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

Employment up at B.C.’s top forestry companies

Average employment rose 5.2% at biggest businesses

Parts of BC now in level 4 drought

Drought prompts freshwater fishing closures, water conservation urged

Canfor curtails lumber production due to fires

Rail distruptions due to wildfires forces Canfor to cut production

B.C. forest fires prompt state of emergency

State of emergency goes into effect at midnight due to forest fire risk

B.C. loses Round Two in tax fight with Teck

B.C. Court of Appeal dismisses appeal from province over exploration tax claim

Nisga’a, LNG developers file project description

Floating LNG terminal would be located on Nisga'a land north of Prince Rupert

Blackwater gold mine gets early works permit

At $1.8 billion, gold-silver mine would be one of the largest in Cariboo

Trans Mountain pipeline hits a major milestone

Start of tunnel through Burnaby Mountain brings expansion to 30% completion

Did the B.C. heat wave offer a bumper crop for cannabis?

Two cannabis producers share their experience with last week’s heat wave

Victoria appeals rescinding of forest fire costs assessment

Tolko Industries initially ordered to $435,000 for government costs