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

Moving Canada’s blue economy out of the shallows

Canada needs to get its Aquaculture Act together if it wants to tap its ocean potential, industry says

Sale of Pinnacle Renewable Energy complete

Purchase of wood pellet producer Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc., B.C.’s biggest biomass firm, has made U.K-based Drax the world’s largest bioenergy generation and supply company

Mackenzie pulp mill will close permanently

Paper Excellence closing pulp mill due to lack of fibre

Pacheedaht tells logging activists to back off agrees to stand down request from Pacheedaht First Nation

Miner gives up claim for new conservancy

New conservation area being created in Golden Triangle next to provincial park

Cutting reconciliation deals in forestry

Thanks to treaty and willing industry partner, Huu-ay-aht are developing forestry business

Horgan warns forest industry of possible tenure take-backs

Addressing fibre shortage may include tenure redistribution, premier warns COFI conference

No end in sight to softwood lumber fight: ambassador

Softwood lumber duties add to high lumber prices that are pricing Americans out of house and home

Temporary reprieve for Discovery Islands farmed salmon

Federal Court judge grants injunction, allows fish farms to apply for transfer licences

SFU study says TMX to provide no net benefit

Analysis says Trans Mountain expansion could have net loss for Canada