Mastering the Art and Craft of Feature Writing with Richard Warnica and Guests

The Alberta Magazine Publishers Association is proud to partner with the Pandemic University and McEwan University to bring acclaimed Toronto…

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DCH Launches Changing Narratives Fund Online Questionnaire

The Department of Canadian Heritage launched a questionnaire on November 16th with the aim of collecting ideas for the establishment…

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Submissions Open for the 2022-23 Alberta Magazine Awards

The Alberta Magazine Awards program honours and celebrates the work of magazine makers – the editors, art directors, writers, photographers,…

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Applications Open for Special Measures for Journalism 2022 (Canada Periodical Fund)

The Department of Canadian Heritage is now accepting applications for the Special Measures for Journalism component through its Canada Periodical…

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Read Alberta: Expanded Digital Collection Improves Access to Alberta Magazines

Oct. 24, 2022 (Calgary, Alberta). Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA) is pleased to announce that eMagazine titles from across the…

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Short Film Depicts the Making of a Caribou Hide Drum

A “happy little accident” has resulted in a short film that will make its world premiere for Chipewyan Prairie Dene…

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Play About a Promise Made and a Promise Broken Teaches Children about Reconciliation

Carousel Theatre for Young People in Vancouver is getting set to stage FROZEN RIVER NÎKWATIN SÎPIY, an award-winning play scheduled…

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Indigenous Organizations, Youth Honoured for Forest Industry Work

The Indigenous Resource Network (IRN) is a recipient of the Forest Products Association of Canada’s (FPAC) Partnership Award.

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Gary Farmer to Receive the Augie at imagineNATIVE

The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival has announced that actor and musician Gary Farmer will receive the 2022 August…

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New Four-Stamp Issue Features Work of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Artists

Canada Post unveiled today four new stamps that encourage awareness and reflection on the legacy of Indian residential schools and…

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“Mother Lode” Struck with Equity Partnership

Athabasca Indigenous Investments would like to see the equity partnership struck with Enbridge Inc. on seven existing pipelines in northern…

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New Books Celebrate West Coast Indigenous Art

New art books are being released this fall that showcase the works of legendary Northwest Coast First Nations artists.

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Treaty 8: A Partnership Between the First Nations Peoples and Settlers

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is located on Treaty 8 territory and respects the history, languages, traditions and cultures…

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Stepping Into My Identity

Read as Lauren Golosky examines what reconciliation means for her as she steps into her identity as an Indigenous woman.

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Walking in Two Worlds

“When we learn about the truth, the legacy and the impact that residential schools have had on Indigenous Peoples and…

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Cultural Resilience and Brilliance

Read a profile of Elder Lina Gallup, a survivor of a Residential School.

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A Conversation with Gaylene Weidlich

Read about the Buffalo Community Foundation with the Executive Director, Gaylene Weidlich.

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The Story Behind the Cover

Celebration in our culture is very important and for the most part we do that through dance and with song…

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Meet Alicia Hanton

Alicia Hanton, is a fashion model and line cook based out of the West Coast of so-called Canada. She is…

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Heart Medicine

Health is more than the food you consume and the calories you expend through exercise. Health encompasses everything, from the…

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Beginning a New Chapter

Fort McKay First Nation Involves Community Members and Promotes Programming Framework that Honours the Culture and Language for New K-9…

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Keyano College

Keyano College has a longstanding connection to the Indigenous Communities in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB). We should…

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Indigenous Cultural Corner

The Indigenous Cultural Corner, currently sponsored by Bouchier, was established at the Wood Buffalo Regional Library in 2014 as a…

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Recommended Reads

In honour of National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, check out a book to engage with the…

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Indigenous Education

Read how Fort McMurray Public School Division’s (FMPSD) thriving priority – Indigenous Education, and aligning activities are a difference-maker for…

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Bouchier Draws on Indigenous Wisdom

Corporate values are often the work of consultants and workshops, placed on websites and brochures—and occasionally just shelved. Bouchier has…

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Treading Tradition and Contemporary Success

Read three stories of Indigenous success in the Wood Buffalo region.

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Indigenous Owned Companies

 A History of the successes and continued contribution to the Wood Buffalo region. 

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kiskêyihtamowin

Read as Allison Flett and Jes Croucher reminisce about stories of connection told at kitchen tables.

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The Communities in the Region

Fort McMurray is the largest urban community in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and is located within the Wood…

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The History of the Region

Our region is vast in culture and diversity, with a rich Indigenous history that extends far before settlers arrived, learn…

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It’s Time: Talking About Reconciliation in Wood Buffalo

Elder Robert Cree from Fort McMurray 468 First Nation, Mayor Sandy Bowman, and Indigenous and Rural Relations (IRR) Director Dennis…

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A Conversation with Nicole Bourque-Bouchier

Read a conversation with Nicole Bourque-Bouchier, CEO and co-owner of Bouchier.

