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

Ottawa rejects Chinese SOE bid for Nunavut gold mine on national security grounds

Ottawa has rejected the sale of a Nunavut gold mine to a Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE), signalling possible new tensions in the Canada-China relationship in the new year. Officials from TMAC...

Average market cap crashes for B.C.’s top mining stocks

Average stock price and estimated market capitalization reached five-year peak in 2019

Shutting down salmon farms in BC begins in 2022

Federal government confirms plan to end open-net fish farms in BC by 2025

Tools down on TMX following injury

Worker seriously injured on Trans Mountain expansion project

Susannah Pierce named president of Shell Canada

Shell Canada president Michael Crothers set to retire in 2021

Trudeau government unveils hydrogen strategy

Federal government hopes to make Canada a top hydrogen producer

Top B.C. miner winning with silver linings playbook

Vancouver-based Wheaton Precious Metals expands to London Stock Exchange

Province’s fish farming sector faces murky future

Federal plans for sector have forced B.C. company to hit the brakes on expansion plans

FortisBC and Fraser Health collaborate to reduce emissions and operating costs

With the goal of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and a commitment to keeping costs in check, Fraser Health turned to FortisBC for help with a major project—upgrading the space and water...

Paper Excellence plans mill upgrade in Port Alberni

Paper mill will get $13 million upgrade to expand into food grade paper products