Canadian Magazine Industry News
22 December 2015,     TORONTO
Our top 10 stories of 2015
Another year has come and gone and a lot has changed in the magazine industry. We’ve checked our stats and have pulled together the 10 stories that saw the most traffic on Masthead this year.

And they are: 
My Passion Media Inc., appoints Terrilyn Kunopaski editorial director of its travel and leisure department. Prior to the position Kunopaski was the editorial director and business manager at Logimonde Media.

Canadian Living gave its subscribers a little something new for its June issue. It switched out the food-focused cover its known for and instead featured actor and health advocate Lisa Ray. The newsstand version stayed traditional, it featured a chocolate cake. 

Kristen Eppich joined the House & Home and Maison & Demure magazine family as food editor. Eppich previously held positions at The Globe & Mail and Canada AM.

Declining sales push Flare to shut down the print edition of its magazine. Group publisher Melissa Ahlstrand speaks to the Globe about its social media strategy as its digital circulation has grown.

Tracy Chappell, senior editor at Today’s Parent passed away unexpectedly in her sleep. She is remembered by colleagues/friends on the publications website. 

Chatelaine’s editorial director Lianne George is promoted to the editor-in-chief position. George replaced Karine Ewart who was appointed in January last year. 


Six Chatelaine staff members are let go as the magazine "moves into a new direction."

St. Joseph Media appoints Duncan Clark (left) vp of strategic development; Jacqueline Loch is appointed vp of content solutions; and Douglas Kelly becomes the senior vp of strategic content labs. Debra Rother and Lindsay Wells leave the organization. 

Annex Business Media and Newcom Business Media acquire 67 trade media publications and related digital assets from Glacier Media Inc’s Business Information Group (BIG) for $19.65 million.
The magazine lets go 25 staff members—many of them senior staff members—one year after being acquired by the TVA Group.
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