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

Government ‘clear as mud’ on Trans Mountain: IEEFA

Report finds lack of transparency over government’s acquisition, financing of pipeline project

B.C. forestry prospects good, despite market challenges

Drop in lumber prices, China-U.S. trade war among dark clouds on industry’s horizon

Vancouver gas prices set all-time record high, expected to climb into summer

Metro Vancouver gas prices have broken the all-time record high with a number of stations showing 164.9 cents per litre on Monday morning. Dan McTeague, a Senior Petroleum Analyst with GasBuddy.com,...

Metro Vancouver aims to address pot greenhouse stench

Metro Vancouver will try to deal with odours coming from marijuana greenhouses in Delta and throughout the region. The district’s climate action committee last week approved a series of...

LNG Canada to get new CEO

Andy Calitz, seconded to lead $40 billion LNG Canada project, is headed back to Shell

LNG and opportunities for Indigenous-industry joint ventures

Canada’s emerging liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry is at an exciting stage in its development on Canada’s west and east coasts. FortisBC’s Tilbury LNG facility in Delta, B.C., is already...

Regulation is coming … to cryptocurrency exchanges

The now infamous QuadrigaCX scandal, in which $190 million in customer funds went missing, has once again ignited debate regarding the appropriate regulation of cryptoasset exchanges. QuadrigaCX is...

Horgan pledges to build museum, hospital with mass timber

Premier John Horgan announces plans to try to address challenges for interior forest sector

An unconventional approach to conventional assets

International Petroleum Corp. made two acquisitions worth $1.2 billion in cycle downturn

Ocean salmon survey nets interesting results

First major winter ocean expedition found fewer pinks, more coho than expected