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

Municipal-run power companies and BC Hydro square off at utilities inquiry

District energy projects are growing in B.C. but opaque corporate structures raise questions about rate-setting oversight

Tsleil-Waututh Nation aims to fight Trans Mountain in Supreme Court

North Vancouver’s Tsleil-Waututh Nation is hoping to take their legal battle against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to the Supreme Court of Canada. The nation announced Tuesday that they...

Trans Mountain equity deal requires united indigenous group, resource summit told

Indigenous communities that want to invest in the Trans Mountain pipeline have been urged to unite behind a group that has invited the participation of First Nations and Métis communities in Alberta,...

Concrete pours for Site C spillway foundation finished ahead of schedule, BC Hydro says

BC Hydro says it hit a major milestone at Site C this week, finishing roller-compacted concrete placements in the upper spillway buttress seven months ahead of schedule. Crews finished the work on...

Estimated cost to build Coastal GasLink rises to $6.6 billion

The estimated cost of the Coastal GasLink project has increased to $6.6 billion, TC Energy Corp. said Friday. The $400 million increase is due to additional meter stations and greater costs for rock...

B.C. will need significantly more power for electric vehicles: study

Solar photovoltaic and wind power can complement hydro, research finds

Largest B.C. Montney producer shifting headquarters to U.S.

Encana is changing its name and relocating its headquarters from Calgary to the U.S.

Committee recommends Jim Pattison’s purchase of Canfor

Jim Pattison’s $1 billion play for Canfor doesn't include pulp and paper subsidiary

Woodfibre LNG floats “flotel” proposal for workers

Company behind LNG plant would house up to 600 workers on a work camp barge