Entertainment, Media & Sports

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What are we reading? November 19, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web   Timothy Renshaw, managing editor: Old rat, no brain provides insights into how other...

What are we reading? November 12, 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: This piece deftly expresses the sheer relief...

You can pitch your best podcast idea to influential producers at the upcoming Vancouver Podcast Festival

VanPodFest, presented by DOXA, returns later this month with a new virtual format, featuring a variety of free and pay-what-you-can events

What are we reading? November 5, 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: Yesterday, as it looked more likely that...

Vancouver city council to contemplate bid for 2030 Olympics

'The positive legacy use of venues such as the speed skating oval and other community-located facilities is notable,' says 2010 Winter Games organizer

What are we reading? October 29, 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: Two new studies suggest the moon is a lot...

BC Lions owner David Braley dies

David Braley, owner and chairman of the BC Lions, has died at the age of 79. Braley, a Hamilton businessman and a stalwart of Canadian football, has owned three CFL franchises - including at one...

One of Vancouver's favourite arts and culture events is expanding

The Eastside Culture Crawl is going (partly) virtual this year

Titmouse Vancouver animators become first in Canada to unionize

What happened: Vancouver workers become first in Canada to unionize at an animation studio Why it matters: The animation sector has been criticized for working conditions on previous projects,...

What are we reading? October 22, 2020

Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor The ever-eloquent Josh Marshall on how the chaos and criminality of the Trump era has undermined our capacity for shock: “The sad truth is that we’ve gotten...