Advocacy Update: Creative Canada Policy Direction and NAFTA Cultural Exemption
Heritage Minister Affirms CPF Will Remain Primary Support Vehicle for Canadian Magazines
In a major speech on September 28, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, confirmed that the Canada Periodical Fund will remain the primary support vehicle for Canadian magazines. Read more.
Backgrounder from Canadian Heritage: Creative Canada
La ministre du Patrimoine canadien affirme que le FCP demeurera le principal véhicule de soutien aux magazines canadiens
Dans le cadre d’un discours important, l’honorable Mélanie Joly, ministre du Patrimoine canadien, a confirmé que le Fonds du Canada pour les périodiques demeurera le principal véhicule par lequel le gouvernement fédéral soutien les magazines canadiens et les journaux communautaires payants au Canada. En lire plus.
Document d’information de Patrimoine canadien : Canada créatif
Magazines Canada Calls for a Strong Cultural Exemption in NAFTA
As talks on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement continue, we express our full support for maintaining a strong cultural exemption in NAFTA, in line with the clear precedent set by other FTAs and the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Read more.
Canadian Magazines at FIPP World Congress
The largest and highest-profile magazine media event in the world starts its first full day of programming today—and Canadian magazines are there! Supported by Canadian Heritage and the OMDC, a delegation of Canadian magazine publishers is in London, UK attending the 41st annual FIPP World Congress today and tomorrow.
The Canadian delegation is made up of magazine professionals from across the country; from French and English titles, large and small; and from consumer, business media and arts & literary publications. There are also Canadian speakers on the program, sharing their perspectives with a global audience of more than 800 delegates. Read more.
You’re Invited: Showcasing Success
On November 2, we are hosting an inspiring evening of magazine success stories. Won’t you join us in Toronto? A panel of magazine professionals will share the stories behind their successful work and favourite projects. Read more.
Vous êtes invités : Réussites à l’honneur
Le 2 novembre, nous organisons une soirée inspirante sur l’histoire de réussites-magazine. Viendrez-vous vous joindre à nous à Toronto ? Une tribune de professionnels du magazine partageront les secrets de leurs travaux couronnés de succès et projets favoris. En lire plus.
Have you read our newest Hotsheets? Magazines Canada members have access to the latest installments, including:
Setting Up Shop: Selling Your Magazine Brand Online/ Mettre une boutique sur pied : La vente de votre marque de magazine en ligne: Matthew Blackett, publisher of Spacing, discusses why your online store is only your starting point.
Here Are Some Events We’re Supporting in October:
The Magazine Association of BC (MABC)’s annual professional development conference Magazines West returns October 26–27 in Vancouver. Registration is now open, with early bird rates until October 12! Read more.
The Canzine festival is coming up October 21 in Toronto, October 28 in Winnipeg, November 4 in Calgary, and November 5 in Vancouver. Canzine is hosted by member magazine Broken Pencil, and we are a proud sponsor of this year’s event! Read more.
Canadian Living Celebrates New Beginnings
With their October 2017 issue, Canadian Living introduces a fresh new look, with a new tagline—”Real life made simple”—and new and reinvigorated editorial sections, including Health & Fitness coverage, Fashion & Beauty, Home & Garden, and a Life & Community section. And, following reader feedback, recipes remain a key part of the magazine’s editorial. Read more.
Magazine Grands Prix Fellow Covers Climate Change for Briarpatch
We are happy to share an update on the recipient of the very first Magazine Grands Prix Fellowship, Laura Stewart! For four months this summer, Stewart worked with her host magazine mentors at Briarpatch on a series of long-form articles about Saskatchewan’s grasslands, climate change and the environment. Read more.