Canadian Magazine Industry News
19 April 2013,     TORONTO
Briefs & Bookmarks: This, RRJ on Sharp, Get Out There
 
This Magazine
turns 47 and is seeking donations to help carry on for another 47 years. If it's able to raise $4,700, board member Evan Munday will scarf down 47 veggie dogs.

The Ryerson Review of Journalism
's story on Sharp mag, and its aspirations to be the Canadian GQ/Esquire, is now online

Projets verts - La vitrine de l'architecture durable au Québec, a site highlighting green architecture concepts and projects from the Quebec Association of Architects, was launched by TC Media's Constructo Group. The site is a complement to Voir vert magazine, its Bâtiment annual about buildings, and voirvert.ca

 
Get Out There
, for outdoor endurance sport enthusiasts, found it understandably tough to digest the news of the Boston Marathon bombing. So, it embraced that feeling and went quiet the following day. "We didn’t feel that our usual social media and news posts were appropriate. Frankly, the content just seems trivial," wrote publisher Marissa Schroder.

Yul Baritugo quit last month as editor of Living Today, a Vancouver-based Filipino Canadian magazine. He said publisher Reyfort Fortaleza's Coservative Party membership meant the mag, which recently ran a lengthy interview with Prime Minister Stephen Harper conducted by Fortaleza himself, could be too easily tainted by bias.

Canopy, a conservation group that advocates sustainable paper and publishing, withdrew from The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement, citing the pact's lack of meaningful results. Greenpeace Canada pulled out last year.
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