True crime and dark tales from Canadian history part of this year’s Vancouver Podcast Festival

Folks from the Allusionist will be at this year’s Podcast Festival. Baranduin Briggs photo.

Podcast hosts from The Allusionist, Dark Poutine, Secret Life of Canada and more will be at this year’s Vancouver Podcast Festival, Nov. 7-10.

Along with performances, the second annual edition will feature classes. Do you dream of having your own podcast? Who doesn’t? Sign up now.

See below for more info on some of the folks coming to town with the festival.

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True crime and dark tales from Canadian history part of this year’s Vancouver Podcast Festival

True crime and not-so-true crime among the highlights of inaugural Vancouver Podcast Festival

Comedian Alicia Tobin and musician Jessica Delisle host the Vancouver podcast Retail Nightmares.

Are you a podcast listener? If so, you probably know that one of the most popular podcast genres is true crime.

With that in mind, organizers behind the inaugural Vancouver Podcast Festival have chosen “True Crime and Justice” for the festival’s theme. Festival guests include award-winning investigative journalists who have worked on podcasts such as the Peabody-winning In The Dark, Someone Knows Something, Kelly&Kelly, and You Must Remember This.

The festival will be held at various venues across Vancouver from Nov. 8-10. See below for highlights.

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True crime and not-so-true crime among the highlights of inaugural Vancouver Podcast Festival