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

Beetles, fires, NDP policies eat into timber supply

NDP government policies making bad situation worse for forestry sector -- industry analysts

B.C. grape shortage hurts custom-crush wine sector

The once-popular niche has also been hurt by challenges marketing unknown wine brands

B.C. forestry's future dependent on attracting new workers

How do we attract young people to the forest industry? The question of how to attract new talent was put to a panel of forestry professionals gathered on the Prince George Civic Cand Conference...

New fund offered to beleaguered forestry sector

B.C. promises $90 million for innovative projects for forest-dependent communities

Geoscience BC publishes carbon sequestration atlas

More than 4,000 MT of CO2 geological storage identified in NE BC

Coastal GasLink set to cross finish line ahead of LNG Canada

Natural gas pipeline has faced literal and figurative mountains getting built

Expect more B.C. sawmill closures in 2023

Government policies thwarting growth in key Canadian commodity sectors

MLA Rustad says P.G. could suffer $50 million impact from mill closure

The permanent closure at the Canfor’s Prince George Pulp and Paper’s pulp line will put 300 mill employees out of work and those lost wages could take $30 million out of the local economy, And...

Updated: Pan American Silver to buy four mines for US$4.8 billion

Pan American Silver to acquire four operating mines from Yamana Gold

Hundreds of jobs affected as Canfor announces pulp line closure at B.C. mill

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — An estimated 300 jobs in British Columbia will likely be gone by the end of the year as Canfor Pulp Products closes the pulp line at its Prince George pulp and paper mill. The...