Magazines Canada and PWAC enhance partnership

Via Magazines Canada and Professional Writers Association of Canada

Canada’s Magazine Media and Writers Working Together to Grow Skills and Business Opportunities

Magazines Canada and the Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC) are enhancing their professional development and marketplace partnerships beyond working together to create curriculum for MagNet, Canada’s annual magazine media conference.

Magazines Canada is now developing stronger links to PWAC’s brand-new platform, designed to connect writers and editors: writers.ca. This exciting new online resource is now available for free to Magazines Canada members for a trial period.

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Magazines Canada announces fall issue of Canadian Magazines Canadiens

Via Magazines Canada

Strategic contests; new ways to grow advertising revenue; niche launches; and cross-platform design fidelity. Launching today, the Fall 2012 issue of Magazines Canada’s CANADIAN MAGAZINES CANADIENS focuses forward on the innovations that drive today’s publishing business and that will inspire your magazine’s growth.

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Joyce Byrne named Magazines Canada volunteer of the year

Via Magazines Canada

Joyce Byrne, Vice President and Associate Publisher of Venture Publishing, has been named Magazines Canada’s Volunteer of the Year for 2011, Magazines Canada announced today.

A generous and tireless volunteer, Byrne has for many years focused on supporting Canada’s cultural magazines and the publishing industry in Alberta. She has served as a director on the Magazines Canada Board for 10 years. She currently sits on the association’s Government Relations committee and MagNet curriculum taskforce, and has chaired the Professional Development committee since 2007.

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