And the Nominees Are…

The National Media Awards Foundation (NMAF) is delighted to share the nominees for the 45th annual National Magazine Awards. Our incredible roster of more than 100 volunteer judges dedicated countless hours to evaluating entries from hundreds of magazines across the country. From their careful consideration of more than 1000 entries, we are pleased to present this list of 199 impressive finalists.

The winners will be announced on June 3 during a virtual ceremony hosted by award-winning journalist Kelly Boutsalis, with Gold winners in writing and visual categories receiving a $1000 cash prize. Please join us in congratulating all of this year’s nominees!

Save the date! We’re thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a long-overdue, in-person event in Toronto on September 29, 2022. Join us at the Globe and Mail Centre for a day of professional development and an evening of reconnecting and networking with friends and peers.  Details to follow this summer. 

Top Nominees

PublicationNominations
Maclean’s23
The Walrus15
Toronto Life12
Maisonneuve9
Nouveau Projet8
Chatelaine7
BESIDE6
Broadview6

Individual Nominee Highlights


Writing & Visual Categories / Catégories Rédactionnelles & Visuelles


Long-Form Feature Writing: 6000+ / Meilleur article de fond : 6000+ mots

Three Days in the Theater of Old-Growth Logging and Protest
Hakai Magazine and The Tyee
Arno Kopecky
Contributors: Jude Isabella, editor; David Beers, editor

Au coeur du cauchemar afghan
L’actualité
Fabrice de Pierrebourg
Collaborateur : Josée Désaulniers, rédactrice principale

Every 49 minutes
Maclean’s
Michael Friscolanti

Ktaqmkuk
Maisonneuve
Justin Brake
Contributors: Madi Haslam, editor-in-chief; Sarah Ratchford, associate editor

What happened at Northwood?
The Coast
Stephanie Nolen

The RCMP Revisited
The Walrus
Jane Gerster
Contributors: Lucy Uprichard, fact-checker; Paul Kim, illustrator; Hamutal Dotan, handling editor

Students for Sale
The Walrus
Nicholas Hune-Brown
Contributors: Connor Garel, fact-checker; Cornelia Li, illustrator; Daniel Viola, handling editor

Province of No Choice
The Walrus
Jessica Leeder
Contributors: Allison Baker, fact-checker; Darren Calabrese, photographer; Hamutal Dotan, handling editor

The Last Supper
Toronto Life
Chris Nuttall-Smith

The Hunt for a Killer
Toronto Life
Malcolm Johnston


Long-Form Feature Writing / Meilleur article de fond — long format

No way out
Chatelaine
Christina Frangou
Contributors: Denise Balkissoon, executive editor; Sun Ngo, creative director; Alicia Morris, illustrator

Forgiving Jaskirat Sidhu
Maclean’s
Aaron Hutchins

Seeking Sanctuary
Maisonneuve
Stephanie Bai
Contributors: Madi Haslam, editor-in-chief; Sarah Ratchford, associate editor

Planer pour guérir
Québec Science
Marine Corniou
Collaborateurs : Marie Lambert-Chan, rédactrice en chef; Mélissa Guillemette, journaliste-réviseure; Sophie Cazanave, correctrice-réviseure

Justice on Trial
The Walrus
Eva Holland
Contributors: Allison Baker, fact-checker; Lauren Crazybull, illustrator; Carmine Starnino, handling editor

Citizen of Nowhere
The Walrus
Adnan Khan
Contributors: Carmine Starnino, editor; Connor Garel, fact-checker; James Lee Chiahan, illustrator

Quitting America
The Walrus
M.E. Rogan
Contributors: Nicole Schmidt, fact-checker; Phil Bergerson, photographer; Carmine Starnino, handling editor

Doctor Fentanyl
Toronto Life
Brett Popplewell

The House That Divided the Toronto Islands
Toronto Life
Katherine Laidlaw


Feature Writing / Meilleur article de fond

The Last Owls
BESIDE
Sarah Cox
Contributors: Mark Mann, associate editor-in-chief; Catherine Métayer, editor-in-chief

I Didn’t Get to Make a Choice
Broadview
Meagan Gillmore
Contributors: Caley Moore, handling editor; Sydney Hamilton, fact-checker

Kids in Crisis
Broadview
Miranda Newman
Contributors: Kristy Woudstra, handling editor; Sydney Hamilton, fact-checker

A house sits still
Maclean’s
Marie-Danielle Smith

Recycler le territoire
Nouveau Projet
Diane Bérard

Les cartes, témoins du monde
Québec Science
Annie Labrecque
Collaborateurs : Marie Lambert-Chan, rédactrice en chef; Mélissa Guillemette, réviseure

Cases of missing trans people are rarely solved. A married pair of forensic genealogists is hoping to change that
Xtra Magazine
Erica Lenti
Contributors: Rachel Giese, editor; Michael Harris, editor; Allison Baker, copy editor and fact-checker; Jasjyot Singh Hans, illustrator


Short Feature Writing / Meilleur Article Court

At the crossroads
Chatelaine
Jessica McDiarmid
Contributors: Radiyah Chowdhury, associate editor; Denise Balkissoon, executive editor; Stephanie Han Kim, art director; Lauren Crazybull, illustrator

Point final
ELLE Québec
Elisabeth Massicolli
Collaborateurs : Sophie Banford, éditrice; Joanie Pietracupa, rédactrice en chef; Théo Dupuis-Carbonneau, chef de contenu beauté

Des femmes chassent le plastique pour sauver la planète
ELLE Québec
Sabrina Myre
Collaborateurs : Sophie Banford, éditrice; Joanie Pietracupa, rédactrice en chef; Laurie Dupont, chef de contenu culturel

Freeing Oysters from a Parasite’s Hold
Hakai Magazine
Karen Pinchin

Greyhound’s resting place
Maclean’s
Marie-Danielle Smith

Moving day
Maclean’s
Lindsay Jones

The Mystery of the Lebanese Mushroom Burger
Quench Magazine
Omar Mouallem

The Last 25 Percent
The Local
Danielle Groen

‘It was hard enough before’: Manitoba’s drought, worsened by climate crisis, is upending Prairie life
The Narwhal
Sarah Lawrynuik
Contributors: Carol Linnitt, editor; Emma Gilchrist, editor; Arik Ligeti, editor


Essays / Essais

The Business of a Marriage
Hazlitt
Linda Besner

The Men in Apartment 4C
Maisonneuve
Isaac Würmann
Contributors: Madi Haslam, editor-in-chief; Sarah Ratchford, associate editor

The School in Sakitawak
Maisonneuve
Samantha Nock
Contributors: Madi Haslam, editor-in-chief; Sarah Ratchford, associate editor

Le droit de penser
Nouveau Projet
Maïka Sondarjee

Me, the Joshua Tree
PRISM international
Joshua Whitehead
Contributor: Tanvi Bhatia, managing editor

2020: A Family Odyssey
The New Quarterly
Yohani Mendis

The Pandemic Speaks
The Tyee
Andrew Nikiforuk
Editor: David Beers

After the Facts
The Walrus
Viviane Fairbank
Contributors: Lucy Uprichard, fact-checker; Josh Holinaty, illustrator; Carine Abouseif, handling editor

Quitting America
The Walrus
M.E. Rogan
Contributors: Nicole Schmidt, fact-checker; Phil Bergerson, photographer; Carmine Starnino, handling editor


