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

Liberals pledge to phase out open-net salmon farms

Federal party commits to working with B.C. government to close facilities by 2025

Husky sells Prince George Refinery

Calgary, Prince George, B.C. – One of Canada’s smallest refineries has been sold. Husky Energy announced on Oct. 4 it has reached an agreement for the sale of its Prince George Refinery to Tidewater...

Salmon swimming through dire straits

Seafood society suspends its own MSC certification over lack of stock assessment

Liberal campaign promise to transform B.C. salmon farms by 2025 baffles industry

VICTORIA — A Liberal promise to transition salmon farms in British Columbia from ocean net pens to closed containment systems in just over five years is being slammed as careless by the aquaculture...

Hydrogen could be off-ramp from the natural gas bridge

B.C. is ideally positioned to develop a $15 billion hydrogen industry, research finds

2019 BC CEO Awards: Randy Smallwood

President and CEO of Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. was instrumental in the creation of a disruptive new mine financing model

Trudeau government targets B.C. fish farming

Liberal platform pledges to phase out open-net fish farms by 2025

Restore rural dividend fund, UBCM urges Victoria

Funds taken from one community pocket to be put in another, delegates told

Financial institutions reluctant to bankroll cannabis

Entrepreneurs struggling to secure business accounts and loans

Study pushes B.C. forest sector toward new path

Industry report stresses moving up value-added chain, more export diversification