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Tech, sustainability key to attracting young talent to an evolving agriculture sector

Tech, sustainability key to attracting young talent to an evolving agriculture sector

Canada’s farmers are getting older, and most don't have a clear succession plan, leaving a big question over who will take over the agriculture sector as a wave of retirements loom.
Coal is still key to Teck – and our energy transition

Coal is still key to Teck – and our energy transition

Sauder School of Business economist questions underlying value of Teck’s de-merger plans
Robots the wave of a digitized forest industry future

Robots the wave of a digitized forest industry future

Virtual machine operators can utilize 5G connections to remotely harvest forests
Blackwater Gold making progress on mine near Prince George

Blackwater Gold making progress on mine near Prince George

Construction camp expanded to accommodate up to 420 workers; recruitment efforts focused on hiring heavy equipment operators
U.S. defensive posture not bad for Canadian miners

U.S. defensive posture not bad for Canadian miners

Canadian projects eligible for Defense Production Act financing, says U.S. ambassador
B.C. drilling activity up close to 25% compared with last year

B.C. drilling activity up close to 25% compared with last year

There have been 151 wells drilled in B.C. through to the end of April, according to DOB data
The path to zero-emission aluminum smelting

The path to zero-emission aluminum smelting

Canadian aluminum smelters are already low in carbon emissions, but could go lower
B.C. got just 0.6% of commercial Pacific salmon catch in 2022: report

B.C. got just 0.6% of commercial Pacific salmon catch in 2022: report

Despite 6.7 million Fraser River sockeye last year, commercial sockeye catch in B.C. was just 1.2 million
How to finance early-stage mining projects

How to finance early-stage mining projects

Project financing has taken on a new urgency, say some experts
Stewart Muir: The high price of being a Green Canadian

Stewart Muir: The high price of being a Green Canadian

Doing business in B.C. means shelling out more to deal with carbon costs
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