Entertainment, Media & Sports

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What are we reading? September 24, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor: Despite swift recovery from pandemic lows in...

Here's how the PNE plans to 'slay' Halloween 2020

Move over Fright Nights, there's a new Halloween event in town 👻

'Time travel' back to 1930s Vancouver via this incredible new video

Ever wonder what it might have looked like to walk the streets of downtown Vancouver nearly a century ago? A video recently created and shared by Brian A. Walters is like a "time machine" that takes...

Like ‘redesigning a car while driving’: VIFF goes virtual for 2020

The 39th edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival will feature some in-person events but will rely primarily on online screenings

Canadian film producers worry $1b at risk over COVID-19 insurance coverage

What happened: Film producer groups issue plea to Ottawa for government-backed insurance program Why it matters: Film industry, which completely shut down at outset of pandemic, is only slowly...

What are we reading? September 17, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Hayley Woodin, reporter: Fair Worker Center president David Rolf calls it the “$2.5...

There's a new TV show about the North Shore Rescue team

And the docuseries debuts on the small screen this fall

Updated: MEC directors approve sale to American firm

Board of directors approve sale of outdoor sports cooperative

B.C. reveals its $2m effort to spur domestic film industry during pandemic

What happened: B.C. government earmarks new funding for domestic film and TV producers Why it matters: The industry is only now resuming some productions after going into shutdown mode at the outset...

Third and long for building a better CFL

COVID-cancelled season could improve business fundamentals for foundering league