Entertainment, Media & Sports

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What are we reading? April 2, 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: From today's COVID-19 digest: good news and bad...

B.C. retains Hollywood North crown as sector generates $3.4b in 2019

What happened: B.C. production volume fell slightly compared with the previous fiscal year but it was still enough to come out as No. 1 in the country Why it matters: Data was compiled prior to the...

Staying fit, staying indoors

Personal trainers offer their advice on how to maintain active lifestyle

JJ Wilson shifts Ride Cycle Club into new revenue streams

Ride Cycle Club boss has started to rent out his stationary bikes and make online videos

Five things to watch and read while at home this week

Entertainment options for chasing the social-distancing blues, from Canadian classics to Bond ... James Bond

Entertainment sector grapples with cancellations

Industry forced to shut down film shoots, while live shows are no longer permitted

What are we reading? March 27, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.

This drive-in 'social distancing' movie theatre is coming to Vancouver

"In light of arts spaces and cinemas across the country closing to aid with social distancing, we bring screen entertainment to families, delivering a fun time for all in a safe environment."

Dominance of ‘nano-firms’ leaves Metro economy vulnerable: analyst

Proliferation of one-person companies will intensify fallout from pandemic unless aid is swift and significant, says Andy Yan