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Vancouver's Olympic Cauldron will be re-lit to celebrate Paris games

Vancouver's Olympic Cauldron will be re-lit to celebrate Paris games

The flame will be back.
Burnaby pulls back on FIFA 2026 festivities

Burnaby pulls back on FIFA 2026 festivities

The city is still in discussions around hosting another country's national team for practice.
Vancouver International Jazz Festival struggles to find sponsors, faces cuts

Vancouver International Jazz Festival struggles to find sponsors, faces cuts

Summer music festival's budget has fallen in the past two years, is less than half of what it was pre-pandemic
Foreign streaming services challenge requirement to pay into fund for Canadian news

Foreign streaming services challenge requirement to pay into fund for Canadian news

Global streaming services such as Netflix and Disney Plus are challenging a regulatory directive under the Online Streaming Act to contribute money to Canada's broadcast sector, including for local news.
New boss is out at Island film commission after less than two months on the job

New boss is out at Island film commission after less than two months on the job

Peter Hayman was hired by Vancouver Island South Film & Media Commission to succeed film industry veteran Kathleen Gilbert, who retired April 30 after 14 years in the role. He started work on May 1.
NHL free agency shows teams in states with no income tax have an advantage

NHL free agency shows teams in states with no income tax have an advantage

When the Tampa Bay Lightning made moves at the NHL draft to clear salary cap space, general manager Julien BriseBois hoped a variety of factors would entice players to sign as free agents.
Vancouver's GeoComply gets into online sports betting business

Vancouver's GeoComply gets into online sports betting business

Company that specializes in geolocation verification to own a piece of Betting Hero in U.S.
AI chatbots use Canadian news, but Ottawa won't say if they should be paying for it

AI chatbots use Canadian news, but Ottawa won't say if they should be paying for it

OTTAWA — The federal government is dodging questions about whether artificial intelligence companies should be paying Canadian news publishers for content their chatbots are openly using.
Should Burnaby get involved in FIFA World Cup celebrations in 2026?

Should Burnaby get involved in FIFA World Cup celebrations in 2026?

Vancouver will host seven FIFA World Cup games in 2026.
Unifor says 35 Global News jobs cut across the country

Unifor says 35 Global News jobs cut across the country

TORONTO — Unifor says 35 of its members at Global News have been laid off as part of changes announced Wednesday by Corus Entertainment Inc. Randy Kitt, Unifor's media director, says there were 13 layoffs in Calgary, one in B.C.