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

BC Salmon Farmers Association donates 120,000 cans of fish to national food bank

The BC Salmon Farmers Association has launched a national salmon donation initiative with Food Banks Canada aimed at feeding families struggling with the COVID pandemic and economic downturn,...

B.C. unions, environmental groups and mill operators ask Ottawa to maintain limits on raw log exports

A coalition of B.C. unions, environmental groups and mill operators is asking Ottawa to reject a proposal by Mosaic Forest Management to lift the limit on raw log exports. The group, which consists...

Morrison Lake mine project will not have access to new B.C. environmental assessment process

The recent changes made to B.C.’s environmental assessment process to improve transparency and efficiency for processing mining applications will not benefit Pacific Booker Mineras Inc.’s Morrison...

Environmental, social and governance policies boost mining investor confidence: report

PwC study finds institutional investors increasingly taking ESG into account

Fraser river salmon fishing closed until November

New Chinook restrictions in place in conservation effort

Feds announce program to add short-term employment in STEM fields for young Canadians

Ottawa will create 500 short-term employment opportunities for recent graduates and youth in the natural resources field, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said this morning. A program will be launched...

Paper Excellence closing Mackenzie pulp mill

Paper Excellence Canada will be curtailing operations at its pulp mill in Mackenzie. The curtailment is expected to start in the last week June and will impact the mill's 253 employees, a statement...

Updated: Trans Mountain pipeline still maxed out

More than $83 million worth of oil exported to China between February and April

Deputy minister Dave Nikolejsin resigns

Senior bureaucrat resigns, cautions government on natural resource development

NovaGold responds to short-seller

J Capital Research has savaged NovaGold and its Donlin gold project in Alaska