Investigative Reporting / Journalisme d’enquête

The race for answers
Maclean’s
Christina Frangou

Every 49 minutes
Maclean’s
Michael Friscolanti

Escape from Iran
Maclean’s
Stephen Maher

Switched
Reader’s Digest
Lindsay Jones
Contributors: Lauren McKeon, deputy editor; Jessie Brinkman Evans, photographer
International Contributors: Seyward Darby, The Atavist

What happened at Northwood?
The Coast
Stephanie Nolen

‘They care about their plants and not us’: for migrant farmworkers in Ontario, COVID-19 made a bad situation worse
The Narwhal
Hilary Beaumont
Contributors: Denise Balkissoon, editor; Mike De Souza, editor; Carol Linnitt, editor; Elanie Anselmi, editor; Arik Ligeti, editor; Christopher Katsarov Luna, photojournalist

Students for Sale
The Walrus
Nicholas Hune-Brown
Contributors: Connor Garel, fact-checker; Cornelia Li, illustrator; Daniel Viola, handling editor

The Hunt for a Killer
Toronto Life
Malcolm Johnston

Doctor Fentanyl
Toronto Life
Brett Popplewell


Fiction

I Don’t Know Why
EXILE: The Literary Quarterly
Madeline Sonik
Contributor: Barry Callaghan, handling editor

Outraged on Your Behalf
subTerrain Magazine
Carleigh Baker

Palais Royale
The Fiddlehead
Tamas Dobozy

Daycare
The Malahat Review
Cedar Bowers

Public Diddler
The New Quarterly
Georgina Beaty
Contributor: Pamela Mulloy, handling editor

Private Hands
The Walrus
Michael LaPointe
Lucy Uprichard, fact-checker; Franco Égalité, illustrator; Jonah Brunet, handling editor

The Mission
The Walrus
Troy Sebastian (NUPQU ʔA·Kǂ AM̓)
Contributors: Allison Baker, fact-checker; Jessica Johnson, handling editor


Personal Journalism / Journalisme Personnel

The Migrant Rain
Brick, A Literary Journal
Vinh Nguyen

Et si on tendait la main aux autres?
Châtelaine
Florence Sara G. Ferraris
Collaborateurs : Johanne Lauzon, rédactrice en chef; Daniel Chrétien, rédacteur en chef adjoint

Molar City
Hazlitt
Tom Thor Buchanan

Recordings of Truths and Facts
Humber Literary Review
Kelly S. Thompson

Genetic Mapping
Maisonneuve
Emma Gilchrist
Contributors: Madi Haslam, editor-in-chief; Sarah Ratchford, associate editor

The Wait of Ashes
Prairie Fire
Paul Dhillon

Soar
The New Quarterly
Chyana Marie Sage
Contributor: Pamela Mulloy, handling editor

OCD Is Not a Joke
The Walrus
Lisa Whittington-Hill
Contributors: Tina Knezevic, fact-checker; Tajja Isen, handling editor

The Cult That Raised Me
Toronto Life
Ewan Whyte


Poetry / Poésie

Offering / Medusa Calls the Rape Crisis Line
Arc Poetry Magazine
Cassandra Rachel Myers

Poem For White People
Arc Poetry Magazine
Brandi Bird

Bones
Contemporary Verse 2
Erica Violet Lee

First Contact: Métis
subTerrain Magazine
Molly Cross-Blanchard

Shelter
The Puritan
Erin Soros


Profiles / Portraits

Death of a Rising Star
Broadview
Ashley Okwuosa
Contributors: Kristy Woudstra, handling editor; Elena Gritzan, fact-checker

Repenser la police
L’actualité
Jean-Benoît Nadeau
Collaborateur : Josée Désaulniers, rédactrice principale

Esi Edugyan is…
Maclean’s
Ian Williams

Almost Famous
Maclean’s
Sadiya Ansari
Contributor: Dafna Izenberg, editor

Fefe Dobson Is Ready To Let It All Out Again
Refinery29 Canada
Kathleen Newman-Bremang
Contributors: Yaz Butcher, art director; Vai Yu Law, photographer; Pamela Lau, photography assistant; Elaine Jyll Regio, stylist; Jasmin Winnie Stephen, hair and makeup; Nadia Ebrahim, assistant editor; Carli Whitwell, editorial director

Citizen of Nowhere
The Walrus
Adnan Khan
Contributor: Carmine Starnino, editor; Connor Garel, fact-checker; James Lee Chiahan, illustrator

Meredith MacNeill Has Funny Bones
The Walrus
Soraya Roberts
Contributors: Sean Young, fact-checker; Kourosh Keshiri, photographer; Carmine Starnino, handling editor

54 Minutes With Sharon Stone
Zoomer
Johanna Schneller


Service Journalism / Journalisme de service

Strategies
Canadian Business
Andrea Yu
Contributors: Emily Landau, senior editor; Charlotte Herrold; editor-in-chief; Studio Wyse, creative direction; Vanessa Wyse, designer; Della Rollins, photo editor; Kathleen Fu, illustrator; Stacey Newman, photographer; Alia Youssef, photographer

An ex-agoraphobe’s guide to leaving the house
Chatelaine
Kate Rae
Contributors: Denise Balkissoon, executive Editor; Stephanie Han Kim, art director; Allison + Cam, illustrators

Team Player
Chatelaine
Sydney Loney

Grossophobie médicale: la dure réalité des patientes en surpoids
Châtelaine
Andréanne Moreau et Marie Bernier
Collaborateurs : Johanne Lauzon, rédactrice en chef; Daniel Chrétien, rédacteur en chef adjoint

Game of Thrones
Cottage Life
Jackie Davis

Des réponses à toutes vos questions sur les vaccins contre la COVID
L’actualité
Valérie Borde
Collaborateurs : Josée Désaulniers, rédactrice principale; Julie Gobeil, chef du pupitre éditorial

Dementia Warning Signs
Reader’s Digest Canada
Mark Witten
Contributor: Micah Toub, handling editor

10 Normal Questions All New Moms Google
Today’s Parent
Amy Green
Contributor: Kim Shiffman, handling editor

What To Eat Now
Toronto Life
Alex Baldinger, Rebecca Fleming, Liza Agrba


Best Emerging Writer / Meilleur auteur émergent

Sponsored by The Reader’s Digest Foundation of Canada

The judges have selected three impressive young journalists as finalists for the coveted Best Emerging Writer award:

Stephanie Bai for “Seeking Sanctuary,” published in Maisonneuve

Paloma Pacheco for “Saving Finn Slough,” published in Maisonneuve

Kunal Chaudhary for “The Sun is always in your eyes in Rexdale,” published in Spacing


Illustration (incl. Spot & Photo Illustration) / Illustrations

Kids in Crisis
Broadview
Cornelia Li
Contributor: Carol Moskot, art director

Every Letter a Path
Hazlitt
Winnie Truong

Molar City
Hazlitt
Hudson Christie

Page couverture
Magazine de sociologie Siggi
Julien Posture

Detoxing Dad
Reader’s Digest Canada
Sébastien Thibault
Contributors: John Montgomery, art director; Danielle Sayer, deputy art director

