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

Village Farms’ shares up 20% on news it has applied to list on Nasdaq

Vancouver-based company to increase U.S. operations now that hemp growing is federally legal

LNG Canada has awarded $1 billion in contracts to date

First Nations businesses, contractors awarded $175 million from LNG Canada project

BC Hydro scammers powered up activities last year

An ongoing scam aimed at BC Hydro cost customers close to $45,000 in 2018. Nanaimo has been one of the hardest-hit areas, along with Vancouver, Surrey, Burnaby, Richmond and Vernon. About 6,000...

Cancel Site C, build gas plants, wind power: C.D. Howe

Ratepayers better off if dams are cancelled, replaced with natural gas, wind, study says

B.C. to curtail log exports, rebuild forestry industries

Through “carrots and sticks”, Premier John Horgan said government will rebuild B.C.’s forestry processing industry and repatriate investment dollars

Kirk Woodman, VP of White Rock-based Progress Minerals, found dead in Burkina Faso

Kirk Woodman, vice-president of exploration for White Rock-based Progress Minerals Inc., was abducted by unidentified individuals in Burkina Faso January 15 and has since been found dead. According...

Federal government approves Red Mountain mine

Small gold project being acquired by Ascot Mining receives environmental certificate

Another pipeline, another standoff

Coastal GasLink protests underscore rift between elected and hereditary chiefs

Aurora Cannabis to buy Whistler Medical in up to $175m deal

Whistler Medical believes its deal with one of the largest cannabis companies in the world will enhance its growth profile

Newmont Mining to acquire Goldcorp in multi-billion-dollar deal

The USD$10-billion transaction will see both companies merge to form Newmont Goldcorp, which will hold the world's largest share of gold resources and reserves