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

Situation critical for Canadian minerals extraction

Global demand for energy transition resources creating huge opportunity for B.C. miners

Bacteria causing fish skin disease spiked around fish farms: study

Bacteria that causes skin disease in fish spiked around fish farms in Discovery Islands

B.C. scraps contentious deep well credits for oil and gas

New oil and gas royalty regime expected to boost government revenue by $200 million annually

Hydrogen, natural gas touted as allies, not rivals

Advantages of cultivating hydrogen-LNG synergies a key focus of energy conference

Critical minerals production ideas wanted

NRCan putting up $11 million for pilot projects for critical minerals processing

Decision on future of B.C. salmon farms to come within 'weeks,' says DFO

B.C. politicians were targeted in sea lice office 'outbreak' as the federal government says its within weeks of making a decision on the province's salmon farm industry — a move meant to protect wild...

B.C. First Nation Elders say salmon catches have dropped 83%

In 48 interviews, Elders recounted decades of fishing experiences and how they fear factors out of their control — like climate change, fish farms and disease — put salmon most at risk.

B.C. forestry company, union, northern town blast province for handling of timber supply

Conifex, United Steelworks, District of Mackenzie say ‘Mackenzie was singled out in a bad way’

Whatever happened to B.C.'s $100 billion LNG industry?

Former B.C. premier Christy Clark addresses Canada Gas and LNG conference

Climate crisis could take a back seat to the energy crisis

With war crimping global fuel supplies, the world needs more Canadian resources