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An interview with Brittany Tiplady and Kristi Alexandra, Co-editors of Loose Lips Magazine

Brittany Tiplady and Kristi Alexandra (co-editors) met while studying journalism at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, becoming partners in an entrepreneurial journalism project. Over the last seven years, that project lives on as Loose Lips Magazine – an online publication representing diverse voices and exploring topics such as local arts, culture, and women’s health. BC Creates interviewed […]

The Association of Book Publishers of BC honour UBC Press and Margaret Reynolds at annual awards ceremony

The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia (ABPBC) announced the 2022 recipients of two awards recognizing outstanding contributions to the province’s publishing industry. UBC Press, for the project RavenSpace, will receive the Jim Douglas Publisher of the Year Award, and Margaret Reynolds will receive the Gray Campbell Distinguished Service Award. The recipients will be […]

An interview with TeLeni Koochin, Publisher, BAZOOF! Magazine

We all know that kids are the future – but how is the magazine industry playing its part? Led by publisher TeLeni Koochin and winner of Parents’ Choice Awards®, BAZOOF! magazine encourages reading, learning and creativity in children, even giving them the chance to be published. TeLeni Koochin trained in theatre arts education and began […]

21 thrilling titles filmed in B.C. to watch this Halloween

Nowhere does spooky quite like the Pacific Northwest. From 80s classics to a suite of jump scares from Mike Flanagan, discover 21 iconic and fresh thrillers, horror and Halloween-themed films and tv series that were shot in and around Vancouver.   The Haunting of Hill House (2018)   The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020) Midnight […]

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 2022  in Calgary, AB. See the complete list of winners from British Columbia below.   Blues Artist of […]

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 in creator-focused categories receive a $1000 cash prize, in addition to their award. Here are the West Coast narratives from British Columbia magazines:  […]