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Labatt signs to deal to make Budweiser an official beer of the NHL in Canada

Labatt signs to deal to make Budweiser an official beer of the NHL in Canada

TORONTO — Labatt Breweries of Canada and the National Hockey League have announced a deal that will see Budweiser become an official beer of the NHL in Canada. Financial terms of the multi-year agreement were not immediately available.
Foreign online streaming services must now pay into fund for Canadian news, content

Foreign online streaming services must now pay into fund for Canadian news, content

OTTAWA — Online streaming services such as Netflix and Spotify are being told they must start contributing money toward local news and the production of Canadian content.
Female musicians underrepresented on Canadian radio playlists: study

Female musicians underrepresented on Canadian radio playlists: study

TORONTO — A new report on Canada's radio airwaves says songs performed by women have been underplayed on commercial music stations for at least the past decade.
Whitecaps offer frustrated Messi fans freebies for attending Vancouver game

Whitecaps offer frustrated Messi fans freebies for attending Vancouver game

"We have amazing fans, we have a good team, and Saturday's match is a very important home game for us."
Lionel Messi isn't coming to Vancouver, won't play in Whitecaps-Inter Miami match

Lionel Messi isn't coming to Vancouver, won't play in Whitecaps-Inter Miami match

"We understand [Messi] will not make this trip"
Pay increases, AI provisions included in Writers Guild of Canada labour deal

Pay increases, AI provisions included in Writers Guild of Canada labour deal

TORONTO — The Writers Guild of Canada has ratified a new three-year contract that increases pay and implements artificial intelligence protections for writers, story editors and story consultants.
Meta's news ban in Canada: screenshots win, local news loses, study shows

Meta's news ban in Canada: screenshots win, local news loses, study shows

OTTAWA — The time, money and effort Iain Burns put into growing an audience on Facebook for several local news outlets in British Columbia felt like it disappeared in a single day. Facebook pages for Now Media Group, which publishes news in B.C.
Trudeau points to fire fight, says Meta news ban degrades safety as it makes billions

Trudeau points to fire fight, says Meta news ban degrades safety as it makes billions

WEST KELOWNA, B.C.
Canucks fans cheering and spending big at restaurants during playoffs, says report

Canucks fans cheering and spending big at restaurants during playoffs, says report

Data from Moneris shows significant increase in spending near Rogers Arena during home and away games
Here's where you can watch a Vancouver Canucks playoff game (that's not a bar or home)

Here's where you can watch a Vancouver Canucks playoff game (that's not a bar or home)

As they take on the Oilers there will be a few places to watch the games with other fans