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11 December 2018,    

State of The Media Report

 
 
 
Cision  surveyed 1,355 journalists from across seven countries on their perception of the media and communications industries to craft the State of the Media Report 2018. 
Results include,being accurate is more important than being first. Journalists are concerned about fake news and trust in the media.Reporters and editors still trust the press release the most. PR professionals are being asked to provide accurate,

11 December 2018,     TORONTO

Weddingbells Launch Awards Program

 
 
Brand extension into awards business
 Weddingbells has announce the launch of the Weddingbells Canadian Wedding Awards.The Weddingbells Canadian Wedding Awards  will recognize the best in bridal products and services across 18 categories, from cakes to photographers, videographers, planners, florists, designers, venues and more.
The awards will be judged  in early January, and winners will be announced in all 18 categories—including the eastern, central and western Canada regional.

6 December 2018,    

PurchasingB2B Relaunches as Supply Professional

Relaunched Supply Professional
Relaunched Supply Professional
PurchasingB2B  publication and its website have been renamed, redesigned and relaunched with its new identity, Supply Professional.The publication has undergone several transitions—originally published as Modern Purchasing then PurchasingB2B—to reflect the changing needs of its readers and developments in the industry. For over 60 years, Supply Professional magazine (formerly PurchasingB2B) has reached  supply professionals.

6 December 2018,     TORONTO

The 10th Anniversary 2018 COPAs is a Wrap

 

The Canadian Online Publishing Awards celebrated its 10th Aniversary on November 14 at the historic Eglinton Grand in Toronto. The winners this year came from across the country with Western Canada getting 11 Golds, 11 Silvers; Ontario had 20 Gold and 21 Silver; Quebec 11G, 9 Silver; and the Maritimes 2G and 1 Silver. 

6 December 2018,     OTTAWA

Magazines On The Hill

Celebrating Canadian Magazines on the Hill
Celebrating Canadian Magazines on the Hill
Canadian magazine media gathered November 27, 2018 for a "Magazines on the Hill" reception in Ottawa organized by Magazines Canada and hosted by Julie Dabrusin, MP for Toronto—Danforth and Chair of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.Part of the annual Ottawa meeting of the association's Board of Directors, the reception  with senior leaders from across the Canadian magazine media sector gathering with Members of Parliament, Senators, Department of Canadian Heritage officials and influential Ottawa decision-makers who are responsible for Canada's cultural policy and programs.

6 December 2018,     TORONTO

Weddingbells Cover for 2019

 
Weddingbells  Spring & Summer 2019 issue hits newsstands December.Photography by Alvaro Goveia. Editor and creative producer, Alison McGill. Styling by Tara Williams. Hair by Sean Dawson, Electric Hairdressing London. An  interview with Meghan Markle’s wedding-day makeup artist Daniel Martin, who spills the secrets of how to create the royal bride’s now-famous no-makeup makeup look.

17 November 2018,     TORONTO

Newcom Buys Canadian Insurance Top Broker

 
 
Canadian Insurance Top Broker
 Newcom Media has announced the acquisition of Canadian Insurance Top Broker from TC Media. Founded in 1905 as Office & Field magazine, Canadian Insurance Top Broker is a national publication for brokers and other insurance professionals . The “CI Top Broker” family includes a monthly magazine, website, daily electronic newsletter, annual directories and the Top Broker Summit, an annual conference where  brokers connect with insurance carriers. 

17 November 2018,     VANCOUVER

BC Launches Publishers Travel Program

 
Creative BC has launched a new Magazine Publishers Travel Support Program. This program provides financial support for B.C. magazine publishers to promote their publications to new audiences throughout Canada and around the globe.  Companies with successful applications will be allotted up to $3,000 per fiscal year to attend specified markets

24 October 2018,     TORONTO

COPA State of Digital Seminar - How to Sell Ads in the Digital Age

 
The COPAs has released its State of Digital Ad Seminar panel that is scheduled for Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Eglinton Grand in Toronto from 4-6pm as part of the 10th Anniversary COPA Awards event. This will provide tips for your ad sales teams for the digital age with speakers from the Ad tech world, Chris Sharpe,

26 September 2018,     TORONTO

COPA 2018 Finalists Released. A spotlight on Canadian talent

 

The COPAs is a national awards program and celebration for all the outstanding digital publishing professionals in Canada.  The finalists for the 2018 Awards were posted on the COPA web site  Click here to see the finalists. In its 10th year anniversary the COPAs has become the badge of honour in the Canadian publishing industry for excellence in online content. 

One of the more notable entries in the Academic division is written by Cory Morrison a student from Sheridan College who lives with autism and his article  - “The journey of autism services “ is a finalist in the Best Article category. Another first this year were entries from a bilingual Chinese culture magazine Fete Chinoise that is  finalist in the Best Niche Website and Best investigative Article in the Consumer division

 

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