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Unprecedented NHL game online blocking could help combat piracy, lawyers say

Internet companies will have to block access to certain website addresses during NHL games in order to help combat the intellectual property piracy around the broadcasts

Vancouver festival organizers priming for entertainment bonanza

Attendance at many events expected to be lower than it was in pre-pandemic times

Pro sports teams hoping for some summer 2022 wins

Revitalized fan support, revenue flow expected with the return to normal attendance rules

No cost estimates included in 2030 Olympics bid proposal

The COC and leaders of the Four Host First Nations want Vancouver and Whistler councils to support crafting a formal proposal to the International Olympic Committee in July

Draft hosting concept unveiled for B.C.’s proposed 2030 Olympic bid

The plan would see Whistler host alpine skiing, sliding and Nordic events during the Indigenous-led Games

Partners pondering 2030 Winter Olympics told a referendum would scuttle the bid

The Canadian Olympic Committee has privately warned partners exploring the Vancouver 2030 Winter Olympics bid that the International Olympic Committee will walk away if any of them hold a referendum...

'Riverdale' filming locations you can spot in and around Vancouver

The increasingly bizarre show may be leaving The CW, but Vancouverdale remains! See some of the show's most iconic spots

What are we reading? June 9, 2022

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Timothy Renshaw, managing editor: Of scams and survivors: a fresh entry in...

Canada's last-minute soccer match cancellation has dire effects on game's new fandom

The abrupt cancellation of a friendly match between the Canadian men’s national team and Panama due to a wage dispute has likely done severe damage to a sport seeking the next level of fandom in the...