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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Strategic Advertising Sales Rep – Trailblazher (Contract)

Location – Calgary (Remote) Company Description Trailblazher Co. is a multi-platform brand that serves enterprising, rural women and their rural…

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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

INDEPENDENT CALGARY JOURNALISM The Sprawl is independent local journalism. It’s crowdfunded, ad-free, and made in Calgary a reinvention of news…

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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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Mount Royal University Practice Interviews

Mount Royal University is looking for help with their upcoming November practice interviews for their Journalism and Digital Media students….

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DCH Announce the Launch of Aid to Publishers Component for 2022-2023

The Department of Canadian Heritage (DCH) have announced that the 2022-2023 Application Guidelines and application form for the Aid to…

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Creative Calgary and #ArtsVoteYYC

Calgary’s municipal election is coming up on 18 October, 2021. In preparation for this election, Creative Calgary has compiled an…

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Aaren Abigail Atmadja

 Calgary, AB Abigail is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in BA Communication and Media Studies at the University of Calgary….

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The State of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in the Canadian Magazine Industry – Survey Results

L’état de la diversité, de l’inclusion et de l’équité dans l’industrie canadienne des magazines : rapport d’enquête Events in Canada,…

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It Takes a Village to Build a Village

“Community support vital to the work of Edmonton’s Cardinal siblings It may seem counterintuitive, but one day Jacquelyn and Hunter…

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Spirit of the Stone

“Storied journey of papamihaw asiniy continues Centuries ago, a fireball streaked through the Alberta sky, crashing into the prairie overlooking…

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A Gas Station with a Difference

“The Papaschase replant their century-old roots It may look like just a gas station, but it is a project more…

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Changing Convention

“Twenty years after his first foray into Edmonton’s music and dance scenes, Matthew Wood continues to inspire collaboration — and…

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Water Power

“Idle No More emerged in late 2012 as a grassroots, Indigenous-led social movement founded by four Saskatchewan women to fight…

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The Cardinal Rules of Cooking

“Throughout His Life, Curtis Cardinal has witnessed firsthand the impacts of addiction. Today, as the owner of Tee Pee Treats,…

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The Art of Reconciliation

“Back in 2011, there were many calls to tear down the mural in the Grandin LRT station for its portrayal…

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Regalia Reimagined

“For millenniums, Indigenous peoples have used clothing, textiles, jewellery and accessories to celebrate, commemorate, denote status and share stories. The…

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Imagining Treaty 6

“‘We wish to acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 land…’ I always felt uneasy at those moments — “to…

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Portal Open for Alberta Media Fund’s Cultural Industry Organizations Operating Grant

The  Cultural Industry Organizations Operating Grant submission system is now open and submission through the online grant application system is…

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Gordon Miller: A Quest

“A Quest” by Gordon Miller, who is a visual artist and writer of white and native descent, living and working in…

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Ociciwan Opens A new Indigenous-Run Space in Amiskwacîwâskahikan – a.k.a. Edmonton – Focuses on Place and Relationship in its First Show

“For the last five years, amidst delivering everything from art shows across the country to a double vinyl album of…

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Lauren Crazybull: Alberta’s First Official Artist in Residence Creates Territories in Sound.

“Lauren Crazybull considers the relationships between place, language and sound in work made last year as Alberta’s first official artist…

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Kiona Ligtvoet: Tenderness, Care and a Complicated Sadness.

“The title of Kiona Ligtvoet’s show, These Are the Things, on view at Latitude 53 in Edmonton until June 19, comes…

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Review of Honouring the Strength of Indian Women: Plays, Stories, Poetry

“Vera Manuel (1948-2010) was an Ktunaxa-Secwepemc writer at the forefront of Residential School writing who did tremendous work as a…

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Let’s Walk the Talk to End Racism

“When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, my daughter and six-year-old grandson, Atayoh, moved back to Saddle Lake Cree Nation so we…

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Our Collective Mother and Why We Should All Care

“Story has the potential to take us on winding, bumpy roads, and my life’s journey has done that for me,…

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How To Be a Better Treaty Person

“Most Indigenous people know that their ancestors envisioned a strong future for them through treaty negotiations, says Chelsea Vowel, ’00…

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Understanding Treaties Is Essential to Understanding

“Both my husband and I grew up in families that hunted wild game, mainly moose, for our primary meat source….

