About Global BC

Global BC has been British Columbia’s leading television station for over 60 years on the air and in the community!

The station, originally named CHAN-TV and airing on Channel 8, first signed on the air at 4:45 p.m. on October 31, 1960 in downtown Vancouver. Two years later, the station moved to Burnaby, where it has been broadcasting from ever since.

We continue to be the most watched television station across the province. With a team of experienced and trusted journalists, Global BC provides all viewers with award-winning journalism, digging deeper to find the truths behind major issues that matter most to all residents. offers Canadians from coast to coast a host of news and information – from breaking news in their community to deep engaging content that puts complex world issues in perspective. Our 21 local newsrooms provide up-to-the-minute community-based news, weather, information, while our national coverage features stories, analysis and deep, engaging content about issues in Canada and abroad.

We leverage the strength of Corus Entertainment, Inc. – to tell our stories in ways that make a difference: through video, text, photographs and interactive features. And we deliver those stories to Canadians wherever and whenever they want: through the web, mobile devices, email alerts, RSS feeds, and the world of social media.


Global BC – We are BC’s News.


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Global BC Reception: 604-420-2288
Global BC News Tips: 604-422-6494
Viewer Comment Line: 778-945-9399