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Members Elect New Magazines Canada Board Chair

At our annual general meeting on June 13, 2017, members elected Scott Jamieson Chair of our national magazine association for the next two years. Scott is group publisher and director of content and engagement at Annex Business Media. He succeeds Past Chair Douglas Knight, outgoing president of St. Joseph Media. Read more.

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Upcoming Events

June 22: PEN Canada: Indigenous Voices Rising (Toronto)

June 23: AZ Awards Gala (Toronto)

June 28: 2017 CMC AGM and Social (Toronto)

Oct 9: FIPP World Congress (London)

Read our Feasibility Report on a Paid Internship Program

Earlier this year, we started a conversation about how magazines can continue to attract new, diverse, skilled talent. The results of that research are now available as we report on the feasibility of a paid internship program for the magazine industry. Based on the study’s findings, we plan to launch a pilot program in early 2018. 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.

Welcome New Magazines Canada Members!

We are happy to introduce you to seven new Magazines Canada members: BESIDE; Food for Life Report; Mountain Life Annual, Coast Mountains and Blue Mountains; PhotoEd and TEACH. From the MC team, a big welcome to our newest member magazines! Read more.

Heritage Report on Media and Local Communities

The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage has released its long-awaited report on media and local communities, called “Disruption: Change and Churning in Canada’s Media Landscape.” It is the outcome of a study that began in February 2016, heard from 131 witnesses and received many written briefs. Read more.

CASL Provision for Private Lawsuits Delayed Indefinitely

Your organization still needs to be fully CASL compliant by July 1, but the government recently announced that the law’s provision for private right to action has been suspended. This provision would have allowed for lawsuits against individuals and organizations for alleged CASL violations. Read more.

New Videos and White Papers on Magazine Publishing

We’ve added a ton of new resources to our site in the past week, including a white paper on the Arts & Literary Magazines Summit; a white paper and the keynote video from the Business Media Leadership Summit; and new speaker Q&As from MagNet 2017!

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