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B.C. film sector work set to ramp up as Hollywood actors' strike ends

B.C. film sector work set to ramp up as Hollywood actors' strike ends

Getting fully back to pre-strike production volume likely to take a while.
Hollywood's strikes are both now over as actors reach deal with studios, return to work with writers

Hollywood's strikes are both now over as actors reach deal with studios, return to work with writers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On Thursday, for the first time in more than six months, neither Hollywood's actors nor its writers will be on strike.
BC Place awards fan with tickets to each of its 2024 events, including Taylor Swift

BC Place awards fan with tickets to each of its 2024 events, including Taylor Swift

Prize was part of contest to mark the stadium's 40th year in operation
Kirk LaPointe: Happier times here for Vancouver’s sports franchises

Kirk LaPointe: Happier times here for Vancouver’s sports franchises

The local sports business is suddenly surging, writes Kirk LaPointe
Taylor Swift is finally bringing her Eras Tour to Vancouver in 2024

Taylor Swift is finally bringing her Eras Tour to Vancouver in 2024

Swifties, this is not a drill.
Newspaper closure leaves communication gap in Northern B.C., regional district says

Newspaper closure leaves communication gap in Northern B.C., regional district says

Internet connectivity isn’t a guarantee in the Peace Region, and many residents relied on the local newspapers to access public notices advertised by the PRRD. 
Vancouver ranks No. 10 for sports bars within a mile of NHL arena

Vancouver ranks No. 10 for sports bars within a mile of NHL arena

SportingPedia counted 14 such bars in Vancouver – far fewer than the 35 in Detroit
Canadian government slammed at sports integrity awards

Canadian government slammed at sports integrity awards

The federal Liberals were selected for the Sports Integrity Center’s Ignoble Purpose Award for refusing to call a public inquiry into abuse and corruption in Canadian sport
Burnaby soccer icon Christine Sinclair retiring from Canadian national team

Burnaby soccer icon Christine Sinclair retiring from Canadian national team

The 40-year-old will hang up her international cleats at the end of 2023, ending a legacy that started on Burnaby's local fields.
B.C. film sector readies for new post-strike business reality

B.C. film sector readies for new post-strike business reality

Steeper competition from jurisdictions with better tax credit systems looms