OMDC Newsletter
December 2014


Can one minute at a magazine stand tell you enough about someone that you could skip the first date?

Magazines Canada created this mini movie showcasing the many possible stories that can happen at a magazine stand as part of a campaign to drive audiences to retail outlets, subscriptions sites and digital products.

Check out the video here.

Ontario - Home to Award-Winning Magazines

Congratulations to these Ontario winners at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA). For a full list of winners click here.

COPA Gold Award Winners

COPA Silver Award Winners

Five of blogTO’s Top 10 independent magazines in Toronto are OMDC-supported. Congratulations to all of the top 10. Check out the full list here.

Azure Magazine   Broken Pencil
Spacing   THIS Magazine
The Walrus    

OMDC Success Story: Cottage Life

Since its debut in 1988, Cottage Life Magazine has garnered more than 100 awards – Golds, Silvers and Honourable Mentions – at the National Magazine Awards. + Read More

In 2014, Cottage Life won Best Magazine at the National Magazine Awards, along with two golds and one silver. It also picked up Best Digital Publication for Desktop and Tablet at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards. In the fall of 2013, Cottage Life TV was re-launched and this summer Cottage Life’s line up was expanded with new shows including: Backroad Bounty, Dining INNvasion and Cabin Truckers along with six returning series including: Colin & Justin’s Cabin Pressure, My Retreat, Brojects and What’s for Sale.

Spacing magazine sets up a Toronto City Store at 401 Richmond St. W.

The Spacing Store is Toronto’s first true “city store”, a place where all the items are focused on Toronto and urban-centric products. You’ll be able to find all of the regular Spacing merchandise available (subway buttons, magnets, t-shirts) but also a vast assortment of prints, maps, bike accessories, coasters, candles, books, pillows, and many more items.