Canadian Magazine Industry News
8 May 2008,     TORONTO
Finalists announced for Canadian Newsstand Awards

Hello! Canada leads the pack of finalists for the 2008 Canadian Newsstands Awards, with four covers nominated in the "extra-large magazine" category. Also receiving multiple nominations were Maclean's, L'actualité, Toronto Life, Wish, Western Sportsman, Maisonneuve and This Magazine. The winners will be announced June 3 at Magazines University. The free reception begins at 5 p.m. in the Guildhall Room at the Old Mill Inn & Spa.

Winning magazines in most categories receive $3,500 each in credits towards promotional programs at newsstands owned by HDS Retail. The winner in the Small Magazine category wins $1,000 in credits, plus $500 cash.

Here are this year's finalists:

Best Newsstand Issue, Extra-Large Magazine (total circulation over 200,000):

  • Canadian Geographic - Jan/Feb 2007   
  • Chatelaine - May 2007   
  • Châtelaine - Nov. 2007   
  • Hello! Canada - Aug. 13, 2007   
  • Hello! Canada- Dec. 17, 2007  
  • Hello! Canada - Dec. 31, 2007   
  • Hello! Canada- Sept. 10, 2007   
  • Maclean’s - Aug. 6, 2007   
  • Maclean's - Oct. 1, 2007  

Best Newsstand Issue, Large Magazine (total circulation 75,000 to 199,999):

  • Fashion - Sept. 2007   
  • L'actualité - Dec. 15, 2007   
  • L'actualité - Sept. 15, 2007   
  • More - Spring 2007   
  • Outdoor Canada - Summer 2007   
  • The Hockey News Poolbook - 2007-08 
  • Today's Parent - Mar. 2007   
  • Toronto Life -Nov. 2007 
  • Toronto Life - Oct. 2007   
  • Toronto Life - Sept. 2007   
  • Wish - Sept. 2007   
  • Wish - Summer 2007   

Best Newsstand Issue, Mid-size Magazine (total circulation 10,000 to 74,999):

  • Cottage - Apr. 2007   
  • The Beaver - Aug/Sept 2007   
  • Vancouver's City Guide - 2008   
  • Vancouver's Eating and Drinking Guide - 2007   
  • Western Sportsman - Jul/Aug 2007   
  • Western Sportsman - Sept/Oct 2007   

Best Newsstand Issue, Small Magazine (total circulation under 10,000):

  • Canadian Aviator - May/Jun 2007   
  • Franchise Canada - Jul/Aug 2007   
  • Maisonneuve - Mar. 2007   
  • Maisonneuve - Nov. 2007   
  • This Magazine - Sept/Oct 2007   
  • This Magazine - Jul/Aug 2007

 

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