Brush Up on CASL with Magazines Canada Resources
The deadline to full CASL compliance is fast approaching! On July 1, the transition period ends and the right to private action kicks in. If you’re looking to brush up on CASL compliance and make sure your magazine is on the right side of the law, take a look at our online resources to make sure you follow all the right steps. These include webinars, episodes of AudioMag, Hotsheets and our members-only Guide to Canada’s Anti-Spam Law. Read more.
June 15: Book Summit 2017 (Toronto)
June 23: 2017 AZ Awards Gala (Toronto)
Update on Canada Council Grant Applications
Following the news in April that the Canada Council for the Arts’ online applications portal would be delayed, there is confirmation from the Council that the portal will be open for applications as of June 5, 2017. We have the important dates and notes for Magazines Canada members. Read more.
Apply Today to the Travelling Consultants Program!
In case you missed the news, the Travelling Consultants Program will now be active throughout the year! What does this mean for members like you? We will continue to accept online application forms until all remaining program spots are filled, on a first-come first-served basis. Read more. En lire plus.
Last Chance to Participate in the Magazine Moment Campaign
Our consumer awareness campaign is in full swing across Canada until the end of May. Yes, that means our Genuine Canadian Getaway contest is ending in a few short days! Help support the campaign and reach Canadian magazine readers across the country. Read more.
2017 Hotsheets are Here to Help
Our 2017 Hotsheet series is officially rolling out! Coming up: information-packed professional development tip sheets by Carley Fortune on analytics for editors, Brian Kane on ad blocking, Nancy Parker on digital circulation, charles c. smith on diversity, Greg Salmela on sponsorship, and more. Read more.
New AudioMag: Stéphanie Verge on Publishing LGBTQ+
Niche publishing geared towards the LGBTQ+ community was the focus of “Queering the Media: The Making of a Magazine for LGBTQ+ Women” at MagNet 2017. We talk with the publisher of LSTW about the bilingual queer magazine for women, how it came to be and how this successful title thrives on a shoestring budget. Read more.
Reminder: OMDC Magazine Fund Deadline May 31
The OMDC is accepting applications from Ontario magazines for the Magazine Fund. Funds are provided to assist in the growth of businesses through new strategic initiatives that enable publishers to achieve business development and/or marketing objectives. The deadline to apply is May 31. Read more.