Justice on Trial
The Walrus
Lauren Crazybull
Contributors: Natalie Vineberg, art director; Eva Holland, writer; Allison Baker, fact-checker; Carmine Starnino, handling editor

Seeds of Bravery
University of Toronto Magazine
Grace J. Kim
Contributor: Vanessa Wyse, art director


Portrait Photography / Photographie : portraits

Shina Novalinga
Air Canada enRoute
Mickaël A. Bandassak
Contributors: Ishani Nath, writer; Dominique Lamberton, handling editor; Lori Morgan, photo editor; Stefanie Sosiak, art director

The Energyphile
Avenue Magazine
Jared Sych
Contributors: Steve Collins, creative director

Interview (Jody Wilson-Raybould)
Maclean’s
Blair Gable
Contributors: Stephen Gregory, art director; Liz Sullivan, director of photography; James Park, photo assistant

Six People Per Day
Maisonneuve
Jackie Dives
Contributors: Rachel Wine, art director; Brian Morgan, art director; Madi Haslam, Editor

Changemaker/Atrisha Lewis
Report on Business
Kenya-Jade Pinto
Contributor: Clare Vander Meersch, photo editor

At Longer Last
Today’s Parent
Raina + Wilson and Gillaume Simoneau
Contributors: Emily Vezér, art director; Colleen Nicholson, designer

Survivor
Toronto Life
Stan Williams
Contributors: Christine Dewairy, art director; Daniel Neuhaus, director of photography



Lifestyle Photography / Photographie : art de vivre

Make comfort
Chatelaine
Maya Visnyei
Contributors: Irene Ngo, food content director; Sun Ngo, creative director; Chantal Braganza, senior editor; Michael Elliott, food stylist; Catherine Doherty, prop stylist; Sophie Hsin, makeup and hair

Bon Baisers
ELLE Canada
Jetro Emilcar
Contributors: Annie Horth, creative director; Amanda Lee Shirrefs, stylist; Estelle Gervais, editorial producer; Nicholas Blanchet, makeup; Rudy Cavalier, hair

City Lights
FASHION Magazine
Lawrence Cortez
Contributors: George Antonopoulos, Danielle Campbell, Ashley Galang, Jesse Ervin, Jodi Urichuk, Jessika Franklin, Saul Shlesinger, Brandon McEachern, Andrew Moreno, Vanissa Bruce, Jessica Jansen et al.

Modern Romance
MONTECRISTO Magazine
Grant Harder
Contributors: Sandra Zarkovic, creative direction; Leila Bani, styling; Jessica McNeilly, model; Tania Becker, hair; Paula Lanzador, makeup; Hena Pesut, assistant stylist; Marlin Olynyk, assistant photographer

Pieces of You
MONTECRISTO Magazine
Evaan Kheraj
Contributors: Sandra Zarkovic, creative direction and styling; Sonia Capriceru, prop styling; Joey Topmiller, assistant photographer; Allie Turner, production

Practical magic
Report on Business
Kyle Jeffers
Contributor: Clare Vander Meersch, photo editor


Photo Essay & Photojournalism / Photojournalisme et essais photographiques

Skis and Saddles
Air Canada enRoute
Alana Paterson
Contributors: Dominique Lamberton, writer; Lori Morgan, photo editor; Stefanie Sosiak, art director

No Ordinary Ride
Air Canada enRoute
Kari Medig
Contributors: Sydney Loney, writer; Lori Morgan, photo editor; Stefanie Sosiak, art director

Fox news
Maclean’s
Peter Mather
Contributors: Stephen Gregory, art director; Liz Sullivan, director of photography; Lauren Cattermole, designer; Prajakta Dhopade, writer; Alison Uncles, editor-in-chief

Alone and afraid
Maclean’s
Heather Patterson
Contributors: Stephen Gregory, art director; Liz Sullivan, director of photography

Here is Where We Shall Stay
Maisonneuve
Pat Kane
Contributors: Brian Morgan, art director; Rachel Wine, art director; Madi Haslam, editor-in-chief, Sarah Ratchford, associate editor

Making An Impact
Queen’s Alumni Review
Brendan George Ko
Contributors: Studio Wyse, art direction; Vanessa Wyse, designer; Della Rollins, photo editor

Bearing Witness
Reader’s Digest Canada
Roger LeMoyne
Contributors: John Montgomery, art director; Danielle Sayer, deputy art director

Life in the heart of B.C.’s brutal summer drought
The Narwhal
Louis Bockner
Contributor: Carol Linnitt, editor

Backcountry rodeo: scientists and Indigenous guardians net caribou from the sky
The Narwhal
Jeremy Koreski
Contributors: Carol Linnitt, editor; Emma Gilchrist, editor


One of a Kind Storytelling / Unique et hors catégorie

My Own Personal French Republican Calendar
BESIDE
Lisan Jutras
Contributors: Mark Mann, associate editor-in-chief; Catherine Métayer, editor-in-chief

No COVID evictions
Briarpatch Magazine
Paterson Hodgson
Contributor: Saima Desai, editor

The Good, the Bad and the Hungry
Edify Magazine
Michael Hingston
Contributor: Kidpixel

Dear Syd
Hazlitt
Ivan Coyote
Contributor: Zoë van Dijk, illustrator

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The nightmare cruise before Christmas
Maclean’s
Shannon Proudfoot

Opacité dans la cité
Nouveau Projet
Rémy Bourdillon, Geneviève Bigué

To Do
The Malahat Review
Justina Elias


Editorial Categories / Catégories Éditoriales


Art Direction of a Single Article / Meilleure direction artistique d’un article

A Home for Yesterday and Tomorrow
BESIDE
Pier-Philippe Rioux
Contributors: Eliane Cadieux, chief creative officer and co-founder; Gabrielle Deronde, graphic designer

Joy Ride
Best Health
Nicola Hamilton
Contributors: Alana Paterson, photographer; Ally Reeves, illustrator

Where’s Your Head At?
Best Health
Nicola Hamilton
Contributor: Nikki Ernst, illustrator

Huitlacoche
Dinette magazine
Hélène Mallette

Year One: An unprecedented report on Canada’s mishandling of the crisis of the century
Maclean’s
Stephen Gregory
Contributors: Liz Sullivan, director of visuals, Sarah Palmer, contributing photo editor

Five on the Rise
Queen’s Alumni Review
Studio Wyse
Contributors: Ty Burke, writer; May Truong, photographer

Making an Impact
Queen’s Alumni Review
Studio Wyse
Contributors: Brendan George Ko, photographer; Michael Onesi, writer

Summer’s Best Street Food
Toronto Life
Brian Anson Wong
Contributors: Daniel Neuhaus, Christine Dewairy


Best Editorial Package / Meilleur dossier thématique

Peri-What-Now? Your Complete Guide to a Major Life Stage No One Told You About
Best Health
Contributors: Danielle Groen, writer; Christina Frangou, writer; Rebecca Philps, writer; Kate Rae, writer; Christina Vardanis, writer

You can beat the system
Chatelaine
Contributors: Danielle Groen, producer; Stephanie Han Kim, art director; Denise Balkissoon, editor; Flannery Dean, writer; Erica Ifill, writer; Fatima Syed, writer; Kira Vermond, writer; Vivian Rosas, illustrator

Red Sky at Night
Cottage Life
Contributors: Jackie Davis, Becky Dumais, Taylor Kristan, Drew Shannon

