremes

Protection of farms and ranches against flooding will also be an integral part of latest program

B.C. extends deferral of old-growth logging in Vancouver Island's Fairy Creek

The extension to February 2025 applies to the order issued two years ago at the request of the Pacheedaht First Nation

Net benefits to Canada went unquestioned in big forestry buyouts

Canadian officials declined to say whether Paper Excellence, the country's largest forestry company, was linked to an overseas conglomerate

Teck’s attempt to gain shareholder support for coal split hits wall: report

Company maintains that divesting its coal business is a better option for shareholders than being take over by Glencore

Federal government provides $5.9M for Indigenous clean energy projects in B.C.

Minister says Ottawa is committed to working with First Nations to help them grow their economy

B.C. to invest $17M on science, Indigenous knowledge to restore Pacific salmon

Ministry says bulk of the money will be shared equally between the First Nations Fisheries Council and the Pacific Salmon Foundation

Fish farm fracas escalates

Pro and anti-fish farm factions ramp up rhetoric in advance of federal decision

Renewable energy surges, driven by solar boom and high fuel prices: report

'The global energy crisis has shown renewables are critical for making energy supplies not just cleaner but also more secure and affordable,' says IEA head