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2023 Creative Industries Week Wrap-Up + World Creativity and Innovation Day

The United Nations designated 21 April as World Creativity and Innovation Day to raise the awareness of the role of creativity and innovation in all aspects of human development.  The creative economy builds on the interplay between human…

Ḵaats’ii Hla | Ḵaats’a Hláa | This Is Haida Gwaii

Kaats’ii Hla | Ḵaats’a Hláa | This Is Haida Gwaii is a tour-planning magazine offering visitors a welcoming message to Haida Gwaii. In partnership with BC Parks, Gwaii Haanas, the Council of the Haida Nation, both language offices…
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Creative Industries Week 2023: Celebrating BC Book Day

Monday, April 17, 2023 BC Book Day kicks off this year's Creative Industries Week that brings industry associations, key stakeholders, and creators together with government for a showcase event. BC Book Day invites all British Columbians…

Four Magazine Launches and a Booksale

The cherry blossoms are out in Vancouver and so are new issues and volumes from your favourite B.C. magazines. Enjoy the sunshine on your way to meet other magazine aficionados at the following 2023 Spring magazine events: What: To celebrate…

An interview with Jessie Johnston: founder and editor of Asparagus Magazine.

Over the last two decades, Jessie Johnston has worked in both the US and Canadian magazine industry and founded her own publication, Asparagus, in 2018. Asparagus combines Jessie’s passion for sustainability and storytelling, and won the award…

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 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…

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…

RANGE Magazine: Amplifying new voices in music

RANGE Magazine is a Vancouver-based national music publication founded in June 2021 by Glenn Alderson who comes from more than 15 years working in the music industry as both a musician and the founder of BeatRoute Media. As a national…

West Coast storytelling nominated for the 44th Annual National Magazine Awards

The National Media Awards Foundation is presenting a virtual ceremony on June 11th to celebrate the annual National Magazine Awards in Canada. The 44th annual awards will be hosted by Sandra E. Martin. This year, the National Media Awards Foundation…