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

B.C. wood manufacturers to get bigger cut of the cut

BC setting aside 10% of BC Timber sales for high value-added wood manufacturing

Poilievre's energy plan: carrots not sticks

'First Nations must be the principal beneficiaries of the resource development' -- Pierre Poilievre

Analysis: LNG Canada eyes electrification as planned expansion would send B.C. emissions skyrocketing

For more than a decade, successive B.C. governments have thrown their hats behind an industry hellbent on getting gas out of the ground and across the Pacific to Asian markets.   LNG Canada, a...

B.C. had record spending on exploration in 2022

Mineral production in B.C. worth $18 billion last year

Crofton paper mill workers to be recalled

Senior governments kicking in $19 million to retool Paper Excellence mill

More pain at the pumps in 2023: Kalibrate

Declining refining capacity becoming more important factor in high gas prices

New fund to increase access to fire damaged timber

Premier pledges quicker permitting, more access to salvage wood

BC Hydro plans to twin P.G.-Terrace transmission line

To meet increased demand for power in northwestern B.C., the province’s electricity provider BC Hydro announced its plan to twin its transmission line from Prince George to Terrace. “Today we...

B.C.’s clean power challenge transmission, not generation

Site C dam could be producing as early as end of this year: BC Hydro CEO

Premier announces deal with Blueberry River First Nation

PRINCE GEORGE - On Wednesday, B.C. Premier David Eby and Blueberry River First Nation Chief Judy Desjarlais announced that the governments had reached an agreement regarding the First Nation’s Treaty...