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B.C.’s Creative Sector Honours International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2023 | International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination aims to foster a global culture of tolerance, equality and anti-discrimination. The 2023 theme of the International Day focuses on the urgency of combatting racism and racial discrimination, 75 years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The foundations of the creative […]


#WatchBC at SXSW 2023

South by Southwest starts tomorrow, March 10, 2023, and closes on March 19, 2023. SXSW is an multidisciplinary festival featuring music, comedy, emerging technology, film, television, and art exhibitions based in Austin, Texas. This festival-conference combo brings together artists who are on the cutting edge of their relative field and allows for jack-of-all trades artists […]

April 29, 2023 is Canadian Independent Book Store Day

Save the date! Canadian Independent Bookstore Day is taking place on Saturday, April 29, 2023 to celebrate the vibrant independent bookseller community in Canada. Canadian Independent Bookstore Day (CIBD) is the annual day when readers, writers, illustrators, publishers, and other industry supporters come together to celebrate indie bookstores. By joining the celebration, you are advocating […]

3 B.C. Musicians take home 2023 Grammy Awards

British Columbia’s Michael Bublé, Tobias Jesso Jr., Cellar Music Group and Kris Davis take home 2023 Grammy Awards. North Vancouver’s Tobias Jesso Jr., selected as one of Rolling Stone magazine’s 20 biggest breakouts of 2015, took home his first Grammy for songwriter of the year, non-classical, recognizing creators who penned some of the year’s standout […]

B.C.’s We Measure the Earth With Our Bodies by Tsering Yangzom Lama makes this year’s Scotiabank Giller Prize List

The Giller Prize, founded by Jack Rabinovitch in 1994, highlights the very best in Canadian fiction year after year. In 2005, the prize teamed up with Scotiabank who increased the winnings four-fold. The Scotiabank Giller Prize now awards $100,000 annually to the author of the best Canadian novel, graphic novel or short story collection published […]