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Grad Set to Establish Edmonton’s First Urban Reserve

“Enoch Cree Nation chief sees real estate development as ‘reconcili-action’ Located between the hectic Anthony Henday Drive to the west…

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Life Lessons from Ultramarathons (Even if You Never Plan to Run One)

“‘You really dig deep and know what you’re made of’ Fun is subjective. There may be no stronger proof of…

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Stronger Together

“The Circle for Indigenous Relations, Airdrie & Area (CFIRAirdrie) is a grassroots community-driven initiative that is bringing Indigenous and non-Indigenous…

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Member Spotlight: IMPACT Magazine Shifted to ‘Community Service Mode’ to Support Health and Fitness Industry

By Sarah Moore When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the health and fitness industry was shut down almost completely. With most…

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Member Spotlight: Melanistic Magazine Making Space for Black Representation

By Sarah Moore It’s a small magazine, measuring only 14 cm by 21.5 cm, but Melanistic Magazine is doing big…

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Member Spotlight: GrainsWest Keeps Pace With Changing Farm Industry

By Sarah Moore Four years into his role as editor of GrainsWest, a magazine for Alberta farmers, Ian Doig says…

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Member Spotlight: New Forum Strikes Balance Between Roots and Present

By Sarah Moore In non-pandemic times, Loft 112 is full of creative frenzy. The space in Calgary’s East Village hosts…

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Member Spotlight: GarageShots Magazine Expands into the U.S. Market

By Sarah Moore In December 2019, American company TEN Publishing announced that it was discontinuing 19 of its 22 automotive…

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DCH Announces Creative Export Canada (CEC) Launch – Cohort 2022-2023

The new Creative Export Canada program (CEC) application package is now available on the Creative Export Canada webpage. Before submitting your application: Please…

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Member Spotlight: On Spec Publishes Stories with Power

By Sarah Moore Diane Walton has worked with On Spec since it began publishing over 30 years ago. The managing…

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Member Spotlight: Galleries West Is Experimenting with New Forms of Online Content

By Sarah Moore Reflecting on the past year, Galleries West publisher Tom Tait says he’s glad he got out of…

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Member Spotlight: Funicular Editors Keep Personal Touch with Submission Changes

By Sarah Moore When Jeremy Bibaud and Jason Lee Norman started Funicular, they wanted to read and interact with every…

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Member Spotlight: Resiliency and Creativity of Local Restaurants Inspires Savour Calgary

By Sarah Moore Savour Calgary was almost a pandemic business; their first issue came out in November/December 2019, continuing the…

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YMM Parent

YMM Parent is a magazine focused on Fort McMurray parents, and provides a resource guide that they can hold on…

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Your McMurray Magazine

A magazine for everyone who lives, works & plays here YOUR MCMURRAY MAGAZINE, or YMM, is Fort McMurray’s brightest magazine…

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Trailblazher Magazine

Lifestyles, Stories and Wisdom of Enterprising, Rural Women Trailblazher Magazine is a quarterly print publication that celebrates and showcases the…

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Member Spotlight: SNAPline Passion Project Fills Printmaking Niche

By Sarah Moore While April Dean, director of the Society of Northern Alberta Print-artists (SNAP), acknowledges that SNAPline is a…

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Member Spotlight: filling Station’s 76th Issue Celebrates BIPOC Creators

By Sarah Moore By its nature, experimental literature is a genre that’s constantly evolving. Being at the forefront of those…

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Nick Heazell

 Calgary, AB I work as an arts administrator on websites and graphic design, but I do freelance illustration and graphic…

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Member Spotlight: techlifetoday Showcases NAIT Talent While Appealing to Broader Audience

By Sarah Moore It’s a small team behind techlifetoday, the magazine out of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)….

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Member Spotlight: Eat North Connects Different Creative Branches

By Sarah Moore Eat North, at its core, is a magazine about Canadian food and drink. It’s an online-only publication…

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Additional Funding Available in 2021-2022 for Export-Related Projects

The Business Innovation component of the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) has received additional funding to support projects that explore international…

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Applications Open for AMPA’s Indigenous Internship Program/ Candidatures ouvertes pour le programme de stages autochtones de l’AMPA

Leveraging the success of the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association’s long-standing internship program, the Indigenous Internship Program will create opportunities for…

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Federal Funding Notes from Canadian Magazines Town Hall Meeting

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Canadian magazines town hall meeting about the $31.5 million in additional…

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Member Spotlight: The Site Magazine is growing into its voice

