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

Federal government provides $5.9M for Indigenous clean energy projects in B.C.

Minister says Ottawa is committed to working with First Nations to help them grow their economy

B.C. to invest $17M on science, Indigenous knowledge to restore Pacific salmon

Ministry says bulk of the money will be shared equally between the First Nations Fisheries Council and the Pacific Salmon Foundation

Fish farm fracas escalates

Pro and anti-fish farm factions ramp up rhetoric in advance of federal decision

Renewable energy surges, driven by solar boom and high fuel prices: report

'The global energy crisis has shown renewables are critical for making energy supplies not just cleaner but also more secure and affordable,' says IEA head

B.C. forestry company said it had links to Asian conglomerate until 2015

Canada's largest forestry company denies current links with global giant Asia Pulp and Paper

Coastal Gaslink pipeline 88.4 per cent complete

There were 4,410 workers employed on the project as of April 30

B.C. farmers plead for insurance policy change after orchards wrecked by hail

One farmer said his fruit is damaged almost 100 per cent from the hail storm

Mining and conservation can go hand in hand, environment ministers say

'Climate change response requires us to be able to effectively and sustainably have a mining industry in Canada to secure those minerals that go to the solutions we require,' said Nathan Cullen

Canada will keep up with U.S., won't cut corners on permitting reform: natural resources minister

U.S. poised to eliminate duplication and require shorter timelines for environmental assessments