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STEAM Sale on DigiBC’s Games from BC

To celebrate the August long weekend, the Games from British Columbia Steam page will be having a sale from July 29 to August 2. This page showcases the work of B.C.’s bold and innovative video game industry, and it features titles from…
Robin Shaw

#BCCreates: Recapping Creative Industries Week

In May 2022, British Columbia's creative industry stakeholders gathered in Victoria to reconvene after a 2-year in-person hiatus. The week was a celebration of the achievements from the writing and publishing, magazine publishing, digital, motion…

Here are the television series filmed in British Columbia nominated for 2022 Emmy Awards

The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced this morning, Tuesday July 12th. A total of 119 categories are in play to recognize the year’s best in TV and streaming. Congratulations to the B.C. cast, crew and teams that contributed…

BC and Yukon Book Prizes Shortlist Celebrates BC Authors and Illustrators

The British Columbia and Yukon Book Prizes shortlist was announced in Spring, celebrating the achievements of writers, illustrators, and publishers.  The 2022 shortlist under eight categories is represented this year entirely by BC authors…

The 2022 Polaris Prize Short List announced including B.C.’s Snotty Nose Rez Kids and Destroyer

Two British Columbian albums have made the 2022 Polaris Music Prize short list. The annual Prize for $50,000 goes to an artist that is awarded Canadian Album of the Year, decided upon by a jury comprised of nearly 200 music media professionals.…

Western Canadian Music Award Nominees Announced

The Western Canadian Music Awards celebrates the best of artistic and industry talent in western Canada. This year, the WCMA celebrates 20 years of being Canada's largest music industry event. Award winners will be announced at Breakout…

Commemorating National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month invites Indigenous Peoples to celebrate their history in the spirit of pride and preservation. For non-Indigenous Canadians, it is an opportunity to learn and show recognition of the role Indigenous Peoples have played and continue to play in shaping Canada.

B.C. features, fiction, photo essays win 2022 National Magazine Awards

The National Media Awards Foundation showcased the most impactful work published in Canadian periodicals in 2021 at the 2022 National Magazine Awards Winners Celebration hosted by Kelly Boutsalis and live-streamed on our website. Gold winners…

Proudly celebrating the B.C. artists and projects awarded at the 2022 JUNO Awards

The 51st Annual JUNO Awards winners were celebrated this past Sunday evening in Toronto. Announced during the closing weekend of JUNO Week, Canada’s biggest night in music, hosted by Simu Liu brought back live performances and awarded the…

B.C. Book Day 2022

B.C. Book Day invites British Columbians to celebrate the province’s book & magazine publishers, authors, illustrators, bookstores, libraries, festivals, and literary prizes that connect us with local stories.

BC Creates in Northern BC

Learn about the creative innovators in the Northern B.C. region.

BC Creates in the Thompson/Okanagan/Kootenays

Learn about the creative innovators in the Thompson/Okanagan/Kootenays region of British Columbia.