Top 10 Personal Finance Articles in Canadian Magazines

In just over a week, on Friday June 6, we’ll find out who will be named the winners of the 37th annual National Magazine Awards. [TICKETS]

The award for Service: Personal Finance & Business goes to the writer of best informational article covering personal finance, careers and business in a Canadian magazine. This award is sponsored by Manulife Financial. The jury has selected a shortlist of ten finalists for the Gold and Silver awards. You can read the full-text articles of all National Magazine Awards nominees here. Have a look at the finalists…

Bryan Borzykowski
Boost Your RRSP in 2013
Canadian Business

Denny Manchee
The Hand-Me-Down Blues
Cottage Life

Susan Mohammad
The best defence
Listed

David Aston
What’s Your Magic Number?
MoneySense

Dan Bortolotti
ETF All-Stars
MoneySense

Julie Cazzin
The Great TFSA Race
MoneySense

Sarah Efron
Reality Check
MoneySense

David Hodges, Preet Banerjee
Flex Your…”Money Muscles”
MoneySense

Deborah Aarts, Igor Bonifacic, Anthony Davis, Melissa Edwards, Jim McElgunn, Joanna Pachner, David Pimentel, Ian Portsmouth, Mira Shenker
Opportunity Guide 2014
Profit

Dawn Calleja, Doug Steiner, Anna-Kaisa Walker, Dave Morris, Thomas Watson, David Berman, Sean Silcoff, Shirley Won, John Daly
Invest Like a Legend
Report on Business
 
Which do you think is best? Leave a comment or tell us on Twitter: @MagAwards | #NMA14
You can read the full-text articles of all National Magazine Awards nominees at magazine-awards.com.
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Top 6 Canadian Magazines for Art Direction
How Did They Create That Cover?

Top Magazine Videos in Canada

Top 10 Columnists in Canadian Magazines

On Friday June 6 we’ll find out who will be the winners of the 37th annual National Magazine Awards. [TICKETS]

The award for Columns goes to the writer of best regularly featured column in a Canadian magazine, and is sponsored by Impresa Communications, Ltd. The jury has selected a shortlist of ten finalists for the Gold and Silver awards. You can read the full-text articles of all National Magazine Awards nominees here. Have a look at the finalists…


Richard Warnica
The Culture
Canadian Business

Pierre Fortin
Économie
L’actualité

Chantal Hébert
Politique
L’actualité

Colby Cosh
Colby Cosh
Maclean’s

Linda Besner
Tangent
Hazlitt

Tom Jokinen
Lost Library
Hazlitt

Alexandra Molotkow
Minutiae
Hazlitt

Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall
Fatherhood
Sharp

Stephen Brunt
Last Word
Sportsnet

Ashleigh Gaul
Arctic Dispatches
Up Here
 
Which do you think is best? Leave a comment or tell us on Twitter: @MagAwards | #NMA14
You can read the full-text articles of all National Magazine Awards nominees at magazine-awards.com.
See also:
Top 10 Science Stories in Canadian Magazines
Top 7 Photojournalists in Canadian Magazines
Top 7 Fashion Spreads in Canadian Magazines
Top 10 Canadian Magazine Illustrations
Top 9 Infographics in Canadian Magazines
Top 6 Canadian Magazines for Art Direction
How Did They Create That Cover?

Top Magazine Videos in Canada

Top 10 Science Stories in Canadian Magazines

Next Friday June 6 we’ll find out who will be the winners of the 37th annual National Magazine Awards. [TICKETS]

The award for Science, Technology & Environment goes to the writer of most successful story in these topical areas, and is sponsored by GE Canada. The jury has selected a shortlist of ten finalists for the Gold and Silver awards. You can read the full-text articles of all National Magazine Awards nominees here. Have a look…

Kevin Van Tighem
Safeguarding the Source
AlbertaViews
 
Melissa Guillemette
Le chip labour
Jobboom

Kate Lunau
Planet hunting
Maclean’s

Binh An Vu Van
La Loi sur les espèces en péril
Quatre-Temps

Nicholas Hune-Brown
Pandamonium
Reader’s Digest

Arno Kopecky
The $273 Billion Question
Reader’s Digest

Eric Reguly
The Smartest Guys on the Planet
Report on Business

Alanna Mitchell
Losing the Hooded Grebe
United Church Observer

Jake MacDonald
A Town Besieged by Bears
Up Here

Sasha Chapman
Fight of the Bumblebee
The Walrus
Which do you think is best? Leave a comment or tell us on Twitter: @MagAwards | #NMA14
You can read the full-text articles of all National Magazine Awards nominees at magazine-awards.com.
See also:
Top 7 Photojournalists in Canadian Magazines
Top 7 Fashion Spreads in Canadian Magazines
Top 10 Canadian Magazine Illustrations
Top 9 Infographics in Canadian Magazines
Top 6 Canadian Magazines for Art Direction
How Did They Create That Cover?

