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

B.C. food distributor creates 'pantry box' to fill connection void between producers, consumers

While the long lines outside the local Costco wholesale stores and the numerous pictures of empty grocery shelves give an impression that the food industry remains robust in the times of COVID-19,...

Canada’s oil and gas sector at a crossroads - again

In the midst of an oil crisis, construction starts on Keystone XL pipeline

Teck cuts production, revises guidance

Key metals drop 20% to 30% in price, steelmaking coal expected to fall: Scotiabank

Mineral exploration companies donating emergency supplies

Mining companies have equipment, personnel needed for emergency triage, housing

Gas prices could drop as refinery ends turnaround

Analyst predicts gas prices to drop below $1 per litre in Vancouver, as Parkland refinery comes back online

Coping with COVID: B2Gold

B2Gold shuts down Vancouver head office but continues operating mines around the world

Pipeline construction in Canada continues

Prime Minister Trudeau affirms construction on Trans Mountain pipeline can continue

Alberta energy war room surrenders to pandemic – for now

Minister vows to continue campaign on behalf of oil and gas industry, post-COVID-19

Overtime pay, temperature checks at Site C

Crews at Site C working through the COVID-19 pandemic will be on an extended shift rotation with overtime pay, and BC Hydro has instituted stringent new measures for access to the dam site, including...

Two northern B.C. gold mines poised to start digging

New Gold and Centerra projects received government approvals and First Nations support ahead of virus pandemic