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

WTO sides with Canada on American lumber duties

World Trade Organization finds U.S. claims of harm from Canadian lumber exports not supported

Business coalition asks Ottawa to lean into natural resources to recover from COVID-19

A national coalition of business associations has released a plan to re-launch the Canadian economy post-COVID - and it calls for digging deeper into Canada’s natural resources. The group - calling...

Mining association has buyer’s remorse over Bill C-69

Mining Association of Canada supported revamp of environmental review process, now has concerns

Canada could lose 600,000 bpd oil production: CERI

New report shows Alberta oil production hammered, BC gas production unscathed

Painted Rock Estate Winery closes as Christie Mountain fire rages nearby

Fire retardant dropped one kilometer away; water-bomber helicopters are keeping the fire at bay for now

Economic recovery? Release the Kraken

With right policies, Canada's resource and manufacturing industries could create 2.6 million new jobs: task force

Biden presidency prospect casts doubt on Keystone pipeline’s future

For Canadian resources, there would be pros and cons to Biden-Harris White House, say observers

B.C. to require gas, diesel wholesalers to disclose price data

The province will begin requiring gasoline wholesalers to disclose a set of pricing data publicly starting in October, B.C. energy and mines minister Bruce Ralston said this morning. The goal of the...

B.C. researchers develop new coal ‘washing’ process

Alternative coal washing method eliminates need for toxic chemicals

Horgan ‘profoundly disappointed’ with Site C delays

Completion date of multi-billion-dollar dam unknown