Ludique – 021
Dinette magazine
Collaborateurs : Hélène Mallette, rédactrice en chef; Mathieu Lachapelle, éditeur en chef

Year One
Maclean’s
Contributors: Alison Uncles, Colin Campbell, Stephen Gregory, Charlie Gillis, Liz Sullivan, Dafna Izenberg, Elizabeth Brandt, Sarmishta Subramanian

Life in the shadow of 9/11
Maclean’s
Contributors: Colin Campbell, deputy editor; Stephen Gregory, art director; Sarah Palmer, contributing photo editor; Carlos Osorio, photographer; Johnny C.Y. Lam, photographer; Farrah Skeiky, photographer; Maddie McGarvey, photographer; Spencer Platt, photographer

Choisir
Nouveau Projet
Collaborateurs : Sophie Bernier, autrice; Rémy Bourdillon, auteur; Geneviève Bigué, illustratrice; Fanny Britt, autrice; Marie-Eve Blanchard, autrice; Evelyne de la Chenelière, autrice; Alain Deneault, auteur; Ricardo Lamour, auteur; Catherine Mavrikakis, autrice; Nicolas Langelier, conception et édition; Véronique Chagnon, conception et édition; Maud Brougère, conception et édition; Vanessa Allnutt, conception et édition

Issue 26
The Feathertale Review
Contributors: Brett Popplewell, editor; Benson Lee, deputy editor; Corina Milic, senior editor; Jenn Lawrence, art director; Kara Pyle, art director

Sprawlzine: The Election Almanac
The Sprawl
Contributors: Emily Riddle, Sikapinakii Low Horn, Anmarie Bailey, Paula Kirman, Hamdi Issawi, Amanda Schutz, Jeremy Klaszus, Kyle Simmers, Jeremy Appel, Miranda Martini, Sam Hester, Len Dueck, Chris Pecora, Cam Hoff

Restaurant Awards 2021
Vancouver Magazine
Contributors: Neal McLennan, food and travel editor; Stesha Ho, art director; Anicka Quin, editorial director


Art Direction Grand Prix / Grand prix de la direction artistique

Issue 11: New Times
BESIDE
Pier-Philippe Rioux

Issue 148, “Body Language”
C Magazine
Raf Rennie

Year One
Maclean’s
Stephen Gregory

Issue 26
The Feathertale Review
Jenn Lawrence, Kara Pyle, Lee H. Wilson

Autumn 2021
University of Toronto Magazine
Vanessa Wyse


Editor Grand Prix / Grand prix de la rédaction

Jac Renée Bruneau has shaped C Magazine not only into a progressive art reference, but a shining example of diversity and inclusion in bona fide action. The topics and creative work covered between the astutely designed pages all reinforce a fresh and much-needed new range of perspectives in the Canadian art media world.

NMA Jury
Jac Renée Bruneau,
C Magazine
Nicholas Hune-Brown,
The Local

Nicholas Hune-Brown impressed for the quality of the writing about vital humanitarian issues he brought to The Local, as well as the fact that much of it was produced by up-and-coming writers he personally helped coach. That generosity of spirit and community-mindedness is what will propel Canadian media out of its status quo.

NMA Jury

Phillipe Lamarre demonstrated that even a global pandemic is no match for the creativity and constant evolution he inspires at URBANIA, as both a magazine and a wider media franchise. When much of the publishing world was at a standstill he steered his ship deeper into the waters of social media, going to get his audience where it (mostly) now lives. Insightful, continual reinvention.

NMA Jury
Philippe Lamarre,
URBANIA

Cover Grand Prix / Grand prix de la page couverture

Numéro 184 Archives
Estuaire
Chih-Chien Wang, oeuvre de couverture
Collaborateurs : Stéphanie Roussel, direction littéraire; Yannick Renaud, direction générale; Chloé Savoie-Bernard, Laurence Olivier, Stéphanie Roussel, comité de rédaction; Julie Espinasse, direction artistique; Annie Lafleur, Commissariat

“Out of Office” (Vol. 29, No. 3)
Literary Review of Canada
David Parkins
Contributors: Brian Morgan, art director; Kyle Wyatt, editor-in-chief

This is Baby Farhan
Maclean’s
Una Janicijevic
Contributors: Liz Sullivan, director of visuals; Stephen Gregory, executive editor; Alison Uncles, editor-in-chief

The Supreme: Justice Rosie Abella
Maclean’s
Una Janicijevic
Contributors: Jennifer Roberts, photographer; Liz Sullivan, director of visuals; Alison Uncles, editor-in-chief

Choisir, automne-hiver 2021
Nouveau Projet
Maxyme G. Delisle
Collaborateurs : Jean-François Proulx, directeur artistique; Pascale Drevillon, modèle; Frédérik Boudreault, assistant; Fannie-Laurence Dubé-Dupuis, assistante; Studio TB, décor, accessoires et stylisme; Isabella Forget, maquillage; Béatrice Munn, retouche; Mylène Levesque, production; Lola-Lou Fergeau-Mariko, coordonatrice de production

Issue 26
The Feathertale Review
Jenn Lawrence, Kara Pyle, Kumé Pather, Elyse Martin, Pete Ryan

Adulting 101: A new parent’s guide to RESPs, tax credits, wills and insurance
Today’s Parent
Emily Vezér, art director
Contributors: Carmen Cheung, photographer; Caitlin Doherty, stylist; Kim Shiffman, editor-in-chief


Issue Grand Prix / Grand prix du numéro

BESIDE 10 — Our Transformations
BESIDE
Contributors: Catherine Métayer, editor-in-chief; Caroline R. Paquette, associate editor-in-chief; Mark Mann, associate editor-in-chief; Catherine Fortin, project and print publications manager; Eliane Cadieux, chief creative and co-founder; Samantha Ste-Marie, artistic director and graphic designer; Gabrielle Deronde, graphic designer

The Prison Abolition Issue
Briarpatch Magazine
Contributors: Sophie Birks, editorial collective member; Fathima Cader, editorial collective member; Carry Cardinal, editorial collective member; Lorraine Chuen, editorial collective member; Saima Desai, editorial collective member; Phillip Dwight Morgan, editorial collective member; Yaniya Lee, editorial collective member; Mark Mullkoff, editorial collective member; Swathi Sekhar, editorial collective member; Abby Stadnyk, editorial collective member; Anonymous, writer and artist; Cory Charles Cardinal, writer and artist; Tamina D. Hamid, writer and artist; Amanda Rae, writer and artist; James Ruston, writer and artist; Robert Black, writer; Frére Corbeau, writer; Roi Kuvé, writer; Christophe Lewis, writer; Deborah McKenzie, writer; Ojore McKinnon, writer; Jessie Milo, writer; Andy Peekeekoot, writer; Trenton Tompkins, writer; Levi Waldbillig, writer; Stacy Bluebird, artist; Peter Collins, artist; Tim Fefoldi, artist; Ricky Leslie, artist; Joey Toutsaint, artist

Fall 2021: How I Made It
Canadian Business
Contributors: Charlotte Herrold, editor-in-chief; Vanessa Wyse, creative director; Emily Landau, senior editor; Maryam Sanati, VP, content and creative; Lucinda Wallace, associate creative director; Della Rollins, director of photography; Vanda Marsan, senior designer

