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Sports integrity body sees Porter case as a warning for sports betting in Canada

Sports integrity body sees Porter case as a warning for sports betting in Canada

Canada's sports integrity watchdog is pushing for stronger policies to prevent competitive manipulation and match-fixing at all levels of competition.
Arts festivals get tens of millions in federal budget, Hot Docs left out

Arts festivals get tens of millions in federal budget, Hot Docs left out

Canada's beleaguered festival sector is getting an infusion of cash from this year's federal budget, which recipients say provides necessary support as their pandemic recovery efforts drag on.
Canucks fans aren’t allowed to buy tickets to playoff games in Nashville

Canucks fans aren’t allowed to buy tickets to playoff games in Nashville

Ticket sales to the Canucks' playoff games in Nashville have been restricted to residents of the Predators' television viewing area.
Kelowna to host Canadian Country Music Association awards for first time

Kelowna to host Canadian Country Music Association awards for first time

City's vibrant music scene, stunning backdrop cited as perfect stage for Canadian country music celebration
Film commissioner says B.C. budget has killed Okanagan animation industry

Film commissioner says B.C. budget has killed Okanagan animation industry

Seventeen years of work 'destroyed' by elimination of regional tax credit
Lululemon unveils first summer kit for Canada's Olympic and Paralympic teams

Lululemon unveils first summer kit for Canada's Olympic and Paralympic teams

TORONTO — The look of the Canadian team kit for Paris was a big hit with boccia athlete Alison Levine. The functionality of the outfits was what really blew her away.
Hockey business is booming as the NHL bounces back from the pandemic in a big way

Hockey business is booming as the NHL bounces back from the pandemic in a big way

NEW YORK (AP) — Arenas are full, the NHL is a fixture on TV screens across North America, highlight-reel goals are talking points on a near-daily basis and “The Pat McAfee Show” even has a segment called “Hockey is Awesome.
BC Lions, City of Kamloops in talks as training camp contract comes to an end

BC Lions, City of Kamloops in talks as training camp contract comes to an end

Current contract expires in May, economic impact a key factor
Martini Film Studios takes majority stake in Lighthouse Pictures

Martini Film Studios takes majority stake in Lighthouse Pictures

The acquisition is part of a larger effort by Martini to grow production activity and the studio's brand
Black Press closes sale of company; emerges from creditor protection

Black Press closes sale of company; emerges from creditor protection

SURREY, B.C. — Black Press Ltd., the owner of dozens of community newspapers across Western Canada, says it has emerged from creditor protection following the restructuring and sale of the company. The Surrey, B.C.