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Merritt sawmill shuttered amid B.C.'s forestry woes

Merritt sawmill shuttered amid B.C.'s forestry woes

Industry in 'Terrible State' as Aspen Planers temporarily shuts down mill
B.C.'s drought: Low snowpacks remain a concern for salmon experts

B.C.'s drought: Low snowpacks remain a concern for salmon experts

Much of the province currently sits between level one and three on the B.C. government's zero to five drought classification scale.
Vancouver's NexGen poised for takeoff as uranium prices surge, nuclear makes a comeback

Vancouver's NexGen poised for takeoff as uranium prices surge, nuclear makes a comeback

Canada well-positioned to supply a net-zero world with high-quality nuclear fuel
B.C.'s drought: Agriculture sector feels the impact from prolonged dry conditions

B.C.'s drought: Agriculture sector feels the impact from prolonged dry conditions

Several regions have been under prolonged drought conditions stretching back to the fall of 2022.
B.C. looks into post-fire mushroom picking rush after First Nation reports conflicts

B.C. looks into post-fire mushroom picking rush after First Nation reports conflicts

British Columbia says it is not ruling out regulating wild mushroom picking after an Indigenous community said a rising number of foragers are infringing on its land, with one case involving alleged threats of physical violence and intimidation.
Federal Court rejects bid to review not renewing licences of B.C. fish farms

Federal Court rejects bid to review not renewing licences of B.C. fish farms

VANCOUVER — A federal Court has rejected a bid by two First Nations and salmon farm operators to review Ottawa's decision to not renew licences for 15 open-net Atlantic salmon farms in the waters off British Columbia.
B.C. egg production hits five-year low as demand soars

B.C. egg production hits five-year low as demand soars

Cage-free, enriched egg production has nearly doubled as consumer appetites change
No hikes for natural gas for home heating

No hikes for natural gas for home heating

North American natural gas prices back to normal after two-year period of volatility.
Opinion: EU deforestation law could sideline Indigenous forest management

Opinion: EU deforestation law could sideline Indigenous forest management

How EU environmental policy may affect Indigenous-led forestry and economic prosperity in Canada
Oil CEOs tell House of Commons committee they support carbon pricing

Oil CEOs tell House of Commons committee they support carbon pricing

The CEOs and executives of some of Canada's largest oil and gas companies told a parliamentary committee Thursday that they while they oppose an emissions cap on their sector, they do support carbon pricing as a tool to reduce their industry's enviro