Entertainment, Media & Sports

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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...

B.C. film sector worth $4.1b in 2019 while industry gathers steam amid pandemic

What happened: Report reveals B.C.’s broad film sector spent $4.1b last year Why it matters: Much of the B.C. film industry was put into stasis mode in 2020 at outset of pandemic A new report is...

Canucks' food program scores with local charities

Team taps Canucks for Kids Fund to donate more than 20,000 meals per week

This Scottish butcher shop stood in the heart of downtown Vancouver for nearly a century

A beautiful new book shares the history of James Inglis Reid, whose Granville Street butcher shop served as Vancouver's 'Larder of the Wise' for decades