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

Boom and gloom in British Columbia’s north

Sawmill closures put drag on an otherwise strong economy

Job losses mount as mill closures hit B.C. Interior

Shrinking timber supply, falling lumber prices, inflated log costs take increasing toll on industry

Delays will make Trans Mountain 'white elephant' says Stand.earth

Report by environmental group says delays will make pipeline expansion a money loser

Aquaculture industry is headed for a sea change

The sector’s next wave needs risk-tolerant investors to achieve its potential: report

Teal Jones shutting down coastal logging operations

Forest sector is already in recession, saying Truck Loggers Association

Squamish chides Woodfibre for lack of consultation

Woodfibre responds by saying it will re-adjust to suit the District’s needs

Partial victory for Canada in lumber dispute with U.S.

NAFTA panel sends claims of injury by American lumber producers back to trade commission for reconsideration

Court to hear Trans Mountain appeal – again

Federal court agrees to hear appeal of Trans Mountain expansion approval

Interfor to shutter Maple Ridge sawmill

Interfor plans to permanently close its Hammond sawmill in Maple Ridge

Canfor announces more curtailments

Canfor announced 75 million board feet in additional production curtailments on Tuesday. Production at the forestry company's Prince George, Polar, Houston and Fort St. John sawmills will be...