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The Roots of Wisdom

Owner/operator of the Yukon Soaps Company, Joella Hogan is on track to instigate change and raise awareness of the beauty…

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Sharing a Storied History

An award-winning Indigenous entrepreneur unites her passion and vision to bridge the past with the future.

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Casting A New Story

How twin sisters are sharing their Indigenous heritage through their inspirational handcrafted gold and silver jewellery and empowering their community.

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Matriarch Rishing: Vashti Etzel

A modern dene woman stands as testament to the power of sharing ancestral wisdom in an inspiring contemporary way.

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Spotlight on Amber Paquette

Read this interview with multidisciplinary artist, storyteller, Amber Paquette, the sixth Historian Laureate for the City of Edmonton.

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Taste of Culture: Elder in Residence Q&A

A member of the Saddle Lake Cree Nation, Nôhkom Jo-Ann Saddleback holds many important roles within Treaty 6 Territory. Read…

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A Lance of a Lifetime

Read the profile on Indigenous artist Lance Cardinal, The First Nations artist blazing his own path.

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Artists of a Feather

After her two children had grown up, Métis artist Pauline Nykolyshyn was looking for a change in direction. She found…

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Art as Intergenerational Ceremony

Read a Q&A with Dr. Lana Whiskeyjack.

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Crowfoot Comes Home

Repatriating a First Nation leader’s regalia from a British museum to the prairies.

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Are We Serious About Truth and Reconciliation?

“I feel more supported in my work because the TRC report exists, and because ordinary people are asking questions and…

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Inuk Warrior Princess: Marika Sila

Marika Sila remembers school as one of the first places she really began to think of her Inuit heritage. Growing…

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he Last Wish of a Cultural Giant

The Bow Valley lost one of its foremost Tribal Historians in 2021. Now the community is coming together to continue…

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Review of Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Ten

Read the review of Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent, by Liz Howard.

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Gordon Miller Art + Writing

Gordon Miller is a member of Mattagami First Nation, a Cree and Ojibwa visual artist and writer in Oakville, Ontario….

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Eddie Puskamoose Showers History at the Main Street ACE Hardware

Read the poem Eddie Puskamoose Showers History at the Main Street ACE Hardware by Dan Lockhart.

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A Land of Rich Traditions

Read how Indigenous chefs are looking to traditions to heal.

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Moving Forward With the Calls to Action

Education is essential on the path to reconciliation, the TRC emphasizes. But implementing the wide-ranging calls to action is a…

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‘We Need to Work Together. That’s How it was Meant to Be.’

An Elder talks about what the treaties mean to Indigenous peoples and what it means to teach and learn in…

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The Power of Creative Expression

In its journey across the country speaking to residential school survivors and other Canadians, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission recognized…

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A Hard Walk

The TRC laid out some difficult truths. Where do we go from here?

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Reading Toward Reconciliation and More

More than 70 of the 94 calls to action issued by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada involve education…

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More From the TRC

For seven years, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada – including Treaty 6 Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, ’67 BPE, ’75…

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Exposing Five Myths About Indigenous Peoples

Chelsea Vowel, ’00 BEd, ’09 LLB, speaks from the heart when she says myths about Indigenous peoples devalue the very…

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How to Take Part in a Round Dance

A round dance is a special traditional event in First Nations culture that brings people together “to heal, to honour…

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How We Can Work Together

For more than a decade, Pat Makokis and Fay Fletcher have worked together to bridge two worlds. A young educator…

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Indigenous on Campus

Three students and the director of the University of Alberta Aboriginal Student Services Centre talk about their experiences at the…

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A Call to Bear Witness

Nearly two years after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report, two of the TRC commissioners talk about what has…

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Indigenous Workers Tell Their Stories

Social sciences and humanities help us examine the challenges of energy systems. Take a look as alumni research the experiences…

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Whole Medicines

A traditional approach to caring for Indigenous and trans patients. James Makokis, ’04 BSc(Nutr/Food), is many things: a doctor, a…

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What if Here is All We Have?

If you can’t travel widely, travel deeply. What if this place is all there is? Amiskwaciy-wâskahikan, this place where Edmonton grew,…

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Five Things I’ve Learned About Good Fire

Growing up in Whitecourt, Alta., Amy Cardinal Christianson, ’03 BSc(Hons), ’11 PhD, was no stranger to wildfires. The familiar grey-green haze…

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Alberta Magazine Awards Winners Announced

Calgary, September 22, 2022 — The best and brightest talents in the Alberta magazine industry gathered in Calgary on Sept….

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DCH Launches Magazine Market Study

The Department of Canadian Heritage (DCH) is undertaking research studies on the Canadian magazine industry. These studies will allow federal…

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Freyja Catton

 Edmonton, AB Hello! My name is Freyja T. Catton, and I’m a writer, researcher, and artist based in Edmonton, AB….

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Registration Open for the 2022 Alberta Magazines Conference!

