Awards were presented for excellence in magazine content published in 2020 in 22 Showcase categories and five Achievement award categories, including the out-of-province awards for Best Story from British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
•Edify was named Alberta Magazine of the Year. Judges said the magazine “has built on the success of its long-standing brand Avenue Edmonton to create a familiar yet surprising magazine.”
• Evan Osenton received the Editor of the Year award for his continued work at Alberta Views. • Alberta Best New Magazine was awarded to The Polyglot, a multi-lingual poetry magazine.
• British Columbia Magazine of the Year was The Tyee, an independent, online news magazine from B.C. founded in 2003.
• Saskatchewan Magazine of the Year went to Briarpatch, a magazine of politics and culture that prides itself on being fiercely independent and proudly polemical.
• Manitoba Magazine of the Year was Prairie Manufacturer, the magazine for Western Canadian manufacturing leaders.