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

Kitimat LNG commits to electrification

Electrifying LNG plants would use about two-thirds of Site C dam’s power

Forestry contributes $13 billion to B.C.’s GDP: PwC

B.C. forestry sector accounts for 8% to 22% of jobs in some regions of the province

Marijuana legalization sparks scientific boom in B.C.

Firms salivate at the prospect of legal cannabis edibles and drinks

Chinook closures in B.C. waters anger anglers

Sport fishing sector fears it will be hit hard with severe fishing restrictions

LNG Canada will likely move forward with expansion: analyst

Canada’s first LNG megaproject now under construction on the B.C. coast will almost certainly become even larger, a Calgary-based gas analyst said last week. It was predicted that Royal Dutch Shell...

SNC-Lavalin buys Trans Mountain project from feds

Created in the spirit of April 1, a day of levity about reality

Claim that LNG is no greener than coal gets new scrutiny

Without better methane tracking, sector is vulnerable to charge it lacks emissions advantage

LNG Canada to get a 3% corporate income tax cut

Tax break only applies to large projects with project development agreements

Tsilhqot’in seek injunction against Taseko drilling permit

First Nation wants leave to appeal to Supreme Court of Canada over New Prosperity mine

Reference case on Trans Mountain pipeline wraps up

Province considers dilbit a ‘hazardous substance,” but only if volume increases