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

Record year for Western Forest Products

Despite coughing up more than $43 million in softwood lumber duties, Western Forest Products managed to realize a profit of nearly $70 million in 2018. According to financial statements, the...

Influential Women in Business: Susannah Pierce

Susannah Pierce is the public face of LNG Canada, the largest private project in Canadian history

Cannabis growers not eligible for carbon tax rebate in B.C.

The relief grants return 80% of the carbon tax that commercial greenhouse growers of eligible crops have paid on natural gas and propane

BC Hydro needs to close gaps in its GAAP: auditor general

Government interference has resulted in artificially low power rates

Morton wins case against DFO on fish farms

Federal Court says DFO must require testing for virus before issuing licences

Is B.C. entering a new golden age for copper?

Province has good copper exploration potential, but success is very much a long game

BC Oil and Gas Commission welcomes Redwater decision

Supreme Court puts environmental remediation ahead of creditors when companies go bankrupt

Port yanks permit for coal terminal

The Port of Vancouver has cancelled a permit issued to Fraser Surrey Docks for thermal coal terminal

Mining industry advocate tapped to lead BC LNG Alliance

Bryan Cox, president and CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia, will begin his role as president and CEO of the BC LNG Alliance mid-February

Scheer puts a target on foreign-funded activism

Conservatives would scrap carbon tax, open north to development, crack down on foreign-funded activism