Freelance writers will get professional news in new PWAC publication

The Current's logo“The Current” is a new ‘news brief publication’ by The Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC.)

It will launch July 24 and will be sent by email to over 600 subscribing freelance writers every Thursday. “We search the Internet and find all relevant news stories applicable for freelance writers that are trending, such as self publishing and copyright law, and we will submit those articles to PWAC [for approval],” said Tim Tsafaridis of B2B digital marketing company MultiView, The Current’s Publication Manager. PWAC will also review articles from members…

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International horse sports are chronicled in new Canadian magazine

Logo of International Horse Sport magazineHorse Sport International magazine reports on the news, politics and people that shape the international equestrian community.

The editorial strives to feature high-profile interviews, thought-provoking features from the most engaging people, and notable results from the world’s most important competitions.

The Aurora (Greater Toronto,) ON-based title is published 8 times per year by American Horse Publications. The print and digital magazines accept freelance writing and photography submissions. Editor is Pamela Young, HorseSportInternational@gmail.com

Canadian Village Living has expanded to Liberty Village

Liberty Village magazine coverLIBERTY VILLAGE is the latest print magazine in the Canadian Village Living brand, @VillageLivinMag.

The bi-monthly will cover community happenings, local businesses and entrepreneurs, food, health, style and pets to connect residents of the area and surrounding pockets, ages 25 to 40, with nearby businesses to support the value of shopping local.

It will be mailed free to 14,500 homes, condominiums and businesses. Jennifer Gray, jennifer@villagelivingonline.com, is the editor.

New Canadian magazine covers life in British Columbia

BCLiving magazine coverBCLIVING is a new Canadian print lifestyle magazine from publisher Canada Wide Media covering home decor, fashion and design, food and outdoor life.

Frequency will be 10 times per year with a distribution of 31,000, including 15,000 inserted in the west coast edition of the newspaper Globe and Mail.

Editorial inquiries should be directed to Tom Gierasimczuk, VP of Editorial, tomg@canadawide.com

Canadian Living gets an overhaul

Canadian Living magazine coverCANADIAN LIVING, the “smart solutions for everyday living” magazine, has received a refresh starting with the September issue.

It aims to be the “ultimate source and advisor of relevant lifestyle and food information and inspiration for busy women,” according to its media kit. Therefore the redesigned title will incorporate more fashion and beauty, an expanded health section with new experts, stories about sex and relationships, tips for busy moms, easy home decor solutions, timely life news and topical buzz, as well as travel stories and original photography.

“I want this magazine to talk to my mom, who’s had it for a long time, and I want it to be my magazine, and a magazine for my friends, and I know that we can do that through a lot of the content,” Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Reynolds said in an interview.

The magazine is published by TC Media. Olga Kosta, ocosta@canadianliving.com, is the managing editor and the new health editor is Kate Daley, kate.daley@canadianliving.com.

Canadian Women’s Foundation Produces New Magazine

she mag coverSHE is a new biannual magazine full of inspirational stories that illustrate the way donations to the Canadian Women’s Foundation have helped women and girls in Canada move out of poverty and violence.

It features personal success stories and practical how-to articles.

Editor Diane Hill said in a Masthead article, “We want the magazine to include clear actions people can take … We want them to support us and engage with us, but we also want to connect people to ways they can take action in their daily life.”

The Canadian Women’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization that relies on the support of volunteers and donors to produce She Magazine. The Foundation printed a limited number of magazines to send to its donors, but it’s essentially a free digital magazine. Hill can be reached at she@canadianwomen.org.

DARE to be a Plus-Size Canadian Fashionista

Dare mag coverDARE is an online Canadian magazine that provides fashion-forward women with the latest trends, inspiring interviews and style advice.

Dare has a tentative quarterly publication schedule and its editorial covers news, trends, fashion and beauty. The magazine is targeted at fashion-forward women who have a strong passion for style and an eagerness to try new trends, who also happen to wear a size 12 and up. Although the current fashion climate requires a “plus size” label for anything other than runway svelte, in a Calgary Herald article, Editor Diana Di Poce said, “I wanted to keep it more general in the way that any woman can look at the magazine and get inspiration from it.” You can view the first edition online.

Di Poce can be reached at Diana.Daremag@gmail.com.