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

Revenge of the miners

Long scorned as environmental villains, miners now saviours in green transition: Robert Friedland

New Prosperity mine: Not quite dead?

Tsilhqot’in support Taseko’s application for extension to environmental certificate

Asian LNG spot prices go stratospheric

Cost of shipping LNG from BC doubled, but is being offset by sky-high spot prices

CAPP projects $1 billion increase in BC upstream investment

CAPP forecasts modest recovery in Canadian oil and gas upstream in 2021

North Island MP calls for economic transition summit

Phasing out fish farms will result in 1,500 job losses for North Island communities

Island mayors slam Trudeau fish farm phase-out

BC MPs, MLAs largely silent on plan to shut down fish farms in Discovery Islands

Alternative energy sector growing despite pandemic

Median employment at the top B.C. companies grew 68% over the past year

Justin Trudeau’s hydrogen strategy widely praised

Plans are already underway to build a green hydrogen production plant in British Columbia

Teck wins exploration tax appeal

BC Supreme Court rules against province in dispute over exploration tax claims

Pandemic restrictions hit mega-projects

Mega-projects that employed more than 12,000 in 2020 forced to scale back to less than 1,500