Canadian Magazine Industry News
3 March 2008,     MISSISSAUGA
Canadian Newsstand Awards now open for nominations

Publishers, circulators, editors, designers and newsstand managers can now enter their best performers in newsstand sales and cover design for the 2008 Canadian Newsstand Awards/Grand prix d’excellence en kiosque.


The cover competition is open to all English and French-language Canadian magazines and recognizes excellence in newsstand sales and cover. $15,000 worth of promotion credits for HDS Retail-owned stores and other prizes are available to be won.

Covers are judged based on total newsstand sales, sell-through percentages, newsstand promotions and overall appearance. Entrants compete in four categories, based on circulation size, from small to extra-large.

The entry deadline is Friday, April 11. Winners will be announced at a sreception on June 3 at Magazines University in Toronto. An exhibit of short-listed candidates will also be displayed during Mags U, June 2-4, as well as at the National Magazine Awards, June 6, at the Carlu.

For more information, contact Masthead publisher Doug Bennet at

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