The 34th annual National Magazine Awards were held over the weekend at The Carlu in Toronto – MoneySense was named print Magazine of the Year, while Macleans.ca won for digital Magazine of the Year.
In total, 43 winners were announced out of the 88 Canadian magazines that were represented at the Awards ceremony.
MoneySensehas always been aimed at regular Canadian families who need to manage their own investing and retirement planning, offering practical and useful information as well as inspiration to achieve financial success, while Macleans.ca, the online hub of Maclean’s magazine, complements Canada’s leading weekly news magazine, that offers investigative reporting, commentary and analysis on current affairs, business and culture.
The Walrusled all magazines with 6 Gold awards and 10 total. Report on Business finished with 9 total awards (3 Gold; 6 Silver). Swerve won 4 Gold awards (6 total) followed by Maisonneuve with 3 Golds. explore (2 Gold; 3 Silver), Québec science (2 Gold, 2 Silver) and L’actualité (2 Gold, 1 Silver) also won multiple Gold awards. Toronto Life took home 1 Gold and 4 Silver awards.
For nearly 35 years, the National Magazine Awards Foundation (NMAF) has supported quality Canadian magazine content, in both official languages, by recognizing, celebrating and promoting literary excellence through an annual program of awards. As a bilingual institution committed to nationally honouring the quality of written and visual communication, the Foundation strives to promote Canadian literary artists and encourage the development of literature through a national writing competition, a mass media publicity campaign and at the industry’s largest and most celebrated promotional networking event. Each year, the NMAF receives nearly 2,000 submissions from over 200 different Canadian magazines featuring thousands of literary artists.