Member Spotlight

29th November 2021

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…


27th August 2021

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…


23rd August 2021

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…


20th August 2021

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…


16th August 2021

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…


13th August 2021

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…


9th August 2021

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…


6th August 2021

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…


30th July 2021

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…


29th July 2021

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…


26th July 2021

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…


23rd July 2021

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…


19th July 2021

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)….


16th July 2021

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…


12th July 2021

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…


8th July 2021

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…


5th July 2021

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,…


2nd July 2021

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…


28th June 2021

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…


28th June 2021

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…


21st June 2021

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…


18th June 2021

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…


11th June 2021

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…


10th June 2021

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…


4th June 2021

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….


31st May 2021

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…


24th May 2021

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…


17th May 2021

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…


10th May 2021

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…