Meet the creators championing British Columbia’s Creative Industries

Arsenal Pulp Press Butter Honey Pig Bread and Jonny Appleseed finalists for CBC 2021 Canada Reads

2021 marks the 20th edition of CBC Canada Reads. Over four days, the five Canada Reads champions selected will bring their diverse perspectives to this year's theme: One Book to Transport Us. Canada Reads 2021 takes place March 8-11 and will…

Martin Glegg on the magical realist film with a western twist, Unicorn Code

Martin Glegg, Partner and Director at Wallop Film is a writer-director based in British Columbia. Passionate about impactful storytelling, Martin draws from unique perspectives and an education in Human Ecology to immerse himself into the art…

Meet the BC Creates Associations Serving the Creative Industries

Start 2021 with support and community, meet the six member-based industry associations serving book publishing, interactive and digital media, magazine publishing, motion picture and music and sound recording. These associations work to serve…

Creative Industries Year in Review

From a year leading with nothing short of breaking headlines, we look to the year’s story highlights from the creative industries sector. From new initiatives to heart-warming good news, here are some of the highlights from book and magazine…

#ReadBC Bestsellers List

B.C. books cherish and champion the land, stories and diversity of life in the Pacific Northwest. Here are the 15 B.C. Bestsellers from Read Local BC, published by B.C. book publishers.   No. 1 Takaya: Lone Wolf by Cheryl Alexander RMB…

Discover BC's Magazines #SubscribeBC

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…

Binge #WatchBC

Watch the best from made-in-British Columbia films and TV series this winter. Here is a list of 21 titles made here in B.C. available to watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, CBC Gem and more.   FILMS   To All the Boys I’ve…

#ListenBC with the Music BC 2020 Playlist

Looking back at a year of hurdles and pauses, many of us turned to what heals and soothes us most: music, movies, reading and playing. With this, B.C.'s music industry prevailed with over 100 new releases. Bands and musicians found unique ways…

#WatchBC: The Princess Switch: Switched Again

  THE PRINCESS SWITCH: SWITCHED AGAIN follows, Duchess Margaret, played by Vanessa Hudgens, who unexpectedly inherits the throne to Montenaro and hits a rough patch with boyfriend Kevin, it's up to her double, Princess Stacy, to…

Stay connected and #PlayBC

A 2020 social lifeline of sorts, video games have kept us connected and entertained from the very beginning. Wrapping up the year, here are 20 B.C. games you can play from idle to mystery and player versus player with energetic storylines, original…

B.C. Finalists up for Canadian Online Publishing Awards

The Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs) honour and celebrate the best in online publishing in Canada. The awards are split into four divisions; Academic, Consumer, Business to Business and News Media. Typically an in-person celebration,…

#ReadBC this holiday and support local B.C. bookstores and publishers

From Terrace and Qualicum Beach to Cranbrook, the Made-in-B.C. Indie Bookstore Map is yours to use in support of your community bookstore, now offering online orders, home delivery and/or curb-side pickup during this holiday season. The…