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Global BC has been an important part of the community for over 50 years and is proud to support various events, organizations and campaigns each year!

Have an event you’re wanting to promote on Global BC?
Click the link above and e-mail us your details.
If it is something we are interested in pursuing, we will contact you for further information.

PLEASE NOTE – We are generally booking 3-4 months in advance and due to the sheer number of requests we receive, we simply cannot accommodate everyone.

To add your own event to our community calendar, click here.
Be sure to include #OurBC to your hashtags through your Social Media networks!

We thank you for choosing Global BC to promote your event and we wish you all the best success!

Global BC is proud to partner with these featured events:

35th Annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards
Nominations are now open until January 19

Nominations for the 2018 Women of Distinction Awards are now open!

The YWCA is looking to raise funds to help more people in need, as well as honour women in the community.

Info at YWCAWomenOfDistinction.org

Vancouver International Boat Show presented by Boating BC
On now until January 21
BC Place & Granville Island, Vancouver

Boating BC presents the 2018 Vancouver International Boat Show!

The annual show will have over 250 exhibitors at two locations. Indoors at BC Place and a floating show at Granville Island.

Info at VancouverBoatShow.ca

Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival
On now until January 21
PNE, Vancouver

Experience Vancouver in a whole new light!

The Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival will illuminate the PNE grounds with lanterns, performances, food trucks, and a marketplace.

Details at VancouverLanternFestival.ca


Vancouver Opera presents L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)
January 21, 25 & 27
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

Come see the Vancouver Opera’s L’Elisir d’amore!

The romantic comedy will be at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Tickets at VancouverOpera.ca

Hockey Talks
Thursday, January 25

The Vancouver Canucks will host their sixth annual Hockey Talks day on January 25, to encourage a conversation about mental health.

The Canucks will dedicate this game night to bring awareness to mental health and offer fans the opportunity to get involved through social media.

The Canucks Hockey Talks event is part of an effort to bring awareness to mental health in an attempt to provide information from experts and alleviate some of the misconceptions and stigma associated with mental illness.

More details at: NHL.com/Canucks

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Canada vs. Uruguay: Rugby World Cup Qualifier
Saturday, January 27, 5pm
BC Place, Vancouver

Come out to the Rugby World Cup Qualifier Game!

The Canada’s Men’s Rugby Team will face Uruguay on January 27th to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Tickets at Events.RugbyCanada.ca

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
On now until January 31
All across BC

This January, people across Canada are standing up and saying “Yes, I live with dementia.”

Spread the word and start conversations to help people see dementia differently.

To learn more about the experience of people living with dementia, visit ilivewithdementia.ca

BC Bowl for Kids
On now until January 31
39 bowling centres across BC

You’re invited to bowl for a good cause!

The Annual BC Bowls for Kids campaign benefitting Variety – The Children’s Charity takes place until January 31.

Info at BowlBC.com

Body Soul & Spirit Expo
February 2 to 4
Croatian Centre, Vancouver

Canada’s Holistic Lifestyle Event featuring exhibits, lecture, conscious market place, healing sessions, intuitive readings and much more.

The Event brings together the best of health, well-being, ancient wisdom, complementary medicine, holistic therapies, spirituality, new thought, new consciousness and more.

Details at BodySoulSpiritExpo.com

Coaching Day
Saturday, February 3, 8:30am-1:30pm
Rogers Arena, Vancouver

The Vancouver Canucks and BC Hockey are proud to announce the 14th annual Coaching Day in BC.

Presented by Tim Hortons, Coaching Day in BC is a free event offered to all coaches from minor hockey and other leagues in British Columbia. The event recognizes the important contribution coaches make to hockey programs throughout the province.

Participants will be offered on and off ice seminars from special guests in the hockey community including a visit from Vancouver Canucks’ head coach Travis Green.

Details at: NHL.com/Canucks

Scotiabank Feast of Fortune
Saturday, February 3, 5:30pm
JW Marriott Parq, Vancouver

Come out to Scotibank’s “Feast of Fortune.”

The event will have performances, food and a live auction.

All proceeds will help purchase a much needed mammography machine for Mount Saint Joseph Hospital.

Info at HelpStPauls.com

Motown The Musical
February 6 to 11
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

Motown The Musical is coming to Vancouver!

The national tour will take the stage at Queen Elizabeth Theatre from February 6th to 11th.

Tickets at BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca

Coast Mental Health’s Courage To Come Back Awards presented by Wheaton Precious Metals
Nomination open until February 7

The Annual Courage To Come Back Awards is looking for nominations for everyday heroes.