April 2021 issue
Chatelaine
Contributors: Maureen Halushak, editor-in-chief; Sun Ngo, creative director; Gillian Grace, deputy editor; Denise Balkissoon, executive editor; Chantal Braganza, senior editor; Andréanne Dion, senior editor, style and beauty; Radiyah Chowdhury, associate editor; Irene Ngo, food content director; Stephanie Han Kim, art director; Aimee Nishitoba, deputy art director

Trésor — 020
Dinette magazine
Collaborateurs : Hélène Mallette, rédactrice en chef; Mathieu Lachapelle, éditeur en chef

S.O.S on recrute
Les Affaires
Collaborateurs : Marine Thomas, rédactrice en chef; Denis Lalonde, chef de l’information — lesaffaires.com; Stéphane Rolland, chef de l’information — investir et Les Affaires plus; Marie-Pier Frappier, chef de pupitre; Charles Desgroseilliers, directeur artistique; Jean-Paul Gagné, éditeur émérite; Dominique Beauchamp, journaliste; François Normand, journaliste; Catherine Charron, journaliste au pupitre numérique; Philippe Lemelin, journaliste au pupitre numérique; Benoîte Labrosse, responsable des dossiers spéciaux; Louis-Philippe Larocque, responsable de l’infographie; Marco Chioini, réviseur

Choisir, automne-hiver 2021
Nouveau Projet
Collaborateurs : Nicolas Langelier, Véronique Chagnon, Maud Brougère, Vanessa Allnutt, Marie-Michèle Robitaille, Julie Francoeur, Nathalie Schneider, équipe éditoriale Nouveau Projet; Étienne Beaulieu; Sophie Bernier; Geneviève Bigué; Marie-Eve Blanchard; Rémy Bourdillon; Fanny Britt; Evelyne de la Chenelière; Jules Clara; Marc-André Cyr; Alain Deneault; Yara El-Ghadban; Bernard Émond; Ricardo Lamour; Judith Lussier; Catherine Mavrikakis; Virginia Pesemapeo Bordeleau, Kiev Renaud; Rodney Saint-Éloi; Leanne Shapton; Maïka Sondarjee; Guillaume Wagner; Jean-Philippe Warren

Vaccinating Toronto
The Local
Contributors: Inori Roy, Plenty of Pharmacies, but No Vaccines in Toronto’s Northwest; Nicholas Hune-Brown, The Vaccine Rollout is Leaving Toronto’s Hardest-Hit Postal Codes Behind; Yader Guzman, Nicholas Hune-Brown, Bringing the Vaccine to Where it’s Needed; Radiyah Chowdhury, The Toronto Hot Spot Nobody’s Talking About; Fatima Syed, “You Can’t Stop the Spread of the Virus if You Don’t Stop it in Peel”; Tai Huynh, Behind the Sudden Drop at Toronto’s Mass Immunization Clinics; Fatima Syed, The Chaotic Race to Vaccinate Peel; Tayo Bero, Vaccinating Black Toronto; Furqan Mohamed, Getting Vaccinated in the Holy Month; Alison Motluk, Why Haven’t Primary Care Doctors Been Part of the Vaccine Rollout?; Fatima Syed, “We Had to Save Ourselves”; Brannavy Jeyasundaram, Community Ambassadors Are the Link to Toronto’s Unvaccinated Populations; Tai Huynh, Hot Spot Tracker; Danielle Groen, The Last 25 Percent; Nicholas Hune-Brown, Tai Huynh, Second Doses Missing Those Who Really Need Them; Tai Huynh, The Missing Middle; Tayo Bero, What Convinces A Person to Get Their First Shot?; Tai Huynh, Different Schools, Different Risks

The New World of Psychedelics
Toronto Life
Contributors: Various


Publisher Grand Prix / Grand prix de l’éditeur

The turnaround at Broadview should inspire anyone looking to retool their media. The publication is much better, speaks to a broader audience, and has, quite literally, been saved. Bravo.

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Jocelyn Bell (right), with consultant Sharon McAuley, Broadview
Gilles Gagnier, Canadian Geographic

Canadian Geographic has long fully embraced its singular brand, extending itself through an assortment of media, events, and merchandise that serve its membership fully and fulfills its mandate in a manner that respects its history while thoroughly embracing the future.

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Nouveau Projet is quality media and everything they do surrounding the core publication reflects that quality. Nicolas Langelier has never sacrificed Nouveau Projet for the almighty dollar but the company continues to survive and thrive, proving that if you stick to your vision you can succeed.

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Nicolas Langelier, Nouveau Projet

Best Magazine: News, Business, General Interest / Meilleur magazine : actualité, affairs, intérêt général

BESIDE feels fresh. The innovation of its design, the feel of the thick uncoated stock, the relevance and familiarity of the topics — it makes you want to cozy up in a chair with a cup of tea and no distractions for hours to come.

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The flow of the stories, their thoroughness and constant relevance, combined with compelling illustrations, infographics, and impeccable design, result in a great reading experience that makes Maclean’s one of the best publications in the country.

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Nouveau Projet is audacious and refreshing. The design is clear, it uses white space and solid colours cleverly, and the fonts are perfectly suited to the job. The editorial team is talented; the articles being well researched, varied in topics, and captivating.  

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Best Magazine: Service & Lifestyle / Meilleur magazine : service et art de vivre

Air Canada enRoute brings Canadians around the world, even during a time when travel has been paused and disrupted. Its relatable stories and imagery connect the dots for every type of jet-setter.

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Dinette continues to curate a beautiful book of elevated imagery that brings food to a whole new level of raw beauty and relationship to life. Congratulations on a stunning publication.

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VÉRO sets its own new bar with a series of diverse and inclusive stories that are captured with relatable photography. Bravo!

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Best Magazine: Art, Literary, & Culture / Meilleur magazine : art, littérature et culture

Brick is a delightful store of literary nonfiction, criticism, and poetry, so replete with both ideas and beauty that it requires returning to again and again. A balance is struck between emerging and established writers, and there is a commitment to reflect diverse audiences in many of its featured voices.

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Inuit Art Quarterly embodies the sophisticated and strategic thinking, international calibre, and confident elegance that combine to manifest an outstanding magazine. By prioritizing current work, and featuring new writers, its feel is both modern and contemporary.

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Vie des Arts is a publication of incredible distinction — cohesive and visually stunning, it embodies a true commitment to inclusion, community, and access in the writing, featured subjects, and the reviews.

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Best Magazine: Special Interest / Meilleur magazine : intérêt spécial

Broadview continues to innovate after its brave rebrand in 2019. In line with their three editorial pillars — spirituality, social justice, and ethical living — they are taking on a solutions-based approach to social change. Top-notch writing and design make Broadview one of Canada’s great magazines.

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From the solid art direction to the quality and relevance of the content from the first page to the last, the expertise of each of the contributors is felt in all aspects of La Trente.

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Tusaayaksat is a magazine that demonstrates the power of small and diasporic communities — their strength, creativity, and expertise. Created by and for Inuvialuit — Inuit of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region and their communities outside the region — it is an inspiring example of how a magazine can forge relationships, share knowledge, and celebrate a culture.

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Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement

After careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to once again postpone awarding the Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement. All applications for these awards from 2020 and 2021 will be kept on file for consideration, and we look forward to celebrating the winners at next year’s awards.

