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

Why civic governments are trying to restrict cannabis-growing on ALR land

Delta pushes provincial government to cap the number of cannabis operators on farmland

Some crude facts

Anti-pipeline activists claim there is no demand for Alberta crude in China, but the IEA and IHS Markit say otherwise

Multibillion-dollar questions cloud Trans Mountain’s future

If pipeline isn’t expanded, Canada will have to write off $2 billion for nothing

Coast Tsimshian protest sale of land to Nisga'a

Lax Kw'alaams and other Coast Tsimshian tribes object to sale of land to Nisga'a

Oyster farmers use government funds to reseed beds

Oyster farmers on Vancouver Island, who have endured several difficult years, have this season taken advantage of a provincial fund designed to help stabilize the industry. More than 100 oyster...

Fish farms must test for PRV

DFO implements new regulations requiring screening for virus

Canfor to permanently shutter Vavenby sawmill

Canfor plans to sell tenure to Interfor, which could trigger intervention by forests minister

West Fraser to temporarily close five B.C. sawmills

Mills in Chetwynd, Fraser Lake, Quesnel, Smithers and Williams Lake will close for a week this month

American firm offers equity stake in Kuterra fish farm

American company building land-based salmon farm in Maine also wants to develop West Coast industry