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.
Robin Shaw

#BCCreates: Recapping Creative Industries Week

In May 2022, British Columbia's creative industry stakeholders gathered in Victoria to reconvene after a 2-year in-person hiatus. The week was a celebration of the achievements from the writing and publishing, magazine publishing, digital, motion…

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…

Commemorating National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month invites Indigenous Peoples to celebrate their history in the spirit of pride and preservation. For non-Indigenous Canadians, it is an opportunity to learn and show recognition of the role Indigenous Peoples have played and continue to play in shaping Canada.

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…

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…

Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards Celebrate Indigenous Talent in Canada

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival Awards span 18 categories, celebrating solo artists, duos and groups from across Canada by showcasing the diverse and growing music and culture of artistic expression and accomplishment within the Indigenous…

B.C. winners and nominees at the 50th Anniversary JUNO Awards

The 2021 Juno Awards have wrapped for another year, delivering a virtual opening night and a virtual awards show to celebrate 50 years of the JUNO Awards on the weekend of June 4-6. View the list of B.C. artists, producers, companies and albums…

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…

#ListenBC Release Radar Spotify Playlist

Looking to discover your new favourite song or listen to one you already love? Celebrate and enjoy the province's diverse and outstanding music industry in a frequently updated Spotify playlist. The #ListenBC Release Radar is an automated, personalized…