Founded in 2015, The Site Magazine is young, but the consideration that goes into each bi-annual volume has made it…

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Member Spotlight: Birthing Magazine Continues to Support Parents

By Sarah Moore Like many publications, Birthing Magazine shifted its focus in 2020 to promoting content on its website and…

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Member Spotlight: The Prairie Journal Celebrates Alberta’s Literary Culture

By Sarah Moore In 1983, Anne Burke was pregnant with her son and looking for new challenges. “At the time,…

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Member Spotlight: Redesign Makes ATA Magazine More Relevant to Teachers

By Sarah Moore Three years ago, the ATA Magazine felt like an afterthought to managing editor Cory Hare, an add-on…

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Member Spotlight: Alberta Views Continues to Serve Engaged Citizens through Pandemic

When Jackie Flanagan gets letters from readers saying, “I’m so glad I discovered your magazine because now I know I’m…

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Continued Support for Arts, Culture, Heritage and Sport Sector Organizations

Minister of Canadian Heritage, Steven Guilbeault, announced support of Canadian magazine publishers through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s $300 million…

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Member Spotlight: COVID-19 changed The Tomato’s priorities

By Sarah Moore Since 1996, The Tomato has covered the food and drink scene in Edmonton, from local farmers to…

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Share your thoughts: Export Support for Canada’s Creative Industries

The Department of Canadian Heritage invites you to share your views on how to strengthen export support to Canada’s creative…

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Member Spotlight: WestWord Connects the Alberta Writing Community

Writing is often a solitary pursuit, but it doesn’t have to be isolating. WestWord, the magazine of the Writers’ Guild…

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Member Spotlight: Team behind Edify builds new brand mid-pandemic

By Sarah Moore When Avenue Edmonton rebranded to Edify last year, publisher Trudy Callaghan heard someone say she must be…

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National Magazine Awards Finalists Announced

On June 11, 2021, the National Magazine Awards Foundation unveiled their list of 210 finalists. Submissions came from 160 Canadian…

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Canadian Artists and Content Creators Economic Survey

Cultural Affairs at the Department of Canadian Heritage has launched the Canadian Artists and Content Creators Economic Survey. It is…

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Member Spotlight: Avenue Calgary’s Connection to the City Remains Strong Through the Pandemic

By Sarah Moore The pandemic afforded Avenue Calgary an opportunity to rethink the role of a city lifestyle magazine and…

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Member Spotlight: Buying a Magazine During a Pandemic

By Sarah Moore The magazine industry in Alberta might be “very challenging,” says Kyle Kerpan, but that hasn’t stopped him…

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2020-2021 Alberta Magazine Awards Winners Announced

The best and brightest talents in the Alberta and western provinces magazine industry gathered online on June 3 to honour…

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Member Spotlight: Freedom in Storytelling Sets Wider Horizons Apart

By Sarah Moore Before working at Lethbridge College, Lisa Kozleski was a reader of the school’s alumni magazine, Wider Horizons….

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Member Spotlight: Culinaire Embodies Alberta Spirit

By Sarah Moore Collaboration: that’s the first thing that comes to mind when Culinaire editor-in-chief and publisher Linda Garson thinks…

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Member Spotlight: Pandemic reinforces importance of positive news for airdrielife

By Sarah Moore In the past 18 years, the population of Airdrie has increased from just over 25,000 to over…

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Member Spotlight: Nurturing relationships with readers is part of UPPERCASE success

By Sarah Moore Graphic designer Janine Vangool always dreamed of her own publication. In 2009, she took her creative nature…

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Irina Edwards

Edmonton, AB Irina is an experienced and enthusiastic production & graphic designer with a passion for detail and a strong…

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Member Spotlight: Creative Scrapbooker Magazine Connects Virtual Scrapbooking Community

By Sarah Moore After shifting from in-person conventions to virtual events because of the pandemic, Creative Scrapbooker Magazine is launching…

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Central Web is Committed to Supporting Customers through Value-added Services

By Sarah Moore Alberta Magazines Conference 2021 sponsor Central Web is a company that, as a publisher itself, has a…

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Call for Proposals to the Digital Citizen Contribution Program

The Digital Citizen Contribution Program (DCCP) is pleased to launch a call for proposals to provide time-limited financial assistance (fiscal…

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2020-2021 Alberta Magazines Awards Achievement Awards Recipients Announced!

The Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA) is pleased to announce the Achievement Awards recipients for the 2020-2021 Alberta Magazines Awards!…

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