April 26, 2013 09:00 ET

bcliving Wins Third Annual Webby Award

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 26, 2013) - Canada Wide Media is pleased to announce that their leading lifestyle brand, www.bcliving.ca, has been honoured with a Webby Award for the third year running. The 2013 award, in the travel and adventure category, celebrates the charming video "The Loire Valley: Anjou Bike Centre" (www.bcliving.ca/travel/loire-valley-france-biking-trip) by seasoned bcliving videographer, Lara Kroeker.

As comfortable in front as she is behind the camera, Kroeker began her film career as a child actor, going on to establish her own web studio, Randomlink Interactive, as an adult. She joined bcliving in 2010 and has published numerous videos to date.

"This third annual Webby Award is another welcome sign that the writers, videographers and editors for bcliving are producing top notch content," says Tom Gierasimczuk, VP of Editorial for Canada Wide Media. "As bcliving reaches more and more households across B.C. every week, we are excited to be becoming the go-to source for unique, inspiring and helpful content, encouraging British Columbians to live life in our beautiful province to the fullest."

The 17th annual Webby Awards' star-studded gala will be hosted by actor and comedian, Patton Oswalt, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on May 21, 2013, with an on-demand broadcast the following day at www.webbyawards.com.

About bcliving

Established in 2009, bcliving is owned and operated by Canada Wide Media Ltd. Having grown from a niche collection of local content into a province-wide information source, bcliving generates close to half a million page views each month. With topics on everything from food, design, entertainment, health and travel, bcliving is fuelled by a flourishing group of awarding-winning writers, photographers, videographers and editors.

About The Webby Awards

The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Established in 1996 during the Web's infancy, The Webbys is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS - www.iadas.net) - a 1,000+ member judging body that includes Executive Members comprised of leading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities, and Associate Members who are former Webby Award Winners and Nominees and other Internet professionals.

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