Entertainment, Media & Sports

Covering all issues relating to the arts, music, sports, film and TV in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

What are we reading? July 30, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Emma Crawford Hampel, online editor: Europeans feel increasingly fearful of a second...

Canucks Sports & Entertainment announces significant layoffs

Canucks Sports & Entertainment has reportedly laid off up to a quarter of its business operations staff on Wednesday, media reports say. Tweets by TSN reporter Farhan Lalji said Canucks Sports...

Liberal MLA Tracy Redies quits to join Science World as CEO

Redies had been CEO at Coast Capital Savings Credit Union before her stint in politics

2020 vision for 2022: Live music, clubs face ‘starting from scratch’

Video consumption also accelerating as more people stay at home during the pandemic

This massive floating cinema is coming to Vancouver this summer

If you're hesitant to visit a movie theatre right now, you aren't alone.  And while there are a number of drive-in movies to attend in the Lower Mainland, there's an alternative way to catch a flick...

What are we reading? July 23, 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: Some helpful pointers here on how to make...

SendtoNews banking on summer return of pro sports for record video numbers

B.C. company known for showcasing sports highlights for major publications expects ‘record’ summer viewership

Convention, sports venues tread water with smaller events

Keeping lights on during pandemic restrictions is vital to maintaining business momentum

Fans cheer resumption of live professional sports

Sports-starved public, media prepare for an incoming onslaught of live games

Summer sports wave: boom or bust?

Beleaguered Metro bars and restaurants are banking on a business bump from the resumption of pro sports league competition