OMDC Newsletter
December 2013

Ontario’s Magazine Industry Produces Many Award-Winning Magazines

At the Canadian Cover Awards - OMDC-supported SkyNews had the award-winning cover. As well, the publisher, Greg Keilty, was awarded the Newsstand Marketer of the Year Award, which goes to an individual who shows true innovation and passion through a successful marketing project. In addition to the innovative May/June edition, Greg oversaw a spectacular rise in newsstand sales of 43% over 2012.

Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs) 2013 – For Excellence in Digital Publishing

Maclean’s - Eight Gold Awards/ one Silver Award   Toronto Life from St. Joseph’s Media - Two Gold and Two Silver Awards
MoneySense - Silver Award   Ontario Out of Doors - Silver Award
The United Church Observer - Gold Award

2013 National Magazine Awards

OMDC-supported Corporate Knights won the coveted Magazine of the Year award!
Another OMDC-supported win was Canadian House and Home winning Tablet Magazine of the Year.

Other familiar faces picking up gold in various categories were Azure, Maclean’s, The Walrus, Explore, Sharp and Toronto Life.

2013 Magazines Ontario Volunteer of the Year: Alastair Cheng
Alastair Cheng was named Magazines Ontario Volunteer of the Year at Magazines Canada Lunch at MagNet 2013.