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

‘Seafood fraud’ rampant across Canada: report

Oceana Canada, a not-for-profit ocean conservation organization, is calling on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to implement “boat-to-plate” traceability to prevent mislabeling of seafood...

Final list of Trans Mountain expansion contractors revealed

Momentum is building for construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion, with Kinder Morgan Canada releasing the final list of its major contractors. The company had previously released a...

Court upholds drilling permit for Prosperity mine

Permit for geotechnical work upheld, despite federal government rejection

B.C. Cherry Association applauds deal for access to Japanese market

Federal government also announces investment to help organic farmers secure foreign sales

Great Bear Resources announces high-grade discovery at Ontario mine

Vancouver’s Great Bear Resources (TSX-V: GBR) this week reported a high-grade gold discovery in the Hinge Zone at its Dixie Project in the Red Lake District of Ontario. Great Bears' stock price...

Construction of Site C dam enters its fourth year

3,150 workers are employed on the hydroelectric dam project

Former premier to facilitate talks between loggers, forestry companies

Dan Miller to work with forestry companies to provide more pay for logging contractors

Peak Wood, high lumber prices equal record profits

Canadian forestry companies are enjoying some record profits, despite U.S. duties

David Keane new president of Woodfibre LNG

Former BC LNG Alliance CEO will be Woodfibre LNG’s first permanent president

The business of heat: Weather raises cost pressures on B.C. farmers

Growers feel the heat first, consumers could end up paying more for local goods