Canadian Magazine Industry News
29 November 2013,     TORONTO
Briefs & Bookmarks: Frank, Nuvo, Chatelaine
is back after stopping in 2008, once again under the leadership of Michael Bate. Just in time for all things Rob Ford, the mag is available in print and online.

The revitalized Ottawa-based Frank skewers national news, media and politics, and was first unleashed in 1989. It is not to be confused with its Halifax-based progenitor, which has run since 1987.

Isabelle Peladeau, sister of former Quebecor prez Pierre Karl Peladeau, died in a car accident last Saturday. She was 55. Peladeau's publishing experience included a role as vice president of Quebecor's magazine division from 1994-2000; when she was 20, she founded Filles d'aujourd'hui magazine.

is celebrating its 15th anniversary. "Looking back, I remember the immense sacrifice and insurmountable obstacles. Yet the past 15 years have been the best of my life," writes founder Pasquale Cusano in his anniversary issue publisher's note.

The Crossing Guide, a new mag hailing from Washington state, aims to entice Metro Vancouver consumers with the wonders of stateside shopping. Happy Black Friday, everyone! The Canadian Press has more.

Officially a thing: Chatelaine fair trade coffee.
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