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

Fraser River sockeye scores: U.S. 310,480, Canada zero

Late summer sockeye returns may be too low for commercial openings

'In our provincial DNA': Pacific salmon restoration program extended

B.C. salmon are receiving another boost from the government through funding aimed at restoring their habitats. But with many populations still endangered or threatened, some experts say a more...

Commercial fishermen on tenterhooks

Canadians still waiting for commercial opening while Americans already on the water

What has Canada got to offer Germany?

Public Policy Forum urges Canada to seize LNG, hydrogen export opportunity

Mitsubishi takes stake in B.C. nickel-cobalt project

Carbon sequestration could be part of large nickel mine proposal

Commercial fishers and wild salmon advocates cheer large returns to B.C. waters

VICTORIA — The summer of 2022 is shaping up to be a bumper season for both pink and sockeye salmon in British Columbia rivers, with one veteran Indigenous fisherman reporting the biggest catches of...

British Columbians pampering pets with AC, says BC Hydro

BC Hydro data shows AC use increased by about 50 per cent over the past decade

New program connecting Okanagan farmers with workers

A pilot program this summer has been connecting employers with seasonal farm workers in the Okanagan's orchards and vineyards

B.C.’s Big 3 lumber giants still making bank

B.C. forestry companies posted strong Q2 earnings, despite lower lumber prices