Canadian Magazine Industry News
27 November 2009,     CREEMORE, ONT.
Holmes magazine launches
With an autograph signing session by the cover boy Mike Holmes last week at Toronto’s Union Station, Holmes magazine launched its first issue. Published by Dauphin Media Group, the magazine is distributed by TransMedia Group and printed in Canada.
Mike Holmes signing copies at Gateway Newsstands
Mike Holmes signing copies of Holmes magazine at Gateway Newsstands

Communications director Maud Martinsen said the audience for the magazine is anyone who owns a home and plans to renovate or build new. “The magazine is all about providing homeowners with the necessary information to comfortably hire the right contractor to do the right job.”

With a cover price of $5.95 and a circulation of 75,000 for the first issue Martinsen says the book would like to reach 250,000 over the next couple years. The first perfect-bound issue has 124 pages including cover and 41 pages of advertising which includes a few pages of ads for Holmes’s other projects.

The Dauphin Media Group also publishes Canadian Architecture & Design magazine.
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