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45th National Magazine Awards Call for Entries

Call for Entries to the 45th annual National Magazine Awards is open. This year, there are 28 categories and nine additional cross-program categories Canadian content creators and magazines can submit their original work to, for the chance to be recognized by Canada’s most prestigious media awards organization. The 2022 NMAs will also feature two special awards: Magazine Grand Prix and the Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement.

British Columbia is home to over 300 magazines, representing a broad diversity of publications, ranging from small to large, literary to lifestyle, leisure to arts and culture, news, business, and special interest magazines.

These titles represent the diverse interests of British Columbians and are read by millions of people both here in B.C. and around the world. B.C. magazine publishers connect with their audience online as well as through traditional print channels, embracing advertising and circulation opportunities on the web, over social networks and via mobile devices.

Industry professionals in all magazine-related occupations are recognized for their excellence in content, design and production as well as providing thought-provoking commentary, engaging narrative, spectacular images and informed analysis of current issues that reflect the lifestyle, spirit and aesthetic of B.C.

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Magazine Association of B.C.

The Magazine Association of B.C. represents the B.C. magazine industry by uniting the talent and skills of its publishers, editors, writers, graphic artists and salespeople.

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Magazines Canada is the national association and lead advocate for the advancement of Canada’s magazine media.


Magazine Publishing Aid

The Aid to Publishers component of the Canada Periodical Fund is designed to provide eligible Canadian publishers of print magazines, print community newspapers and digital periodicals with the financial support they need to produce and distribute high-quality, Canadian editorial content for Canadian readers.

Other Funders

Visit Magazine Association of B.C. for more funding opportunities across B.C.’s magazine publishing industry.

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