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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…

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…

#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…

Creating from Haida Gwaii with Carsen Gray

Hailing from Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, B.C., Carsen Gray is a Haida Indigenous and mixed descent award-winning singer/songwriter and is no stranger to a life of art, music, and entertainment.   Photo by Liz Rosa   Carsen’s…
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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…

#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…

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…

Explore the bookmarks of Haley Blais’ life through ‘Below the Salt’

On August 25, 2020, Vancouver's Haley Blais released her debut full-length album, Below the Salt, through the new local, women-owned music label Tiny Kingdom. The album, produced by Louise Burns and Tennis, is a follow-up to her much-praised…

BC Creators nominated for 2020 Prism Prize Awards

The 2020 edition of the annual show celebrating the best of Canadian music videos and their creators will take place on Thursday, July 23 at 5:00 PM PST on PrismPrize.com and the @PrismPrize Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels. Following…