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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 […]

Into Light follows a mother and child as they navigate the complexities of gender identity

Set against the crystalline Northern landscape of Yellowknife, Into Light directed by B.C.’s Sheona McDonald, captures a season of change as a mother and daughter navigate the complexities of gender identity together.   Into Light (2021), National Film Board of Canada   Co-written by the subject and McDonald, the film offers one family’s unique perspective […]

Creative Industries Week 2021 Wrap Up: BC Creates Virtually

Today we say goodbye to this year’s Creative Industries Week, BC Creates Virtually: Growing Forward in 2021. This year, the creative sector had an exciting opportunity to open up Creative Industries Week to the public for the first time. We saw leaders inspire, discovered emerging talent, learned the impacts of each industry, and were supported […]