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2024 JUNO Award Winners from British Columbia

    The 2024 Juno Awards concluded on Sunday evening, leaving a memorable mark with some notable highlights. Surrey, B.C., artist Karan Aujla won the TikTok Fan Choice Award, making him the first racialized person to ever win in that category. Additionally, Tegan and Sara were honoured with the Humanitarian Award for their impactful work […]

B.C.’s Creative Sector Honours and Celebrates Black History Month 2024

February marks Black History Month, a time dedicated to learning, honouring, and reflecting upon the past and future of Black communities in British Columbia and worldwide. The creative industries are actively participating by celebrating, amplifying stories, initiating actions, and offering resources. These endeavours aim to foster unity and advocate for a diverse and equitable future […]

Honouring Truth and Reconciliation Day 2023

We honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day, each year on September 30th. The day honours the children who never returned home and survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is […]


B.C. Films at Hot Docs 2023

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market, announced the program for its 2023 Festival, taking place April 27 to May 7 in Toronto. This year’s Festival marks it’s 30th anniversary of showcasing the best in Canadian and international documentary, and features 214 documentaries from 72 countries. See the […]

Celebrating the 10th year anniversary of National Canadian Film Day

National Canadian Film Day (CanFilmDay), presented by REEL CANADA, is back bigger than ever for its tenth anniversary on April 19, 2023, with over 1300 live events taking place from coast-to-coast-to-coast and approximately 120 events in nearly 45 countries around the world. For the tenth anniversary, REEL CANADA threw the doors open and created an All You […]

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 […]