Credit Changes & Additions

To request any credit changes, corrections, or additions, please send details to staff@magazine-awards.com with “NMA Credit Change” in the subject line. The deadline for credit changes and additions is May 13. 

About the 45th NMAs Winners’ Celebration

The 2022 awards presentation will take place on June 3 and will be hosted by Kelly Boutsalis. Kelly is an award-winning Mohawk freelance journalist from Six Nations of the Grand River, currently living in Scarborough, Ontario.

Kelly Boutsalis, journalist and host of the 45th NMAs Winners’ celebration

Due to the ever-changing situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s awards presentation will once again be held as a virtual, live streamed event.

We encourage all nominees to tune in to the awards show virtually on June 3, 2022, and we’d love to see your live reaction to winning a Gold award! Please contact the Foundation with the subject line “NMA Zoom Acceptance Speech” at staff@magazine-awards.com to obtain an access code if you would like to present a winner’s speech live on Zoom during the awards show. 

If you would like to send in a pre-recorded winner’s speech, please email us a video clip (maximum 2 minutes in length) with the subject line “NMA Pre-Recorded Speech.” There will also be an option to call in via telephone to give a winner’s speech; dial-in information will be displayed on-screen during the ceremony.

Acknowledgements

The National Media Awards Foundation is extremely grateful for the support from the Government of Canada, the Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Creates, and The Reader’s Digest Foundation of Canada.

A special thank you to Vicky Lee for creating this year’s visuals, and to Vesselin Stroumsky for developing our online submissions and judging platforms.

2022 National Magazine Awards Jury

The National Media Awards Foundation is honoured to share with you the 100 judges that make up the 2022 National Magazine Awards jury. We are so grateful to everyone who shared their expertise to help us recognize and celebrate the amazing talent in the Canadian publishing industry.


Susan Allan

Susan Allan is the Canada Editor of Politico by way of Maclean’s, iPolitics and The Ottawa Citizen.

Jean-Pierre Bastien

Before landing at URBANIA, Jean-Pierre Bastien covered South American news as a freelance journalist based in Rio de Janeiro and subsequently worked for VICE in Montreal as senior video producer. He is now the head of content of Quatre95, URBANIA‘s media dedicated to questions of money, personal finance and business.

Arjun Basu

Arjun Basu is a writer and editor living in Montreal. He is a past President of the National Media Awards Foundation.

Thierry Bissonnette

Thierry Bissonnette est professeur de littérature à l’Université Laurentienne, à Sudbury. Sous le pseudonyme Thierry Dimanche il a publié divers ouvrages poétiques et un roman.

Myra Bloom

Myra Bloom teaches Canadian literature at Glendon College, York University. She has published scholarship and literary criticism in numerous journals and magazines, including Canadian Literature, The LA Review of Books, The Walrus and The Literary Review of Canada. She is currently working on a book about women’s confessional writing in Canada.

Genevieve Bouchard

Genevieve Bouchard œuvre dans le milieu télévisuel et cinéma depuis plus de 20 ans. En tant que Directrice des acquisitions Fiction chez Bell Média, elle est responsable des achats de Films Québécois, Blockbusters d’Hollywood ainsi que des plus grandes séries internationales. Cinéphile invétérée et passionnée de télévision, musique, design et culture pop, elle est graduée du Evergreen College a Washington avec un BA spécialisé en Cinéma.

Kelly Boutsalis

Kelly Boutsalis is a Mohawk journalist from the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve. Now living in Toronto, she devotes the bulk of her work to highlighting Indigenous stories. Her words have appeared in The New York Times, The Walrus, The Narwhal and more.

Gabrielle Brassard-Lecours

Gabrielle Brassard-Lecours est journaliste depuis une douzaine d’années. Elle a travaillé dans plusieurs grands médias et publié à titre de journaliste indépendante dans diverses publications québécoises. Elle est co-fondatrice des médias Ricochet et Pivot. Elle est aussi présidente de l’Association des journalistes indépendants du Québec et enseigne le journalisme à l’Université Concordia.

Eliane Cadieux

Cofondatrice et cheffe de la création de BESIDE, Eliane Cadieux est responsable de la vision de la marque. Elle évolue depuis plus de dix ans dans l’univers des communications et du design. Elle touche à toutes les sphères de la création; de l’imprimé au web, au vidéo, à l’architecture jusqu’à l’expérience client, elle parvient toujours à mener les projets plus loin, notamment grâce aux standards de qualité supérieure qu’elle impose tant à elle-même qu’à son équipe. Originaire de Bromont, elle se consacre pendant six ans à des études en design graphique au Cégep de Sherbrooke et à l’Université du Québec à Montréal. Diplôme en main, elle reçoit une bourse pour travailler à titre de designer web et imprimé pour l’agence Sid Lee, puis se lance à son compte et multiplie les collaborations. Forte de cette expérience acquise en entrepreneuriat, c’est en 2016 qu’elle s’investit pleinement dans l’aventure de BESIDE, aux côtés de ses acolytes, Jean-Daniel Petit et Guillaume Leblanc. Un premier magazine voit le jour. Au fil des ans, Eliane a reçu de nombreuses distinctions : + Idéa (2021) + National Magazine Awards (2019-2020-2021) + Digital Publishing Awards (2020-2021) + Nomination 30/30 d’Infopresse (2019) + Grafika (2017) + Workshop at Colors Magazine, Italie (2014) + Bourse Sid Lee (2013) + Grand Prix Grafika (2012).

Julie Cailliau

Il n’y a rien comme le présent pour préparer l’avenir, parce qu’il est encore temps de choisir ce qu’on voudra en faire. C’est la conviction qui guide le parcours professionnel de Julie Cailliau, du génie au journalisme, de la rédaction en chef de Les Affaires à la direction des communications et du marketing de Fondaction, aujourd’hui. Gestionnaire chevronnée, reconnue pour sa capacité à formuler une vision opérationnelle claire et à mobiliser ses équipes dans la réalisation de cette vision, elle s’engage pour l’avènement d’une société où l’économie nourrira nos besoins véritables.

Penny Caldwell

Penny Caldwell is an experienced magazine writer, editor, and industry consultant. Under her leadership, as editor and publisher of Cottage Life from 2000 to 2017, the magazine won hundreds of national and international magazine awards. Penny is a past president of the International Regional Magazine Association, a former director of Canada’s National Magazine Awards Foundation, and has taught in Ryerson University’s Magazine and Web Publishing program in Toronto. In 2016, she received the NMAF’s Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement.

Sue Carter

Sue Carter is deputy editor at the Inuit Art Quarterly, and the former editor-in-chief at Quill & Quire. She is a frequent culture writer for many publications and teaches writing and editing for magazines at Centennial College.

Matthieu Charest

Matthieu Charest, rédacteur spécialisé, relations publiques et contenu, Banque Nationale. Il a d’abord été journaliste économique pour Les Affaires, puis Radio-Canada. Il a également collaboré avec Finance et Investissement, animé le balado Les Dérangeants sur l’entrepreneuriat, et de nombreuses conférences sur l’économie et l’immobilier.

Daniel Chrétien

Rédacteur en chef adjoint du magazine Châtelaine depuis 2018, Daniel Chrétien a signé des reportages dans de nombreux médias québécois, dont L’actualité, pendant 15 ans, Forces, Commerce et Québec Science.

