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

Mediated talks between union, Western Forest Products collapse, prolonging strike

Mediated talks have broken down between striking forestry workers and Western Forest Products as the labour dispute enters its 12th week. Western Forest Products and United Steelworkers Local 1-1937...

Is Canada really handing $42 billion of work to China?

Facilities to be built in Asia, but cost is nowhere close to amount claimed, says LNG Canada

Boom and gloom in British Columbia’s north

Sawmill closures put drag on an otherwise strong economy

Job losses mount as mill closures hit B.C. Interior

Shrinking timber supply, falling lumber prices, inflated log costs take increasing toll on industry

Delays will make Trans Mountain 'white elephant' says

Report by environmental group says delays will make pipeline expansion a money loser

Aquaculture industry is headed for a sea change

The sector’s next wave needs risk-tolerant investors to achieve its potential: report

Teal Jones shutting down coastal logging operations

Forest sector is already in recession, saying Truck Loggers Association

Squamish chides Woodfibre for lack of consultation

Woodfibre responds by saying it will re-adjust to suit the District’s needs

Partial victory for Canada in lumber dispute with U.S.

NAFTA panel sends claims of injury by American lumber producers back to trade commission for reconsideration