BC Creates in the Lower Mainland/Southwest

Learn about the creative innovators in the Lower Mainland/Southwest region of British Columbia.

BC Creates in Northern BC

Learn about the creative innovators in the Northern B.C. region.

BC Creates in the Thompson/Okanagan/Kootenays

Learn about the creative innovators in the Thompson/Okanagan/Kootenays region of British Columbia.

BC Creates on the Island/Coast

Learn about the creative innovators on the Island/Coast of British Columbia.

The 2022 Polaris Prize Short List announced including B.C.’s Snotty Nose Rez Kids and Destroyer

Two British Columbian albums have made the 2022 Polaris Music Prize short list. The annual Prize for $50,000 goes to an artist that is awarded Canadian Album of the Year, decided upon by a jury comprised of nearly 200 music media professionals.…

Western Canadian Music Award Nominees Announced

The Western Canadian Music Awards celebrates the best of artistic and industry talent in western Canada. This year, the WCMA celebrates 20 years of being Canada's largest music industry event. Award winners will be announced at Breakout…

Actor, Singer-songwriter, Audiobook Narrator, Podcast Co-founder, and Career Consultant: Kristina Lao

Kristina Lao (she/her) is a Vancouver-based nationally touring actor, singer-songwriter, audiobook narrator and co-founder of the podcast Bombshell Brunches. She is an artist-advocate and career consultant with over 15 years working in front…

Meet B.C’s Music + Sound Recording Industry

Music is a lifeline to the creative industries not only here in British Columbia but abroad. B.C. is the third-largest centre for music production in Canada with a large and diverse talent pool of artists who are known for producing all genres…

Healing through music with Christopher Steffler, Mercury Artists

For Christopher Steffler, empathy and advocacy are everything. Evident in his work, he has devoted his music career to breathing life and visibility into each of his projects and artists. Christopher is the owner and founder of Vancouver-based Mercury…
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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…

Building strong communities with Dustyn Baulkham, Founder of Rebellious Unicorns

Rebellious Unicorns Production Company is a Kelowna-based event company focused on creating unique experiences to build stronger communities. No stranger to Kelowna's community-building events, Rebellious Unicorns hosts an abundance of events…

SoundON Brings British Columbians Together to Show Resilience and Celebrate the Power of Live Music

SoundON is a province-wide campaign and resilience fund to help bring British Columbia’s music community back together and provide desperately needed support to those connected to the sector - artists, presenters, production staff and venues.…

British Columbia 2020 JUNO Award Winners

Yesterday evening, the 2020 JUNO Awards took place in a new form, through an hour-and-a-half-long pre-recorded special, delivering a night of celebration for Canada's music industry and fans, featuring performances from Alessia Cara, iskwē,…