Rob Csernyik

Rob Csernyik is an an award-winning journalist and writer based in Saint John, New Brunswick. He is a frequent contributor to Barron’s Penta, and his work has also appeared at Canadian Geographic, Maisonneuve, The Globe and Mail, The Narwhal and Vice among other outlets. Rob is also the editor of Great Canadian Longform, sharing the best in Canadian literary journalism via social media and a weekly newsletter.

Photo Credit: Marc-André Pauzé 

Fabrice de Pierrebourg

Fabrice de Pierrebourg collabore régulièrement à l’émission Puisqu’il faut se lever au 98,5 FM (Cogeco média) ainsi qu’au magazine L’actualité. Globe-trotteur, ses reportages l’ont mené ces dernières années au Mali, à Gaza, au Liban, en Irak, en Syrie, en Afghanistan ainsi que récemment en Ukraine . Son travail lui a valu d’être honoré au Concours canadien de journalisme (2012) et au Prix du magazine canadien à deux reprises (2020 et 2021).

Il est aussi l’auteur ou co-auteur de huit livres

Nelly Desmarais

Née en 1986, Nelly Desmarais est originaire de Richelieu, en Montérégie. Elle a étudié la littérature à l’Université du Québec à Montréal et à l’Université McGill et a publié poèmes, proses et critiques dans des revue et des collectifs. Son texte « Fièvre », paru dans Nouveau Projet, a été finaliste aux Prix du magazine canadien 2020, dans la catégorie poésie, et ses poèmes ont été deux fois sélectionnés pour le Prix de poésie Radio-Canada, en 2017 et 2018. Elle est directrice administrative adjointe du Quartanier Éditeur. Marche à voix basse, paru au Quartanier en mars 2022, est son premier livre.

Photo credit: Justine Latour © Le Quartanier

Matthew DiMera

Matthew DiMera is an award-winning editor and journalist currently living in Toronto, and is the Founder of The Resolve, a new digital publication centering Black, Indigenous and racialized people in Canada.

Ruth Dunley

Ruth Dunley is the Associate Director of Editorial Strategy at Queen’s University and editor of the Queen’s Alumni Review. A veteran journalist and communicator, Dunley has previously edited Ottawa Magazine and her writing has appeared in Muse Magazine, and the Wisconsin Magazine of History, as well as newspapers across Canada and in the United States. Prior to her career in communications, she worked as a reporter, copy editor, news editor, assignment editor and online editor for the Ottawa Citizen/Postmedia. In 2019 she wrote the foreword of Revolutions Across Borders: Jacksonian America and the Canadian Rebellion (McGill-Queen’s University Press) and saw the publication of her book, The Lost President: A.D. Smith and the Hidden History of Radical Democracy in Civil War America (University of Georgia Press). She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in journalism, a Bachelor of Education, a PhD in history, and was a Fulbright Scholar at the College of William & Mary.

Nehal El-Hadi

Nehal El-Hadi is a writer, researcher, and editor whose work explores the relationships between the body (racialised, gendered), place (urban, virtual), and technology (internet, health). Currently, she is the Science+Technology Editor at The Conversation Canada and Editor-in-Chief of Studio Magazine.

Alicia Elliott

Alicia Elliott is a Mohawk writer and editor living in Brantford, Ontario. She’s had numerous essays nominated for National Magazine Awards, winning Gold in 2017 and an honourable mention in 2020. Her short fiction was selected for Best American Short Stories 2018, Best Canadian Stories 2018, and Journey Prize Stories 30. Her award-winning first book, A Mind Spread Out On The Ground, was a national bestseller.

Jocelyne Fournel

Jocelyne Fournel a consacré la majeure partie de sa carrière à la direction artistique de magazines : notamment Montréal ce mois-ci, MTL et pendant 23 années, L’actualité. Entre 1985 et 1988, elle a été designer graphique à Londres, au Sunday Telegraph Magazine et au World of Interiors. Durant toutes ces années, elle a conçu des milliers de mises en pages et des centaines de pages couvertures, elle a dirigé d’innombrables séances photo et travaillé avec les meilleurs illustrateurs-trices et photographes. Son principal souci fut de mettre en valeur l’image et le texte, afin de faire de la lecture de magazines une véritable expérience esthétique et intellectuelle. Elle jongle aujourd’hui avec de nouveaux projets, toujours dans l’édition, du livre photo à l’album jeunesse.

Matt Frehner

Matt Frehner leads the Visual Journalism team at The Globe and Mail. The award-winning group of editors, designers, developers, photographers, videographers and graphic artists works to make sense of a complicated and fast-moving world through high-impact visual journalism.

Lianne George

Lianne George is the Editorial Lead at Rethink, one of Canada’s top independent creative agencies, and the founder of George&Co., a Toronto-based editorial consultancy. Previously, she led strategic communications for the Brookfield Institute of Innovation + Entrepreneurship at Ryerson University. A long-time magazine editor, she served as editor-in-chief of Chatelaine and director of lifestyle content for Rogers Digital Content & Publishing. She was the founding editor of Torstar’s The Grid and has held senior-level positions at Maclean’s and Canadian Business. Her feature writing has appeared in publications including Maclean’s, Report on Business and New York magazine. She was awarded the Editor Grand Prix award at the 2018 National Magazine Awards.  

Curtis Gillespie

Curtis Gillespie has won seven National Magazine Awards from 23 nominations, including a record-tying four awards in 2014.

Charles Gillis

Charlie Gillis is Managing Editor (National) of Maclean’s, which he joined in 2003 as a national correspondent based in Toronto. Gillis is a past recipient of gold and silver medals at the National Magazine Awards, and co-winner of a Canadian Association of Journalists award. Prior to joining Maclean’s, he worked as a reporter and feature writer for the National Post, the Edmonton Journal, The Canadian Press and the Telegraph-Journal of New Brunswick. He lives in Toronto.

Don Gillmor

Don Gillmor’s most recent book To the River won the 2019 Governor General’s Literary Award for non-fiction. He is the author of a two-volume history of Canada, Canada: A People’s History, which won the Libris Award, and two other books of non-fiction, The Desire of Every Living Thing and I Swear by Apollo. He has written three critically acclaimed novels – Kanata, Mount Pleasant and Long Change – as well as nine books for children, two of which were nominated for a Governor General’s Award. He has won twelve National Magazine Awards, including the Outstanding Achievement Award. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two children.

Rita Godlevskis

PhotoED Magazine Editor and Publisher Rita Godlevskis has more than twenty years of experience in photography-based, creative media work, in Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand. She has worked across multiple platforms with a diverse range of projects in her portfolio in editorial, and creative production contexts. PhotoED Magazine is the last independent Canadian photography magazine left on newsstands nationally. A passion for promoting diverse voices in Canadian photography, and great coffee keep her fuelled.

Seyward Goodhand

Seyward Goodhand’s stories have been shortlisted for the Writers’ Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize and a National Magazine Award, and longlisted for the CBC Short Story Prize. Her first book, Even That Wildest Hope (Invisible Publishing), was a finalist for the Manitoba Book Awards’ Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction and the Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book, and longlisted for the 2020 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. She holds a PhD from the University of Toronto and lives in Winnipeg.

