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B.C.’s Talonbooks and Douglas & McIntyre finalists for 2021 Governor General Awards

This week, the Canada Council for the Arts revealed the 2021 finalists for the Governor General’s Literary Awards (GGBooks). Discover the 70 finalists at ggbooks.ca. They were selected by Canada Council's peer assessment committees across…

B.C. Book Publishers win 2021 BC and Yukon Book Prizes

The West Coast Book Prize Society announced the winners of the 37th annual BC and Yukon Book Prizes. Prizes are awarded annually to recognize the achievements of B.C. authors and publishers. Award winners are selected through a juried system,…

#WatchBC at VIFF 2021!

British Columbia’s biggest annual celebration of cinema, VIFF, is just around the corner. From October 1-11, film lovers province-wide will enjoy over 110 feature films, 75+ shorts, talks and conferences at VIFF 2021.  You can enjoy the…

B.C.’s Arsenal Pulp Press and Douglas & McIntyre make the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist

Today, September 8, 2021 Elana Rabinovitch, Executive Director of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, announced the 2021 longlist. The Giller Prize, founded by Jack Rabinovitch in 1994, highlights the very best in Canadian fiction year after year. Last…

Curating films in an Indigenous Renaissance with Rylan Friday

To commemorate Indigenous History Month, the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) and Museum of Vancouver (MOV) present the Who We Are film series in conjunction with MOV's latest exhibition, That Which Sustains Us. Launching…

The Future of Film is Queer: An interview with Sean Horlor and Steve J. Adams, directors of NFB’s SOMEONE LIKE ME

In Someone Like Me (National Film Board of Canada), director duo Sean Horlor and Steve J. Adams take a verité approach to the generous and rough-edged nuances of what it means to sponsor an asylum seeker. The feature documentary chronicles…

The saga of the Sunshine Coast with Howard White, author of Here on the Coast: Reflections from the Rainbelt

Howard White was raised on the B.C. coast and never got over it. He is still to be found stuck barnacle-like to the shore at Pender Harbour, B.C. He started Raincoast Chronicles and Harbour Publishing in the early 1970s and has published his…

The IM4 Media Lab Podcast amplifies immersive Indigenous storytelling

The Immersive Knowledge Transfer Podcast is a creation of the IM4 Media Lab with the aim to amplify the voices of Indigenous creatives working with immersive technologies. The IM4 Lab was created by Indigenous filmmaker, Loretta Todd, alongside…

Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards Celebrate Indigenous Talent in Canada

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival Awards span 18 categories, celebrating solo artists, duos and groups from across Canada by showcasing the diverse and growing music and culture of artistic expression and accomplishment within the Indigenous…


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