MastheadOnline News RSS MastheadOnline RSS en-us Tue, 31 May 2016 19:43:25 EDT Tue, 31 May 2016 19:38:40 EST Corporate Knights seek nominations for 30 under 30 Mon, 30 May 2016 17:35:48 EST The 2015 youth issue cover Corporate Knights magazine is dedicating its October 2016 issue to youth leading the way on sustainability issues. At the centre of this issue will be a top 30 under 30 list. Corporate Knights is looking for a variety of innovators including, social entrepreneurs, business leaders, budding politicians, impactful bureaucrats, up-and-coming scientists and innovative activists, who want to create a more equitable and sustainable economic system. Reminder: COPA early bird deadline June 3 Mon, 30 May 2016 16:06:20 EST   The 2016 Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs) early bird deadline is this Friday, June 3. The discount fee is $95 per entry. The OMDC magazine fund deadline approaches Fri, 27 May 2016 19:21:30 EST The OMDC Magazine Fund deadline is three days away. The fund supports the development of Ontario-based businesses by creating and implementing initiatives for publishers to reach their business and marketing goals. Help shape Canada's federal review of cultural policy Tue, 24 May 2016 16:57:36 EST  Mélanie Joly The Government of Canada is conducting a pre-questionnaire to learn about the difficulties associated with Canadian content creation, discovery and export in a digital world. The questionnaire comes after Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly recently announced that there would be a comprehensive review of Canada’s cultural policy, including the Copyright Act. #MagNet16 is two weeks away Tue, 24 May 2016 16:57:42 EST   MagNet is officially two weeks away. There is still time to register to attend one of the largest gatherings of magazine industry experts in North America.   Munro's Books is Canada's Retailer of the Year Fri, 20 May 2016 16:57:46 EST   Munro’s Books is Magazines Canada’s Retailer of the Year. Every year the organization recognizes a retailer “who actively cultivates the connection between consumers and Canadian magazines.”  The BC-based bookstore began carrying magazines in the 1990s. The award will be presented at the Magazines Canada reception on Thursday June 9, 2016 at MagNet, at the Courtyard Toronto. Read more about this year’s winner on the Magazine Canada website. CMG founder Rob Harris passes away Tue, 17 May 2016 16:57:51 EST   Rob Harris, founder, editor-in-chief and publisher of Canada Moto Guide (CMG), an online motorcycle e-zine, has passed away. According to the CMG website, Harris died in a motorcycle crash in Ontario on May 15, 2016. Friends and family have take to the CMG website to express their condolences. Finalists for the CSME Editors' Choice Awards announced Tue, 17 May 2016 19:12:44 EST   The Canadian Society of Magazine Editors (CSME) has announced the finalists for its annual Editors’ Choice Awards. Winners will be announced during MagNet at the CSME gala on Wednesday June 8, 2016. S/magazine appoints new editor-in-chief Tue, 17 May 2016 18:07:43 EST   S/magazine and have a new editor-in-chief. With over 10 years of experience writing for magazines including ELLE Canada, Fashion, The Kit, House & Home, The Globe & Mail and InStyle—Kristen Vinakmens will take the helm of the Contempo Media-published magazine. Vinakmens’ most recent position was editor-in-chief of Cosmetics magazine. ANNA Magazine enters the digital world Tue, 10 May 2016 10:58:27 EST   The last time Masthead spoke with Mari Loewen, founder and editorial director of ANNA Magazine, it was 2012 and she was holding a Toronto launch to expand her brand, after seeing success in Western Canada. Fast forward to 2016 and Loewen has launched her lifestyle platform, where her food-meets-inspiration publication will be available digitally. For Loewen, the move to the digital world wasn’t an easy one, but it was necessary. “It’s no secret that the print business is very difficult,” she said. “We were in the position where we had grants and things were more in our favour, and almost overnight these large bodies made choices that affected—especially someone that is an independent publisher. 35th annual AJAs winners announced Mon, 9 May 2016 20:11:03 EST  ECL won Gold for Best Cover The winners of the 35th annual Atlantic Journalism Awards were presented on Saturday May 7, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. The Gold and Silver award winners in the magazine categories are: Atlantic Magazine Article Gold: Stephanie Porter - Atlantic Business Magazine - St. John's, NL - Ancient Land, Modern Life Silver: Mary-Frances Lynch - Saltscapes Magazine - Halifax, NS  Healing Roots Mike Allen - Atlantic Salmon Journal - Chamcook, NB - River One Finalists for the 62nd annual CBM awards announced Fri, 6 May 2016 20:10:43 EST  Magazine of the year finalist The finalists for the 62nd annual Canadian Business Media Awards (CBM) have been announced. The CBM awards are presented in memory of Kenneth R. Wilson, and honour excellence in writing in B2B magazine publishing. Over 67 magazines entered this year’s competition. A total of 36 B2B magazines are nominated for awards in 21 written, visual and special categories. This year’s finalists for Magazine of the year are: BCBusiness, Marketing and The Medical Post. National Magazine Awards nominees announced Tue, 3 May 2016 15:17:57 EST The National Magazine Awards Foundation (NMAF) has announced the nominees for its 39th annual awards. According to the NMAF: This year, 184 Canadian magazines from coast to coast to coast—English and French, print and digital—entered the best of their editorial and design to the National Magazine Awards, submitting the work of more than 3000 writers, editors, photographers, illustrators, art directors and other creators. VICE Canada to unionize Tue, 3 May 2016 17:52:34 EST   The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) has applied to the Canada industrial Relations Board (CIRB) for the right to represent employees at VICE Canada. 2016 Emerge Media Awards winners announced Mon, 2 May 2016 17:11:45 EST The winners for the 2016 Emerge Media Awards were announced last week at a dinner organized by UofGuelph-Humber’s fourth-year Public Relations students.