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BC Books Online
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BC Books Online marks the first ever collaboration between publishers and libraries with the objective to deliver digital content to an entire province. There has been considerable interest in our progress from across the country and internationally. The project will undoubtedly serve as a model for similar initiatives in other jurisdictions.

ABPBC Joins BC Artscape Development Program with Literary Arts Centre

June 1st, 2015

BC Artscape, the non-profit organization established December 2014 to make space for creativity and transform communities, has announced the six non-profit organizations to receive support through the first instance of the new BC Artscape Cultural Space Development Mentorship & Coaching Program, a program funded by the City of Vancouver and Vancity Community Foundation for three years. Art Space Action, The Association of Book Publishers of BC, Contemporary Art Matters, MakerLabs, the Powell Street Festival Society and the Vancouver Independent Music Centre Society will benefit from a free-of-charge year-long program designed to build their capacity to advance their own creative placemaking projects that will benefit local communities. See full press release here.