Entertainment, Media & Sports

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Vancouver public relations firms mix old, new media to promote events

Trends include niche marketing to cultural communities and using social influencers

COVID-19 fears hit Vancouver International Wine Festival

Executive director fears some winery principals may cancel, even as ticket sales remain brisk

Vancouver is getting a brand-new roller skating festival this spring

Let the good times roll!  Roller skating is poised to make its return to North Vancouver for the first time since the Stardust rink closed up in 1983 thanks to a brand-new roller skating...

B.C. film and TV industry focuses on gender balance

Women and minorities greatly under-represented in sector, labour report reveals

B.C.'s TV producers seek greater control over creative content

New funding will help local talent secure additional control of their productions

2030 Olympic games 'worth exploring:' Richmond mayor

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie said while people look back at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games with fondness, it was a “mountain of work” and cost a lot of money and he doesn’t know whether the same...

What are we reading? February 20, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Timothy Renshaw, managing editor: This likely won't quality as bedtime reading for a...

What are we reading? February 13, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Kirk LaPointe, publisher and editor-in-chief: Yuval Noah Harari is one of the world’s...

Vancouver 2010: Olympic venues’ legacy measured not just in dollars

2010 sports facilities’ legacies not about bottom line despite being mostly profitable

Vancouver 2010: Olympics legacy - INTERACTIVE MAP

It has been 10 years since Vancouver hosted the world at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. Where were you 10 years ago? How many of the sites did you visit? This interactive map breaks down the...