Canadian Publishing Industry News
15 January 2023,     TORONTO
Canadian Publishers Chase for Gold at the 2022 COPAs
The COPAs have become the preeminent industry showcase of the Canadian publishing industry in its 14th year. This year’s crop of COPA finalists had 72 publishers from across Canada. The publishers with the most finalist nominations include Discourse Community Publishing with 14 nominations for their various brands that include The Discourse (6), IndigNews (5), The Wren (2) and Sun Peaks (1). Next up was IT World Canada, UBC School of Journalism and University Affairs magazine all with eight nominations. See below for a full list.

The COPA 2022 Finalists chase for Gold will be revealed on February 9, 2023 at an hybrid event held at the Dim Sum King Restaurant in Toronto, with the live event being webcast on Zoom. The 2022 COPA event will cost $95 for the live event that will be an intimate dinner party with a 10 course meal. The webcast is $35. Tickets can be purchased at this link

Top Finalists
Discourse Community Publishing (14), IT World Canada (8), UBC School of Journalism (8), University Affairs magazine (8), York University (7), Narcity Media Group (6), Fête Chinoise(6)

Five Nominations
IMPACT Magazine, Sharp Magazine, Toronto Metropolitan University, TravelPulse Canada, Travelzoo, Village Media

Four Nominations
Centre for International Governance Innovation, Glacier FarmMedia, Queen's University, Today's Parent

Three Nominations
Black Press Media, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Legion Magazine, Conestoga College, Corus Entertainment, CRACKYL Media Inc., Lead Podcasting, Radio Canada International, MoneySense, Top Hat, URBANIA

Two Nominations
All Things Home Inc, Annex Business Media, BGP Publishing, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Foodism, Foodservice and Hospitality Magazine, Ideon Media, Krembil Brain Institute, Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association, Metro Media, Mount Royal University, Nunatsiaq News, NumériQ inc, Ontario OUT of DOORS,, Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, Workshop Magazine
Single Nomination
Apt613 Community Initiatives, Asparagus Media Ltd, Daily Hive, Broadview, Edmonton Community Foundation,, Esoterica Magazine, Environment Journal, Grenier aux nouvelles, Herb Communications, Hub Media Canada, Humber College, Longwoods Publishing Corporation, McGill University, MediaEdge Communications Inc, Harrowsmith Magazine, Today's Trucking, Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, PressProgress, Rogers Media, Sheridan College, So.da, Teach Magazine, The Institute for Research on Public Policy, The Walrus, University of King's College, West End Phoenix

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