Canadian Magazine Industry News
22 October 2014,     TORONTO
Family Communications has purchased Sampling Canada
Family Communications Inc—the publisher of parenting magazines for 65 years — has purchased Sampling Canada, publishers of the Canadian Diabetes Care Guide from owners Alan and Maureen Donaldson.

The Donaldson’s have owned Sampling Canada and published the Canadian Diabetes Care Guide and sampling kit for 20 years. The guide and kit are available in French and English in diabetes education clinics across the country. Family Communications has also acquired its newsmagazines, Diabetes Care News and Info diabète, which is published quarterly and distributed to diabetes educaters.

The English and French Fall/Winter 2014 editions of the Canadian Diabetes Care Guide

The publication aims to keep those newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes informed about their illness.

“We are uniquely positioned to champion the business; we have many years of experience in delivering quality information to niche consumers through our ParentsCanada Group of nine parenting publications,” Don Swinburne, President of Family Communications Inc said. “We will take Alan and Maureen’s business to the next level, starting with a fresh new design and a commitment to their digital channels.”

The Canadian Diabetes Care Guide will be digest-sized on 70 lb stock.

Family Communications Inc also publishes ParentsCanada, Me & Mom, Baby & Childcare Encyclopedia, Vervegirl, Prom Canada and Today’s Bride.

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