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Thunderbird Entertainment shakes up executive team

Thunderbird Entertainment shakes up executive team

Entertainment production company was co-founded by billionaire Frank Giustra
Les Leyne: World Cup overrun? Don't go there

Les Leyne: World Cup overrun? Don't go there

Original estimates on major public projects are like jottings of what a crayoned elementary-school mural might cost, before it turns into a giant diamond-encrusted tapestry of spun gold.
Hosting costs for 2026 FIFA World Cup in Vancouver double, may hit $581M

Hosting costs for 2026 FIFA World Cup in Vancouver double, may hit $581M

VANCOUVER — Organizers of the seven FIFA World Cup soccer matches coming to Vancouver in 2026 say the estimated cost of hosting the event has more than doubled in the last two years.
British Columbians prefer FIFA, Summer Olympics bid over second Winter Games, says polling

British Columbians prefer FIFA, Summer Olympics bid over second Winter Games, says polling

Transparency concerns cloud potential costs of Vancouver hosting major sporting events
Hayley Woodin Hastings: Thirty-five years have changed much at BIV – but not everything

Hayley Woodin Hastings: Thirty-five years have changed much at BIV – but not everything

B.C.'s leading voice in business news celebrates its 35th anniversary this year
Vancouver mayor non-committal on public viewing sites for Canucks' playoff run

Vancouver mayor non-committal on public viewing sites for Canucks' playoff run

Mayor Ken Sim: "Personally, I would love to throw a party right now, but we have to be responsible."
BC Place just held a record-breaking concert

BC Place just held a record-breaking concert

Indian popstar Diljit Dosanjh played to a sold out crowd at BC Place
North Van exhibition pays ode to Vancouver prop house

North Van exhibition pays ode to Vancouver prop house

The disappearing Mount Pleasant Furniture has over one million collectibles and artifacts used in Vancouver-shot tv and film
Animation jobs leaving Okanagan after tax credit axed, say industry leaders

Animation jobs leaving Okanagan after tax credit axed, say industry leaders

Brain drain looms for Kelowna animation sector with loss of provincial tax credit
Writers Guild of Canada authorizes strike as bargaining continues with producers

Writers Guild of Canada authorizes strike as bargaining continues with producers

TORONTO — The Writers Guild of Canada says its members have voted to authorize a strike if negotiators can't reach a deal with the Canadian Media Producers Association. The WGC says 96.