Nominations are free, so nominate as many people as you like from now until February 7th.

Details at CourageToComeBack.ca

FlyOver Canada: Flight of the Dragon
On now until February 18
Canada Place, Vancouver

Come Soar Over China at FlyOver Canada!

Flight of the Dragon is back for a limited time! Soar over some of China and Canada’s most spectacular landscapes and scenery.

Info at FlyOverCanada.com


CKNW Children’s Charities Pink Shirt Day, presented by Coast Capital Savings
Wednesday, February 28

Wear pink and take a stand against bulling!

The 10th annual Pink Shirt Day presented by Coast Capital Savings will take place on February 28th.

You can purchase your t-shirts at your local London Drugs retail store starting February 1st.

Net proceeds will support anti-bullying programs for youth throughout BC.

Info at PinkShirtDay.ca

HSBC Canada Sevens
March 10 to 11
BC Place, Vancouver

The HSBC Canada Sevens tournament returns to Vancouver!

The event will feature 16 of the world’s top men’s sevens teams at BC Place Stadium.

Tickets at CanadaSevens.com

Cypress Mountain: Live at the Hollyburn Lodge
Every Saturday until March 24, 7-9pm
Hollyburn Lodge at Cypress Mountain

Enjoy live music at the historic Hollyburn Lodge every Saturday night at Cypress Mountain!

Each week you can listen to a different genre of music from folk and rock to bluegrass.

Details at CypressMountain.com

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Rod Stewart concert
Tuesday, April 10
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena

Rod Stewart is coming to Vancouver!

The legendary singer will be playing at Rogers Arena on April 10th.

Tickets at LiveNation.com

Vancouver Sun Run
Sunday, April 22
Downtown Vancouver

The 2018 Vancouver Sun Run presented by Ford is on Sunday, April 22nd.

Run, walk or dance with thousands of people through the streets of downtown Vancouver.

Register today by visiting VancouverSunRun.com


Eagles concert
May 10 & 11, 8pm
Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver

The Eagles are coming to Vancouver!

The American Rock band will be playing at Rogers Arena on May 10 and 11.

Tickets at LiveNation.com

BC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala
Thursday, May 31
Reception at 5pm. Dinner & Induction Ceremony 6:30-10pm
Parq Vancouver

You’re invited to the BC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala!

The annual gala will honour the 2018 inductees into the BC Sports Hall of Fame on May 31st.

Info at BCSportsHallofFame.com

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Tom Jones concert
Saturday, June 2, 7:30pm
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver

Tom Jones is coming to Vancouver!

The iconic Welsh singer is set to play the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on June 2nd.

Tickets at LiveNation.com

July 3 to 26 & August 7 to 30
Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver

If you’re age 9 to 19 and love to sing, dance, act, and perform, the GOTTA SING! GOTTA DANCE! musical theatre summer program is now accepting applications!

Deadline for application is April 1, 2018.

Register by December 31 at JCCGV.com

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Rock Ambleside Park
August 17 to 19
Ambleside Park West Vancouver

Rock Ambleside Park is back for 2018!

Get your tickets to Vancouver’s biggest classic rock festival next summer, featuring 11 Canadian classic rock icons including Loverboy and Trooper!

Tickets at RockAmblesidePark.com

Listen to Global News Hour at 6 on CKNW

If you are listening to the radio at work or driving home and you can’t get to your TV set to watch Global News Hour at 6, you can now listen to the simulcast broadcast on Global News Radio 980 CKNW every night at 6pm!

Tune in on your radio dial on AM 980, on the CKNW App, Radio Player Canada App, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Apple Music, Apple CarPlay or 101.1 FM HD2.

Send us your Weather Window to Global BC

Do you have a wonderful or spectacular weather photo that you would like to share to our TV viewers?

Email us at WeatherWindow@globaltv.com

Your photo may be featured weeknights on Global News Hour at 6!

Do you know someone who is celebrating their 100th birthday or older?
Or a wedding anniversary of 70 years or over?

You can send us your details including the name of the person/persons, their date of birthday, where they live, how old they will be and leave a contact name and number and/or return email address.

Email us to GlobalBCReception@corusent.com

Birthdays and Wedding Anniversaries Announcements are made during Global News Hour at 6.

*We are not required to announce the birthdays or anniversaries, but we will do our best to accommodate all requests. We only announce 70th Anniversaries and up and 100th Birthdays and up.

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