Entertainment, Media & Sports

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

New $800k fund aims to boost development for B.C.’s doc, factual TV sector

What happened: New fund for West Coast TV industry will be aimed at early stage development for documentary and factual TV series Why it matters: The local sector has faced uncertain in recent years...

Fifty years of Vancouver Canucks hockey has led to this moment

It’s October 9, 2019, and the Canucks are playing their season opener at Rogers Arena against the Los Angeles Kings, the team they faced on October 9, 1970, in their first ever NHL...

What are we reading? October 31, 2019

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Timothy Renshaw, managing editor: Micro-brewing business is booming in B.C. as...

Esports training facility proposed for Burnaby Lake Sports Complex

A proposed facility would add esports to the list of competitions you can train for at the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex if it survives a public hearing and gains council’s approval. The proposal for...

Trevor Linden to take part in jersey-retirement night for the Sedins

Former Canucks president and star centre has so far been absent from celebrations to mark team’s 50th year in operation

What are we reading? October 24, 2019

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: This op-ed in the Star makes the case that...

What are we reading? October 17, 2019

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Kirk LaPointe, editor-in-chief: Two lengthy pieces examine Amazon, one on Jeff Bezos’...

Unlock ‘Flashlight Mysteries’ for FREE inside this Metro Vancouver ‘Park of Darkness’

If you’ve ever wondered what goes bump in the night in our local parks, a fun, but slightly spooky, event awaits you just south of the Fraser River this Saturday, Oct. 19. Metro Vancouver’s parks...

Can Canucks bank on resurgent fan base to boost business?

Young talent, new team merchandise, home game multimedia entertainment, ride-hailing deployment helping drive business interest in team

What are we reading? October 3, 2019

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web. Hayley Woodin, reporter: Is there enough venture capital in Canada? Yes, according to a...