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 will have surplus power for a decade: draft IRP

Greater electric vehicle adoption is expected to increase the demand for electricity in B.C., but only in the south coast region. Otherwise, B.C. is expected to have a surplus of power and no need...

First audit gives good grade to tailings regulations

First audit by new mines auditor focused on tightened regulations for tailings ponds

DFO denies Cermaq fish transfer licence

Application to exend licence to operate past 2022 phase-out deadline denied

Global Pacific salmon numbers dropped sharply in 2020

From Japan to British Columbia, salmon commercial catches suffered major declines in 2020

Massive chillers arrive in Kitimat for LNG terminal

LNG Canada marks milestone with arrival of core processing units

B.C. inks reconciliation agreement with Tahltan

Agreement will have implications for jade and placer mining in Tahltan territory

B.C. temporarily halts old growth logging on Vancouver Island

B.C. government agrees to two-year moratorium on old growth logging in Central Walbran, Fairy Creek

Pembina Pipeline partners with Haisla on Cedar LNG

Pembina Pipeline to take stake in Hailsa LNG project, eyes FN partnership on TMX

Big money for B.C. salmon falls short on recovery plans, oversight, says conservation group

$647 million in funding for salmon was announced Tuesday, but environmentalists say it's missing key plans to protect endangered coho, chinook and sockeye

Federal government to fund new salmon hatcheries

The Canadian government will spend $647 million over five years on a Pacific salmon strategy that includes the building of two new hatcheries, increased conservation measures, habitat enhancement and...