MastheadOnline News RSS MastheadOnline RSS en-us Sat, 14 Dec 2019 11:21:04 UTC Sat, 14 Dec 2019 06:14:17 EST Publishers Looking For New Printer Thu, 12 Dec 2019 22:04:33 EST One P.E.I publications looking for a new printer  The closure of the Transcontinental printing plant in Borden-Carleton, P.E.I., has left some the Island's publications looking for alternatives.The  number one concern right now is getting things across a bridge when the weather is not good. Currently, the plant prints local publications, including: West Prince Graphic, Eastern Graphic,  Island Farmer, County Line Courier,The Buzz P.E.I.,Salty Magazine,   La Voix Acadienne , The Employment Journal,  Penny Saver P.E.I.. Provincial Magazine of the Year Added To Awards Wed, 11 Dec 2019 21:17:13 EST   The Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA) is pleased to announce the addition of three new provincial Achievement Awards categories to its 2020 Awards season: BC Magazine of the Year, Manitoba Magazine of the Year, and Saskatchewan Magazine of the Year.   Recognizing the stellar content produced throughout Western Canada, AMPA is expanding its borders and inviting magazines published in Western provinces to submit entries to Magazine of the Year categories. Federal Support For Magazines ? Tue, 10 Dec 2019 22:54:23 EST   Magazines Canada is collecting key statistical data across the industry, on a random and aggregated basis, to inform policy-makers and shape the positions we take on major issues, such as the ongoing modernization of the CPF. Even if you do not receive funding from the CPF, the Canada Council for the Arts, or other government bodies, your data could expand magazine programs and supports. Talent Canada New Launch By Annex Mon, 9 Dec 2019 01:35:42 EST   January 2020 cover Annex Business Media publications has launch of Talent Canada, a new publication with a mandate of educating senior business leaders about the importance of investing in people. The print and digital edition of the magazine – published quarterly – is being launched at the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Conference & Tradeshow in January at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Annex has partnered with HRPA to distribute the magazine Weddingbell's 35th Anniversary Issue Thu, 5 Dec 2019 04:43:48 EST     Weddingbells is celebrating it's 35th anniversary with the Spring & Summer 2020 issue (on newsstands December 5th),  with inspiration and the freshest wedding ideas for a brand-new decade.  Stories like “Country Strong,” where they showcase the season's best bridal looks that are a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll. StarMetro to publish final free commuter print editions in five Canadian cities Wed, 4 Dec 2019 22:54:22 EST Bought by Torstar 8 years ago and rebranded StarMetro Torstar is ceasing publication of the print editions of the Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto and Halifax StarMetro papers effective December 20. “We are going digital-only outside of Ontario as more and more of our commuter readers are using their smartphones, laptops and tablets to access their news on their way to and from work. This trend, coupled with a corresponding decline in print advertising volumes, Dollco Now An Independent Magazine Printer Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:20:59 EST   Dollco Ottawa Plant An investment group led by Direct Response Media Group  has acquire the assets and ongoing business interests of Lowe-Martin's web magazine printing business. The company, led by CEO Patrick Periard, is operating  under the name Dollco Print Solutions Group. Lowe-Martin's magazine division printed over 350 magazines .  All staff from the magazine printing division transferred over to the new company . Also included is all the web offset equipment at the St. Laurent facilities .  Lowe-Martin bought Dollco Printing a magazine printer back in April of 2012. Observer Becomes Broadview Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:21:21 EST New name and design Canada's oldest continuously published magazine is new again. With fully redesigned and renamed Broadview magazine . Broadview, formerly known as The United Church Observer, brings a progressive Christian lens to spirituality, ethical living and social justice stories, while continuing to deliver news and views about The United Church of Canada. This is the fourth name in the magazine's 190-year history. Broadview has been launched with the publication's May 2019 issue. Pierre Marcoux Buys Benefits Canada Fri, 27 Sep 2019 16:00:38 EST   Benefits Canada, Canadian Investment Review, Les Affaires and several other  business properties have been sold to Contex Group Inc., a  media company headed by Pierre Marcoux, son of Transcontinental founder Remi Marcoux.Transcontinental  said most of the employees in the divested businesses will be retained by the new owners but that about 20 people will have their employment let go. John Galbraith Closing Publishing Company and Retiring Sun, 7 Jul 2019 23:21:02 EST After 40 years of magazine publishing  John H. Galbraith  publisher of magazines and directories for the Canadian printing industry, has announced the closing of Galbraith Publishing Co., and his retirement after more than 40 years of advertising and publishing executive experience in various industries in primarily in the printing and publishing industries. Publisher of Maclean Hunter's Canadian Printer & Publisher for 18 years, New Group Publisher at Annex Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:21:57 EST Todd Humber , Group Publisher  Annex Business Media has appointed Todd Humber to the role of Group Publisher.Reporting to chief operating officer Scott Jamieson. Todd has extensive experience in B2B and mainstream media. He started his career as a junior at the Woodstock Sentinel-Review and served as editor of the Oshawa News and senior editor of the Port Hope Evening Guide and Cobourg Daily Star. He spent the last two decades of his career at Thomson Reuters, serving most recently as publisher and editor-in-chief of Canadian HR Reporter Emma Reddington is New Editor-in-Chief House & Home Tue, 11 Jun 2019 23:05:34 EST Emma Reddington Editor-in-Chief The new Editor-in-Chief of House & Home magazine and Maison & Demeure, its French language sister publication, is Emma Reddington. Her resume includes several years working as a food and prop stylist before becoming an exhibition designer at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Always a fan of media and especially magazines, Emma then joined the editorial team at Chatelaine in 2013 where she became Home Director, before moving to House & Home Media. Emma is best known for her popular home decorating blog, COPA Call for Entries is Now Open Wed, 22 May 2019 20:28:38 EST   The 2019 COPA Awards program this year has been tweaked to reflect the needs and trends of the industry.After consultation with key members of the judging panel and publishers, this year the COPAs will put a stronger focus on the various channels content is published on and we will have awards for print and digital; email; digital editions; mobile apps and website. These channel categories will allow publishers to demonstrate some of their digital wizardry and design skills. The Social Media and Brand Content categories been tweaked to accommodate the growing use of influencer campaigns. Sharine Taylor Is Magazines Canada Fellows Fri, 19 Apr 2019 20:28:50 EST Sharine Taylor of Bashy Magazine Magazines Canada has announce that the third annual Magazines Canada Fellow is Sharine Taylor, a Toronto-based music and culture writer and editor. She is also the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of BASHY Magazine, a quarterly print and digital publication made by and for Jamaica and its diaspora. Currently a contributing writer at Noisey, she has written on and about Jamaica and Caribbean music, culture and news, and her bylines have appeared on Dazed, Nylon, The FADER, Hazlitt, Shondaland, ReWire, BuzzFeed, Pitchfork, in addition to many other notable publications. National Paid Internship Program Announced Wed, 1 May 2019 20:29:31 EST     Applications are now open for Canadian magazine publishers to participate in Magazines Canada's 2019 National Paid Internship Program.The National Paid Internship Program offers participating publishers funding to reimburse 50% of the salary and payroll benefit expenses for a full-time internship position of up to six months. Made possible with support from the Government of Canada via the Department of Canadian Heritage's Canada Periodical Fund,