British Columbia is home to over 300 magazines, representing a broad diversity of publications, ranging from small to large, literary to lifestyle, leisure to arts and culture, news, business, and special interest magazines featuring the unique culture of Pacific Northwest lifestyle and culture. Discover and revisit some of our favourite magazines:
Published quarterly by COABC, BC Organic Grower covers B.C.’s organic growing culture.
Image: BC Organic Grower Fall 2020 Issue
For over forty years, The Capilano Review has supported and been sustained by a vibrant community of readers, writers, and artists interested in experimentation in writing and art.
Equal parts inspiration and perspiration set the stage for Explore, Canada’s number-one publication for outdoor adventurers since 1981.
EVENT publishes fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction and literary reviews.
FOLKLIFE is a semi-annual print publication inspired by lives of wild intention, living on rocks in the ocean.
Geist is the Canadian magazine of ideas and culture—every issue brings together a sumptuous mix of fact + fiction, photography and comix, poetry, essays and reviews, and the weird and wonderful from the world of words.
Hakai Magazine explores science, society, and the environment in compelling narratives that highlight coastal life and phenomena.
Image: Scientists Surveyed the Sea off South Africa—1890s Style by Jock Currie
Loose Lips is a Vancouver-based feminist publication covering local arts, culture, women’s health and current events.
The Tyee is an independent, online news magazine from B.C. founded in 2003 devoted to fact-driven stories, reporting and analysis that informs and enlivens our democratic conversation.
MONTECRISTO collaborates with some of the finest writers, illustrators, and photographers working in Vancouver to create an engaging, eclectic editorial mix, including fashion, culture, food, wine, travel, books, art, beauty, business, architecture, design, and more. The magazine also puts a particular emphasis on philanthropy and local history, as well as artisans and craftspeople in Vancouver and abroad.
NUVO magazine is Canada’s authority on all things exceptional—a combination of style and purpose, featuring and profiling people, places, and possessions.
PRM connects geographically disparate readers across the Pacific Rim through stories of community, travel, food, and technology that honour both our cultural diversity and shared experiences.
PRISM international is a quarterly magazine out of Vancouver, British Columbia that connects readers with the literary community through author interviews, book reviews, news about Canadian writing and publishing events.
Ricepaper Magazine is a Vancouver-based Canadian magazine that has showcased Asian Canadian literature, culture, and the arts since 1994.
Illustration by Arty Guava
Room is Canada’s oldest feminist literary journal, and has published fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, art, interviews, and book reviews for forty years.
SAD MAG is an independent magazine dedicated to covering Vancouver’s independent arts and culture from the perspective of local, emerging writers and artists.
Vancouver magazine is the indispensable playbook to Canada’s most exciting city. For over 50 years, this city’s influencers have turned to our iconic brand for insightful, informative coverage of the issues, the people, the places and the events that shape Vancouver.
As Canada’s largest regional magazine, Western Living invites readers to stretch their imaginations about living in the West: Western Living shares what intrigues, surprises and thrills us about people, places, homes, gardens, food and adventure from Winnipeg to Victoria and everywhere in-between.