Canadian Magazine Industry News
14 June 2011,     TORONTO/VANCOUVER
People in Publishing: Changes at The Walrus, Today's Parent, CAMagazine
Karine Ewart, former editor-in-chief of Fashion 18 in Toronto, has taken over Today's Parent Group in the same role. Ewart replaces Caroline Connell who left the position earlier this year.

Kyle Carsten Wyatt has been appointed as managing editor of The Walrus, replacing Jared Bland who is leaving June 24 to join House of Anansi Press as managing editor.

Okey Chigbo was promoted to editor at CAmagazine. Chigbo has been with the magazine for 13 years. He was interim editor since last July.

John Clinton, who served as senior vice-president of digital solutions and new media at Transcontinental Media, as well as president of Grey Worldwide Canada, is now CEO of public relations firm Edelman Canada. He begins his new post Aug. 17.

Lance Neale, who many will remember as the former publisher of Hockey News and Vancouver magazine among other titles, is now president of Station X, a strategic marketing firm in Vancouver.

Carla Warrilow, formerly a writer for Where Toronto and Snap (an arts/culture magazine in Montreal), has joined BizBash Media as Toronto Bureau Chief.

Richard Willingham, president of Toronto-based agency Motum b2b, was elected chairman of BPA Worldwide. He will serve as chairman for BPA's fiscal year of 2011-2012.

Lesley Ellen Mirza, editor in chief of Lipstick Powder N Paint, is one of nine beauty bloggers (and the lone Canadian) who has teamed up with MAC Cosmetics on a special beauty collection. The collection will be offered as an online exclusive on MAC's website as of June 21.

Kerry Slavens of YAM magazine
Kerry Slavens of YAM magazine
Kerry Slavens
, formerly of Artemis PR and Design, is now the associate editor for YAM magazine. Slavens will assist editor Carolyn Camilleri to manage content and expand social media presence.

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