Entertainment, Media & Sports

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What are we reading? July 22, 2021

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Jeremy Hainsworth, reporter: With all the wildfires burning across B.C., it seemed a...

B.C. film industry taps funding to boost diversity in sector where only 15% are visible minorities

Women also significantly underrepresented in B.C. film sector, according to report

Can Canucks business rebound with a winning season?

Consumer confidence, Seattle competition stumbling blocks for team’s return to normalcy

BC Lions hungry to get back to in-person play

Training camp in full force ahead of August 5 Canadian Football League season opener

Risen from the dead: live entertainment

Some acts are booked for B.C. concerts in the fall, but headliners choosing to sit out 2021

Feds allow Blue Jays to play home games in Canada; Vancouver teams waiting

The federal government has granted the first exemption for a Canadian-based professional sports franchise whose league largely resides in the United States to resume home games in Canada. The...

What are we reading? July 16, 2021

  Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor Given the amount of media doomsaying about Canada’s vaccine rollout in the first few months of this year, you’d have been forgiven for thinking that we...

Abbotsford AHL team chooses Canucks as team name

The Vancouver Canucks’ new AHL affiliate in Abbotsford will also be known as the Canucks, the team announced today. The minor league team will retain the Canucks’ green and blue colour theme but use...

Peek inside first Rec Room entertainment venue in Metro Vancouver

Play over 90 games, choose brews from 16 taps, and dig into Canadian-inspired eats, all in one jaw-dropping space