Canadian Publishing Industry News
14 June 2021,     CALAGARY
Alberta Magazine Awards Winners
The Alberta and western provinces magazine industry gathered online on June 3 to honour the winners of the Alberta Magazines Awards hosted by Alberta journalist, author and magazine lover Omar Mouallem.

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.


See the full list of Showcase Awards finalists and winners and Achievement recipients by viewing the Winners and Finalists document. Read their award-winning entries online.

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