Entertainment, Media & Sports

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

Whitecaps, Lions winning on the field, but aiming for better gate results

High inflation, interest rates and gas prices may be dampening attendance

Metro Vancouver film workers reeling through Hollywood strikes

Normally the North Shore is bustling with film workers, but there isn’t much 'lights, camera, action' these days

Burnaby's Joker financier Bron Studios files for creditor protection

Film producer is known for movies such as Joker, Licorice Pizza and Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Online News Act: Google withholds AI chatbot as Meta runs ads opposing new law

New law will force global tech players to enter into agreements with Canadian news outlets to compensate them for content they share or otherwise repurpose on their platforms

'Nobody's working': Canada's film, TV labour force feels sting of twin Hollywood strikes

'This is – even for me in a 40-year career – this is quite an exception.'

Most Canadians oppose government funding for newsrooms, poll shows

Canadians do not support broad government funding for news organizations but most remain OK with funding the CBC; divisions on the news industry run deep along political lines, Angus Reid Institute...

City of Vancouver ups loans for PNE amphitheatre to $103.7 million

City had approved lending $64.8 million to the PNE for the new venue

Postmedia, Toronto Star owner Nordstar end their merger discussions

Companies previously said proposed deal would help them scale up in order to respond to the 'existential threat' facing the media industry

Online News Act creates 'moment of reckoning' for publishers

'Does this represent an opportunity for newsrooms to build their own — possibly industry-shared — news platforms?'