The Alberta Magazines Conference 2022 is back and in person! Join us Thursday September 22 and Friday September 23 at Grey Eagle Resort and Casino in…

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How to Turn a Great Idea into a Merch Business…from Scratch

If you spent 2020 worrying that too much of your business strategy is tied to one or two revenue streams,…

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The News/Media Alliance Releases the 2021 Factbook

For more than 25 years, MPA – The Association of Magazine Media – has documented in their Factbook the ongoing…

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How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

  If you spent 2020 worrying that too much of your business strategy is tied to one or two revenue…

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Update: Timing of Aid to Publishers Funding

Update on the Canada Periodical Fund – Aid to Publishers 2022-23 The Department of Canadian Heritage (DCH) have announced that…

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Angie Rodgers

 Calgary, AB The majority of my work is with The Flow magazine, published by Glass Patterns Quarterly. The Flow is…

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Applications Open for Magazine Publishers Operating Grant Program (Alberta Media Fund)

The GoA Magazine Publishers Operating Grant Program is now accepting applications and replaces the Cultural Industry Organization Operating Grant, which has…

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Spicing Up Spreads

Charlene Rooke takes you through 50 tips on how to improve your magazine’s format and create great branded content that…

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Ladies Corner

Ladies Corner Canada Media Ltd., now in its third year, is a glossy quarterly magazine for women. Founded in 2019,…

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2022 National Magazine Awards Finalists Announced

On 3 May, 2022, the National Magazine Awards Foundation unveiled their list of 199 finalists. Submissions came from magazines from…

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Canadian Newsroom Diversity Survey

The Canadian Association of Journalists’ first annual diversity survey includes data from 3,873 journalists working in 209 newsrooms nationwide. It…

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Theresa Muth

Parkland County, AB I am a freelance photographer based out of Parkland County, Alberta. My area of specialty is landscape…

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Applications Open for the Canada Digital Adoption Program

The Department of Canadian Heritage is now accepting applications for the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s Canada Digital Adoption…

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Applications Open for Cultural Industry Organizations Project Grant (Alberta Media Fund)

The Cultural Industries Organization Project (CI-OP) Grant program is now open for applications. The application intake will close on 1 June,…

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10 Reasons You Should Attend the 2022 Publishers’ Summit!

The 2022 Publishers Summit is back by popular demand! And it has been planned as an exclusive opportunity for publishers,…

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Cultural Industry Organizations Operating Grant (Alberta Media Fund) Program Update

The Cultural Industries branch has been working with industry stakeholders to review the Cultural Industry Organization Operating Grant. While the…

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Info Edmonton Magazine

YOUR LOCAL DINING, ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE Since 1987 our passion has remained steadfast: to promote our city and support…

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Margarita Wilson

 Leduc, AB Coming from a museum background, I’ve been working in the magazine industry for the past year. I have…

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Alberta Craft

Alberta Craft Magazine is published by the Alberta Craft Council, a non-profit Provincial Arts Service Organization dedicated to promoting, developing…

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Welcome to Our Newest Members!

AMPA is pleased to welcome four new members to our association! These new member magazines are Alberta Craft, Mountain Life:…

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The Sprawl

IN-DEPTH CALGARY JOURNALISM The Sprawl connects Calgarians with their city—and each other—through in-depth, curiosity-driven journalism. Every month, we focus on…

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Ripple of Change

YOU ARE NEVER TOO SMALL TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. #STARTARIPPLE TODAY! Ripple of Change is a magazine built to inspire…

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Jesse-James Finnman

 Calgary, AB Freelance photographer taking photos of local landscapes, and architecture. I enjoy any type of outdoor activity, camping, fishing,…

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Mountain Life Rocky Mountains

CONNECTING PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE TO THE MAGIC OF THE MOUNTAINS. MOUNTAIN LIFE is a semi-annual free magazine…

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Pilot Study on Everyday Well-being Launched

Statistics Canada is conducting a Pilot Study on Everyday Well-being, in collaboration with Canada Council for the Arts and Canadian…

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Kimberly Gunn

 Cochrane, AB I specialize in print. For seven years I self-published the visitor guide for Cochrane, AB (“Alternate Routes), managing…

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Workplace Mental Wellness Resources

Click to view. During the November 2021 webinar, Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace with Tiana Field-Ridley of the Mental Health…

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DE&I Resources for Magazine Media Leaders and Teams

Black, Indigenous and People of Colour have found it difficult to find representation in the media. At a time when…

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Training for Magazine Media Professionals with Elise Ahenkorah

  Black, Indigenous and People of Colour have found it difficult to find representation in the media. At a time…

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Deadline Extended for the Special Measures for Journalism Component of the CPF

The federal Special Measures for Journalism fund application deadline has been extended to Monday, 6 December, 2021 at 5 pm…

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IMPACT Magazine Celebrates 30 Years!

The 30th Anniversary Edition of IMPACT is Here IMPACT Magazine is celebrating 30 years with a special gatefold cover dedicated…

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Colin Gallant

 Calgary and Edmonton, AB Hi, I’m Colin! I’m an experienced, writer, editor, proofreader and fact-checker who has been working in…

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