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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.
Actors' union nets pay bump in one-year deal with Association of Canadian Advertisers

Actors' union nets pay bump in one-year deal with Association of Canadian Advertisers

TORONTO — Unionized actors have a new labour deal that increases pay for commercial work involving agencies represented by the Association of Canadian Advertisers.
Canadian media a target for foreign interference: national security committee chair

Canadian media a target for foreign interference: national security committee chair

OTTAWA — Foreign actors are trying to interfere with the Canadian media, and journalists and their bosses need to be aware of it, the chairman of Parliament's nonpartisan national security committee warned on Wednesday.
Vancouver announces FIFA 2026 festival location

Vancouver announces FIFA 2026 festival location

The venue hasn't been built yet
Open letter calls on Vancouver Whitecaps to 'do the right thing' after Messi situation

Open letter calls on Vancouver Whitecaps to 'do the right thing' after Messi situation

"Fans need to get together to show [the Whitecaps] that this issue is not just going to go away."
State of the Arts: Canada’s cultural industry is feeling the squeeze

State of the Arts: Canada’s cultural industry is feeling the squeeze

Rising costs. Hesitant audiences. Shaky funding. It’s a make-or-break year for the arts sector
Google signs deal with organization to distribute $100M to Canadian news companies

Google signs deal with organization to distribute $100M to Canadian news companies

OTTAWA — Google announced which organization it has selected to distribute the $100 million the tech giant has promised to Canadian news companies Friday.
'This is a classic case of bait-and-switch': Civil suit brought against Whitecaps, MLS over Lionel Messi no-show

'This is a classic case of bait-and-switch': Civil suit brought against Whitecaps, MLS over Lionel Messi no-show

A local man is looking for full or partial refunds
New fee for streaming companies serves Canadian interests at Americans' expense: U.S.

New fee for streaming companies serves Canadian interests at Americans' expense: U.S.

OTTAWA — American streaming companies are being unfairly targeted by a new Canadian fee that "disproportionately" serves interests north of the border, the United States is charging.