MastheadOnline News RSS MastheadOnline RSS en-us Sat, 02 Jul 2016 03:19:21 EDT Sat, 2 Jul 2016 03:17:59 EST Publishers prepare for possibility of Canada Post strike Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:49:00 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 Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:01:13 EST Briarpatch in 1980, 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 Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:03:04 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 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:20:29 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 Thu, 16 Jun 2016 01:01:47 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. Brick appoints new publisher Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:10:32 EST  Laurie D. Graham Brick magazine has announced that its publisher Nadia Szilvassy will step down at the end of June. Szilvassy has been with Brick since 2007, when she served as managing editor. She became publisher in 2011. Taking over for Szilvassy, is poet and editor Laurie D. Graham. Graham was the circulation manager and assistant editor for the magazine from 2010 to 2014. OWL Magazine launches current affairs website Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:01:17 EST OWL Magazine has launched, a current affairs website to educate its demographic (9 to 13 year-olds) on recent events from across the globe.   Maisonneuve is the NMA Magazine of the Year Mon, 13 Jun 2016 08:12:21 EST Maisonneuve also won Silver for this cover in the Best Magazine Cover category Valued members of the Canadian magazine industry gathered at the Arcadian Court in downtown Toronto on Friday, for the 39th annual National Magazine Awards (NMAs). Author, public speaker and nine-time NMA winner Chris Turner, was the host for the evening. Gold, Silver and Honourable Mention awards were handed out  in 39 categories, as was over $50,000 in cash prizes. Maisonneuve was nominated for 18 awards this year and took home the coveted title of Magazine of the Year, (the third time since 2004) in addition to winning four gold awards and one silver. ELLE's Noreen Flanagan is the CSME Editor of the Year Fri, 10 Jun 2016 01:03:37 EST  Noreen Flanagan The Canadian Society of Magazine Editors held its annual Editors’ Choice Awards on Wednesday June 8, during MagNet.  ELLE Canada's Noreen Flanagan was named the 2016 Editor of the Year. According to one judge, “Each issue is like a fantasy vacation with your best friend—filled with pampering and fun, but punctuated with conversations about things that matter.” Winners announced for the 2016 CMC Awards Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:57:49 EST 2016 Volunteer of the Year: Chris Purcell during MagNet The Circulation Management Association of Canada (CMC) awards were presented on Wednesday during #MagNet16. The CMC’s celebrate important contributions made in the industry and promote innovation and ingenuity. Marketing is the CBM Magazine of the Year Thu, 9 Jun 2016 14:56:21 EST  Marketing team accepts their award The Canadian Business Media awards—formerly known as the KRW Awards— were handed out on Tuesday, celebrating the best in Canadian B2B publishing. Judges nominated 141 submissions from 36 different B2B magazines. Gold, Silver and Honourable Mention awards were presented in 21 written, visual, integrated and special categories at the Grand Banking Hall at One King West in Toronto. Sharpen your pencil crayons! #CottageLifeColours Tue, 7 Jun 2016 12:29:13 EST The adult colouring book craze has made its way into magazines. The Early Summer 2016 issue of Cottage Life features two covers: a photograph of a family running across a deck, and an intricate original drawing, created by artist Alëna Skarina mimicking the cover.   Langara Journalism Review celebrates 20 years Tue, 7 Jun 2016 16:47:00 EST   The Langara Journalism Review, a publication written, edited and produced by senior journalism students at Langara College, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The annual publication focuses on issues, trends, events and personalities in journalism in the media industry, specifically in Western Canada and the Pacific Rim. For those in search of a Curated Life Tue, 7 Jun 2016 09:59:05 EST  Issue One: The Start Up Issue Late last month Curated Life magazine was launched—for and by millennial women entrepreneurs. At the helm of the new Canadian publication is editor-in-chief Julene Chung. Masthead spoke to Chung in 2008, when she launched Luminosus, a lifestyle magazine for students and young professionals. In her new endeavour, Chung is aiming to create empowering lifestyle events and media content for women. Corporate Knights seek nominations for 30 under 30 Mon, 30 May 2016 12:29:32 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.