Top Magazine Videos in Canada

Announcing the Nominees for the 37th annual National Magazine Awards


The National Magazine Awards Foundation is pleased to announce the nominees for the 37th annual National Magazine Awards.
Complete List of Nominees [PDF]*
Press Release: English | Français
Gala Info & Tickets
* Credit Changes due by May 7
Winners will be revealed at the annual National Magazine Awards gala on Friday, June 6, at The Carlu in Toronto.
For Magazine of the Year, the three finalists are:

From the best Canadian magazines across the country, this year’s jury selected 3 finalists for the prestigious award for Magazine of the Year: Azure, Cottage Life and Nouveau Projet.

For Magazine Website of the Year, the three finalists are:
Hazlitt, Maclean’s, Torontoist.
For Tablet Magazine of the Year, the three finalists are:
Canadian Business, Sportsnet, The Hockey News.
For Best New Magazine Writer, the three finalists are:
Suzannah Showler (Maisonneuve), Liz Windhorst Harmer (The New Quarterly), Catherine McIntyre (This Magazine).
For Best Magazine Cover, the ten finalists are:
BCBusiness, Chatelaine, Fashion Magazine, L’actualité, Maclean’s, Report on Business (2), Toronto Life, subTerrain, Western Living.
For Best Single Issue, the eight finalists are:
Azure, Cottage Life, depict Magazine, Rotman Management, Spacing, The Grid, Toronto Life, The Walrus.
For Art Direction of an Entire Issue, the six finalists are:
Canadian Business, Flare, fshnunlimited (f.u.), Nouveau Projet, Prefix Photo, The Walrus.
In a new category for Infographics, the nine finalists are:
Alberta Construction, Maclean’s, Sportsnet, The Grid (5), Toronto Life.
View all finalists | PDF
 
Top nominated magazines for the 37th National Magazine Awards:

Magazine Written Integrated Visual Special Total
The Walrus 24 3 8 0 35
L’actualité 20 2 1 0 23
Report on Business 10 4 7 0 21
Maclean’s 11 6 0 1 18
Toronto Life 9 6 3 0 18
Maisonneuve 8 0 5 1 14
The Grid 3 8 3 0 14
Cottage Life 7 2 3 1 13
Eighteen Bridges 11 0 0 0 11
Sportsnet 7 2 0 1 10
Hazlitt 8 1 0 1 10

Five magazines are nominated for National Magazine Award for the first time: Alberta Construction Magazine, depict Magazine, fshnunlimited (f.u.), Little Brother Magazine, and Quatre-Temps. 
 
WRITING AWARDS
There are 24 categories for magazine writing. Curtis Gillespie leads all individual finalists with five nominations in written categories for his work in Eighteen Bridges and Western Living. Nicholas Hune-Brown is nominated four times for written work in Toronto Life, Reader’s Digest and The Grid, followed by Jonathan Trudel, Catherine Dubé, Eric Reguly, Ray Ford and Charles Wilkins, who garnered three nominations each. View all finalists | PDF
VISUAL AWARDS
There are 12 categories for visual content (photograph, illustration, art direction, web design). The Grid’s art director, Vanessa Wyse, is nominated five times in the new Infographics category and three times for Best Art Direction of a Single Magazine Article. In addition, photographer Chris Nicholls is nominated five times for his work for FASHION Magazine and Dress to Kill, while art director Domenic Macri secured four nominations on behalf of Report of BusinessView all finalists | PDF
INTEGRATED AWARDS
There are 7 categories for integrated magazine content, including Words & Pictures, Single Service Article Package, Online Video, Editorial Package-Web, Infographics, Magazine Covers, and Best Single Issue. View all finalists | PDF
FOUNDATION AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT
As announced on April 30, the winner of the 2014 NMAF Award for Outstanding Achievement is Kim Jernigan, longtime editor of The New Quarterly and veteran champion of literary magazines in Canada. Read more.
37th NMA GALA
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Gold and Silver awards will be handed down on June 6 in 24 written categories, 12 visual categories and 7 integrated categories. All other finalists will receive Honourable Mentions. Winners will also be celebrated in 5 special categories: Outstanding Achievement, Best New Magazine Writer, