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Western Canadian Music Awards 2022 B.C. Winners

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 were announced at Breakout West…

BC and Yukon Book Prizes 2022 Winners

The West Coast Book Prize Society is thrilled to have announced the winners of the 38th annual BC and Yukon Book Prizes. Prizes are awarded annually to recognize the achievements of BC and Yukon authors, illustrators and publishers. Award…

B.C. at VIFF 2022!

The 41st Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) returns to theatres September 29 - October 9, 2022. Over 130 films, 100 shorts, talks and special events will light up the screens and stages across Vancouver. Discover the list of B.C. films…

Glitchhikers: The Spaces Between, a mindful introspective journey for everyone

Glitchhikers: The Spaces Between, released earlier this year, is about the thoughts that exist between destinations, the parts of journeys that dominate our time but not our attention, when our minds wander to parts of ourselves and our world…

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…


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