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Hundreds of out-of-work Canadian film, TV workers tap into $1.2M in aid: charity

Hundreds of out-of-work Canadian film, TV workers tap into $1.2M in aid: charity

TORONTO — A national charity serving people in the entertainment industry says it has doled out $1.2 million in aid to Canadians affected by the Hollywood actors and writers strikes.
Consultant offers SFU a playbook to revive football, but obstacles remain

Consultant offers SFU a playbook to revive football, but obstacles remain

The university cancelled its Red Leafs football program earlier this year
Mario Canseco: Reflecting on the lessons journalism legend Peter C. Newman taught me

Mario Canseco: Reflecting on the lessons journalism legend Peter C. Newman taught me

A former student of the revered journalist reflects on his time under Newman's tutelage
Vancouver in-person entertainment attendance lags 2019 levels

Vancouver in-person entertainment attendance lags 2019 levels

BC Lions and Vancouver Opera are exceptions, with rising attendance
NFL re-ups deal with publishers, Victoria’s STN Video

NFL re-ups deal with publishers, Victoria’s STN Video

NFL signs deal with newspaper publishers to carry STN Video game highlights
Hollywood North shunning diesel generators to clean up its act

Hollywood North shunning diesel generators to clean up its act

BC Hydro, province subsidizing film sectors shift away from diesel generators
Interim agreement keeping some U.S. productions in B.C. amid Hollywood strikes

Interim agreement keeping some U.S. productions in B.C. amid Hollywood strikes

After receiving a filming notice from A24 for a movie starring Hugh Grant, The Chief wanted to know how that could happen during the SAG-AFTRA strike.
Online News Act could see Google, Meta pay combined $230 million to Canadian media

Online News Act could see Google, Meta pay combined $230 million to Canadian media

The federal government has put a price tag on how much it would like to see Google and Facebook spend under legislation that requires the tech giants to compensate media companies for Canadian journalism.
Burnaby not interested in turning Swangard Stadium into a regional sports hub

Burnaby not interested in turning Swangard Stadium into a regional sports hub

Most city councillors think the 54-year-old Burnaby stadium should remain community-focused, but one suggested redevelopment could be a better investment with a growing population.
Fort Nelson News closing its doors

Fort Nelson News closing its doors

After 64 years of delivering local news to the Northern Rockies and neighbouring communities in the Northwest Territories, the paper is shutting down.