Natural Resources

Jan 24, 2023
5 things we learned from federal Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre's visit to Vancouver
Nathan Caddell

After sharing the stage with some of his biggest political rivals in Vancouver for Lunar New Year celebrations, Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre pulled absolutely no punches a day later at the Association for Mineral Exploration’s annual conference. In both...

Dec 14, 2022
Leadership 2022: CEO Michelle Carr wants to pump diverse thinking into the BC Oil & Gas Commission
Rushmila Rahman

This year, we focus on those who have taken on new roles at the top of an organization recently, and quiz them about the changing landscape of leadership. Given the remarkable career Michelle Carr has built doing exactly what she went...

Dec 13, 2022
Pacific Trader: Sigma Lithium catapults to critical mineral front ranks
Michael McCullough

The stock: You wouldn’t know what a miserable year on the markets 2022 has been from the looks of Sigma Lithium Corp. (TSXV, NASDAQ:SGML). The Vancouver-based junior miner’s stock is up more than 250 percent year to date, based on...

Nov 29, 2022
Pacific Trader: Canfor is rooted in deep value
Michael McCullough

Morningstar named Canfor Corp. (TSX:CFP) one of the 10 cheapest stocks in Canada in October. As of Tuesday, it was still trading at $23.89, or 35 percent below the investment intelligence agency’s fair value estimate of $37.

Nov 2, 2022
Pacific Trader: The B.C.-based gusher that has nearly doubled this year
Michael McCullough

The stock: It’s hard to find a stock that is up at all in 2022, let alone one that is up 96 percent. Yet that’s the position International Petroleum Corp. (TSX:IPCO) finds itself in after another quarterly earnings report released...

Aug 9, 2022
Pacific Trader: B2Gold bucks the commodity slump
Michael McCullough

Precious metals prices have actually crept up in recent months. And the biggest gold producer hereabouts is B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO; NYSE:BTG), with operating mines in Mali, the Philippines and Namibia and exploration and development projects on four continents.

Jul 28, 2022
Teck Resources CEO Don Lindsay retires after 17 years
Nathan Caddell

One of B.C.’s biggest companies will see a big change at the top of the org chart. Don Lindsay, CEO of Teck Resources for the last 17 years, announced his retirement. Lindsay has been the steady hand at Teck throughout that...

Jul 19, 2022
Pacific Trader: Paper profits in sight for Canfor Pulp Products
Michael McCullough

The stock: Most forest products were caught up in the recent downdraft for commodities sparked by fears of an impending global recession. Not so for pulp and paper. U.S. pulp prices have risen sharply this year on supply constraints and...

Jun 27, 2022
The 2022 Top 100: B.C.'s biggest companies by industry
Michael McCullough

Climbing out of the claws of the pandemic wasn't an easy feat. The push and pull of supply chain issues and inflation impacted businesses throughout B.C. in 2021, but even with ground lost in 2020, the economy was able to...

Jun 21, 2022
Pacific Trader: Skeena Resources aims to revive Eskay Creek's glory days
Michael McCullough

The stock: In contrast to **cough, cough** cryptocurrency, gold is once again showing itself to be a genuine store of value in perilous markets. The trouble with buying bullion now is that you’re paying full price. But there’s another way of...

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