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

How B.C. could deflate its gas bubble

One remedy for high gasoline prices is price fixing, but there are other options

New $1.8b B.C. mine receives federal approval

The Central B.C.-based open-pit gold and silver mine will produce 60,000 tonnes of gold and silver ore per day

Sport fishermen shocked at restrictions on chinook

Chinook retention reduced from 30 to 10 for summer season, sport fishing sector says impact will be severe

Gas pains on road to green gains in B.C.

Special report | B.C., California pay the highest gas prices on continent in part because they have chosen to be climate change leaders

Government extends public consultation on caribou plan

Horgan appoints former Liberal MLA Blair Lekstrom as liaison in contentious caribou protection plan

Shareholders approve Newmont Goldcorp merger

Shareholders for Newmont, Goldcorp approve merger to form largest gold miner

WTO ruling could mean perpetually higher softwood duties

Ruling was a case of “glass half full,” economist says

Government ‘clear as mud’ on Trans Mountain: IEEFA

Report finds lack of transparency over government’s acquisition, financing of pipeline project

B.C. forestry prospects good, despite market challenges

Drop in lumber prices, China-U.S. trade war among dark clouds on industry’s horizon

Vancouver gas prices set all-time record high, expected to climb into summer

Metro Vancouver gas prices have broken the all-time record high with a number of stations showing 164.9 cents per litre on Monday morning. Dan McTeague, a Senior Petroleum Analyst with GasBuddy.com,...