The game marked the season opener for both teams.
Bombers (1-0) quarterback Matt Nichols tossed for 184 yards and three touchdowns, finishing 21 of his 33 passing attempts.
Mike Reilly tallied 324 passing yards for the Lions (0-1), connecting on 22-of 39-attempts. He threw one TD pass and two interceptions.
The contest pitted a proven Winnipeg squad against a B.C. roster that was entirely revamped over the off-season.
Mistakes plagued the Lions early, including slips, dropped balls and multiple interceptions.
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