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Poetry Moves on Transit Submissions Open

Date: 12th October 2018

The Edmonton Poetry Festival is looking for poems to travel on the city’s buses this winter.  In this round of…


Aid to Publishers Applications and Guidelines Available

Date: 12th October 2018

The Aid to Publishers component of the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) is now open for applications for 2019-2020. The application…


Investment in Alberta’s Magazine Industry

Date: 5th October 2018

From left to right: Katharina Doyle, Creative Scrapbooker, Suzanne Trudel-Peters, AMPA Executive Director, Joyce Byrne, AMPA President and Group Publisher, Avenue Calgary, Ellen Percival, Calgary’s Child,…


Read Alberta Magazines Month

Date: 27th September 2018

Crab cake recipes, science fiction, yoga poses, fashion – Alberta magazines have you covered. Our magazines are trusted, thoughtful publications…


Canada Post Talks Continue

Date: 19th September 2018

Canada Post continues negotiations with CUPW with the help of a mediator. To view updates and information on Canada Post,…


Congratulations, Alberta Book Publishing Awards Winners!

Date: 17th September 2018

On Friday, September 14, 2018 the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) announced the winners of the 2018 Alberta Book…


Happy Anniversary, City Palate!

Date: 17th September 2018

This year is an enormous milestone for a member magazine beloved for its exploration and celebration of Calgary’s food and…


Submit Your Editors Canada Webinar Proposal

Date: 1st August 2018

Editors Canada is known for delivering high-quality training for editors and other communication professionals at every stage of their careers….


New Minister of Canadian Heritage

Date: 30th July 2018

In July 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the appointment of the new Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, the…


Creative Export Canada Applications Open

Date: 30th July 2018

Earlier this month, Canadian Heritage announced the launch of Canada’s first Creative Export Strategy to promote Canadian creative industries in export…


Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly Announces Creative Export Strategy

Date: 5th July 2018

On June 26, 2018, the Honourable Mélanie Joly announced Canada’s Creative Export Strategy, an initiative seeking to increase the presence…


Alberta Book Publishing Awards Shortlist

Date: 4th July 2018

On July 3, 2018, the Book Publishers Association of Alberta announced their shortlist for the 2018 Alberta Book Publishing Awards….


Alberta Magazines Awards: Call for Judges

Date: 28th June 2018

The Alberta Magazine Awards program is seeking professional editors, writers, publishers, photographers, art directors, designers and illustrators to add to…


Member Spotlight: Lethbridge Living

Date: 25th June 2018

Dreaming big in Lethbridge, Alberta For nearly 25 years Lethbridge Living magazine has been connecting the Southern Alberta community through…


Member Spotlight: Calgary’s Child

Date: 13th June 2018

In 1994, Ellen Percival and her business partner, Sherry Kerr, spotted a hole in the market, the perfect place for…


Copyright in Canada Today

Date: 12th June 2018

By Steven Sandor   It might be easier to break the ice with a stranger by bringing up the topic…


2018 Alberta Literary Awards Winners

Date: 4th June 2018

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta announced the winners of the 2018 Alberta Literary Awards on June 2, 2018 as part…


Alberta Title Wins at the National Magazine Awards

Date: 4th June 2018

On June 1, 2018, the 41st National Magazine Awards recognized the extraordinary work of magazines in Canada. We’ve compiled the…


Member Spotlight: WestWord

Date: 23rd May 2018

Vibrant is the Word of the West WestWord magazine has unified writers across Alberta for nearly three decades, building a…


Member Spotlight: Canadian Rockies Annual

Date: 17th May 2018

Canadian Rockies Annual has grown tremendously thanks to its striking visuals and its keen eye for what makes the Canadian Rockies…


Alberta Titles Shortlisted for National Magazine Awards

Date: 1st May 2018

The National Magazine Awards Foundation has announced their 2018 finalists, and we’ve compiled our annual list of Alberta-based magazines in the written,…


Joyce Byrne earns National Media Award for Outstanding Achievement

Date: 1st May 2018

The National Media Awards Foundation has announced Joyce Byrne, publisher of Avenue Calgary and AMPA board president, as its 2018…


Member Spotlight: Eighteen Bridges

Date: 10th April 2018

Eighteen Bridges won a total of five awards, including Magazine of the Year, at the Alberta Magazine  Awards in March….


Member Spotlight: League

Date: 27th March 2018

For League magazine founders, Samantha Chrysanthou and Darwin Wiggett, winning the 2018 Alberta Magazine Award for Best New Magazine validated their…


Alberta Magazine Awards Winners Announced

Date: 9th March 2018

[press release – Calgary, Mar 8, 2018] More than 200 of the best and brightest talents in the Alberta magazine…


VIDEO: 2018 Alberta Magazine Awards

Date: 7th March 2018

Take a moment to view our promotional video for the 2018 Alberta Magazine Awards! Video credit goes to the wonderful…


The Lowercase Awards

Date: 26th January 2018

Anyone who works in the industry can tell you publishing is a mixture of planning and panicking. The lowercase awards—a…


2018 Alberta Government Budget Consultations

Date: 17th January 2018

As part of the pre-budget consultation the Alberta Government has invited Albertans to provide feedback to help shape and inform…


Member Spotlight: Eat North

Date: 5th January 2018

For as long as they’ve loved perennial food magazines like Bon Appetit and Food & Wine, Diana Ng and Dan…


Magazines Canada Calls for a Strong Cultural Exemption in NAFTA

Date: 6th October 2017

Ottawa (September 25, 2017) – As the third round of talks on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade…


Heritage Minister Affirms CPF Will Remain Primary Support Vehicle for Magazines

Date: 19th September 2017

Toronto (September 28, 2017) – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, confirmed that the Canada Periodical Fund will remain…