MastheadOnline News RSS http://www.mastheadonline.com/rss/news.php MastheadOnline RSS en-us Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:40:22 EDT Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:36:59 EST http://www.mastheadonline.com circulation@masthead.ca webmaster@northisland.ca The EAT Journal launches in Victoria http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160722797.shtml Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:14:06 EST   Pacific Island Gourmet Publishing, publishers of EAT Magazine, has launching a new magazine entitled The EAT Journal. Printed on high quality, heavy, matte stock, The EAT Journal retails for $12 and is available in select bookstores, retail spaces, restaurants and online. The magazine will give readers a look into the unique food landscape in Victoria and Vancouver Island. Faith Today lets readers colour its cover http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160715734.shtml Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:58:00 EST   Faith Today, a Christian magazine, has joined the adult colouring book craze. Similar to Cottage Life’s summer 2016 cover, Faith Today is encouraging its readers to use their markers, crayons and pastels to colour in its original July/August cover. Readers can post their completed covers on the magazine’s facebook page for a chance to win a copy of Restore My Soul, a colouring devotional book by Montreal artist and author Ann-Margaret Hovsepian. NMAF produces portrait series http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160714825.shtml Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:15:34 EST Desmond Cole, Best New Magazine Writer, Toronto Life The National Magazine Awards Foundation has launched a portrait series showcasing this year’s National Magazine Award winners. With this series the organization aims to recognize the excellence in magazine, writing and art production, by discussing what makes for great storytelling. The photos were taken by Steve Goetz, and the interviews were conducted by Melissa Myers.   Visit the NMA website to view the series. A second series is also in the works, featuring some of the judges, board members and NMA staff. COPA deadline extended http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160712626.shtml Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:58:00 EST The final deadline for entires in the 2016 Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs) has been extended to Friday, July 15. Publishers can enter here, and visit the website for guidelines and instructions. Briarpatch surpasses fundraising goal http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160711687.shtml Mon, 11 Jul 2016 01:36:03 EST Late last month Briarpatch magazine asked its readers to help raise $15,000 by the end of July in order to keep the magazine from closing.  Readers answered by donating $18,340 as of July 6, surpassing its goal in only two weeks. Briarpatch is now aiming to raise $25,000 by July 30, stating, “With $25,000, we will have the capacity to implement incremental increases with the goal of doubling contributor rates by the November/December 2017 issue.” Read more here. No Canada Post lockout during negotiations http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160711677.shtml Mon, 11 Jul 2016 09:52:29 EST In what will come as good news to businesses who rely on its services, Canada Post has withdrawn its 72-hour notice to the CUPW. The announcement means there will be no lockout while both parties continue negotiations. In a statement posted on its website Canada Post says it is expecting the union to honour their public statements that they have no plans to strike during negotiations. NOW Magazine wants to hear from its readers http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160707675.shtml Thu, 7 Jul 2016 14:38:49 EST   In an effort to improve its reader experience, NOW Magazine has created a survey to discover what it’s demographic is interested in seeing in its publication. The survey will be available online for 60 days. Everyone who takes part will be entered into a draw to win a prize pack, which includes deals and offers that can be used around the city. Take the survey here. Magazines Canada wants you to read local http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160705764.shtml Tue, 5 Jul 2016 16:08:16 EST Magazines Canada has launched a national campaign to remind Canadians about our homegrown publications. The Canadian Magazine Mashup campaign was launched in stores on Canada Day, alongside the first video in an ongoing series, and a curated blog featuring Magazine Moment must-reads. Alberta Venture seeks reader feedback http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160705692.shtml Tue, 5 Jul 2016 12:06:40 EST  July 2016 issue of Alberta Venture In 2017, Alberta Venture magazine will be celebrating its 20th anniversary. In order to continue meeting its readerships needs, it is asking them to participate in a survey. The magazine and website is set to undergo a revamp, and the survey will help point the publication in the right direction. Readers will also have the opportunity to enter a draw  to win lunch with the magazine’s editors. Canada Post issues 72-hour notice to the CUPW http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160705657.shtml Tue, 5 Jul 2016 14:20:13 EST Both Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have released statements today, concerning contract negotiations. Canada Post states that the offers that were presented on June 25, 2016 is the company’s final offer and represents a “reasonable framework for settlements.” They also say that CUPW’s demands of more than $1 billion were unaffordable and therefore rejected those demands. Publishers prepare for possibility of Canada Post strike http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160627856.shtml Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:03:42 EST With news that a Canada Post strike may be imminent, the question for the publishing industry becomes, how will this disrupt my business? This morning (Monday, June 27) Canada Post released a statement explaining that while negotiations with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continues, a legal work disruption can happen, as early as July 2, 2016. Briarpatch at risk of closure http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160624727.shtml Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:07:53 EST Briarpatch in 1980, briarpatchmagazine.com Briarpatch magazine is calling on its readers to help raise $15,000 by July 30, “in order to stay upright.” The publication has a total annual budget of $148,000, which covers wages, printing costs, office expenses and overhead, contributor fees, distribution, and web hosting—but are now running on empty. There is currently only enough money in the budget to print the next issue. Canada's History and Kayak tie at Maggie Awards http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160623820.shtml Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:08:08 EST Both Canada’s History and Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids went home with the top prize at yesterday’s 2016 Manitoba Magazine Awards (also known as the Maggie’s). This is the first time in Maggie history that two publications have been presented with the award for Magazine of the Year. @CanadasHistory four Manitoba Magazine awards CCNA winners announced http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160620860.shtml Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:05:44 EST Newspapers Canada has announced the winners of its Canadian Community Newspaper Awards (CCNA), which were held in mid April. The CCNAs celebrate the best in community publishing from across the country, and are judged by panel of industry experts.   ReNew Canada appoints new editor http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160616791.shtml Thu, 16 Jun 2016 20:31:16 EST   ReNew Canada magazine, a bi-monthly business magazine that profiles design, construction, financing models and more behind infrastructure in Canada, has appointed Andrew Macklin as its editor. Macklin is now the fourth editor in the publications 11-year history. He will take over for Andre Voshart who has moved on to PwC.