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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 year’s winner, Souvankham Thammavongsa announced the list today on www.scotiabankgillerprize.ca/live. It was also announced via the Scotiabank Giller Prize’s YouTube and Facebook […]

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 on VIFF Connect on National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), the series programmed by Indigenous curators Rylan Friday, Jasmine Wilson and Sharon Fortney includes five feature films showcasing […]

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 community. Category winners will be announced and honoured at a special ceremony streamed live from the National Arts Centre on […]

B.C. Books Shortlisted for 2020 Governor General Awards

The Canada Council for the Arts is celebrating the best in Canadian literature with the Governor General’s Literary Awards. The awards recognize finalists and winners in seven categories, in both official languages, for readers of all ages. Below are the winning and nominated titles including B.C.-published titles from Arsenal Pulp Press, Talonbooks, Harbour Publishing and […]