Josh Greenblatt

Josh Greenblatt is the former editor-in-chief of SHARP magazine and a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The Walrus, Maisonneuve, The Globe and Mail, Vogue, Monocle and other outlets.

Nicole Haldoupis

Nicole Haldoupis is a queer writer, editor, designer, illustrator, and rug hooker from Tkaronto/Toronto. She’s a former editor of Grain and a co-creator of untethered and Applebeard Editions. She is a member of the board of directors at Riddle Fence. Her work can be found in Bad Dog Review, The Feathertale Review, Bad Nudes, antilang, and others. She completed an MFA in Writing at the University of Saskatchewan in 2016. Her first book, Tiny Ruins (Radiant Press, 2020), is a novel made up of linked flash fiction pieces, and was shortlisted for four Saskatchewan Book Awards. Nicole lives in St. John’s, Ktaqamkuk/Newfoundland.

Liz Harmer

Liz Harmer’s stories, essays, and poems have been published in The Walrus, Image Journal, The Globe and Mail, The Malahat Review, The New Quarterly, PRISM, Lit Hub, Best Canadian Stories, and elsewhere. Her first novel, The Amateurs, was a finalist for the Amazon Canada First Novel Award. She has also been a finalist for the Journey Prize, and nominated four times for National Magazine Awards, one of which she won in 2014 for Personal Journalism. Harmer’s second novel, Strange Loops, is forthcoming with Knopf Canada in 2022.

Madi Haslam

Madi Haslam is the editor-in-chief of Maisonneuve magazine. She was formerly the Arts & Ideas editor of This Magazine and host of the Policy Options podcast. Her work has appeared in Briarpatch, Broadview, Guts Magazine, The Walrus, and elsewhere. Her reporting has received two Canadian Online Publishing Awards and a CAJ nomination.

James Hewes

Having held various positions in his 12-year stint at the BBC, most notably leading the international development of the magazines business, James Hewes was part of the team that sold the business to private equity in November 2011. He was then Publishing Director for Top Gear, Good Food, Easy Cook and Lonely Planet Magazine and a Director of BBC Haymarket Exhibitions.

Jude Isabella

Jude Isabella is a science journalist, concentrating on the environment, ecology, and archaeology. As a journalist she has worked for newspapers and magazines, on staff or as a freelancer. She spent a dozen years as managing editor of YES Mag, Canada’s science magazine for kids. In 2015, she launched Hakai Magazine, an online publication focused on coastal science and societies. Jude continues to write for young readers. Her sixth book for kids, Bringing Back the Wolves, was published in spring 2020 by Kids Can Press, with the distinction of being included that year on both the American Library Association’s list of banned and challenged books and the New York Public Library’s Best Kids’ Books.

Katherine Janson

A former investigative broadcast journalist with an MA in Journalism, Katherine Janson has two decades of experience across strategic communications, media relations, writing, editing and journalism, predominantly in the not-for-profit healthcare field. She is currently the National Director of Communications for the Canadian Mental Health Association, leading content strategy, editorial, public relations and marketing for the 103-year-old charity. She works closely with mental health experts and media across the country to promote important mental health policy work, programming, services and supports in communities across Canada. She is adept at mining insights that will inform campaigns, content and messaging to turn over issues in a new light.

A born knowledge translator, she believes in her heart that if you can’t say something simply, you don’t truly understand it. Good journalism is integral to the work that charities are doing in Canada, and to educate people on what mental health and mental illness are, and how best to take care of them. Good journalism is key to the mental health systems change, social change, education and influence work that will, over time, shift behaviours and perceptions to create a climate of understanding and acceptance.

Laurie Jennings

Laurie Jennings is director of the Good Housekeeping Institute, where she oversees business and editorial strategy, and leads a team of scientists, consumer product specialists and editorial experts to create science-backed content, industry-leading events, report on consumer behaviour and trends, assess items for the GH Seal, evaluate products, among other editorially driven, revenue-generating innovations. Laurie is a sought-after speaker for CES, SXSW and the Global Wellness Summit and a judge for awards from ASME and Digiday. As a HearstLab Scout, she screens startups for investment by Hearst. Find her on Instagram @lauriejenningsnyc.

Arvin Joaquin

Arvin Joaquin is an award-winning journalist and editor. He is currently a senior political reporter-editor at The Canadian Press covering immigration. He previously worked as a video journalist at OMNI News: Filipino and an associate editor at Xtra Magazine, where he wrote the magazine’s Digital Publishing Award-winning newsletter. In 2020, he was named as a finalist for Best Emerging Writer at the National Magazine Awards. His work has appeared in Huffington Post, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, CBC, and more.

Lindsay Jones

Lindsay Jones is a national award-winning journalist based in Halifax. Her stories have appeared in The Atavist, The Globe and Mail, The Narwhal, Maclean’s, Chatelaine, CBC, and The Walrus.

Emmanuel Kattan

Emmanuel Kattan est le directeur du Programme Alliance à l’Université Columbia, une initiative visant à créer des partenariats de recherche et d’enseignement entre Sciences Po, Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, l’Ecole Polytechnique et l’Université Columbia. Emmanuel a été le directeur du British Council à New York et directeur des communications à l’Alliance des Civilisations (Nations Unies) et auprès du secrétaire général du Commonwealth à Londres. Il a débuté sa carrière à la Délégation générale du Québec au Royaume Uni.

Né à Montréal, Emmanuel a étudié à l’Université de Montréal et à Oxford, en tant que Rhodes Scholar. Il a obtenu un doctorat en philosophie de l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales à Paris. Il est l’auteur de cinq livres: un essai sur le devoir de mémoire et quatre romans. Son plus récent roman, L’attrapeur d’âmes, est paru aux éditions Leméac en 2019.

Jeremy Keehn

Jeremy Keehn is a features editor at Bloomberg Businessweek. He was previously a news and business editor at NewYorker.com, the digital director of Harper’s Magazine, and a senior editor at The Walrus.

Deirdre Kelly

Deirdre Kelly is the author of Ballerina: Sex, Scandal and Suffering Behind the Symbol of Perfection, named by the Guardian as the best dance book on a Top 10 list published in 2021. Her first book, the best-selling memoir Paris Times Eight, came out in 2009. An internationally recognized dance critic, she is a two-time recipient of the Nathan Cohen Prize for outstanding critical writing and a National Newspaper Award finalist and certificate of merit holder in the category of feature writing. From 1985 to 2017, she was an arts critic, investigative reporter, senior fashion reporter and arts columnist on staff at Canada‘s Globe and Mail newspaper. She has an MA in English from the University of Toronto and since 2017 has been Editor of the award-winning The York University Magazine. In 2021, she collected an Alumni of Influence Award from University College, at U of T, for her journalism advocating for greater diversity and transparency in the arts.

Michelle Kelly

Michelle Kelly started her career in publishing in 1998, as the office manager at Cottage Life. Since then, she has held various positions in the editorial department at the magazine until she was named Editor in July 2015 and Vice President, Content, for Blue Ant Media in September 2019. She’s a member of the Professional Advisory Committee for Centennial College in Toronto and is also the recipient of several Canadian National Magazine Awards, including Editor Grand Prix in 2021. Outside of work, Michelle sits on the board of Ready Set Play, a non-profit group that helps provide youth access to organized sports. She lives in Toronto with her husband and two children.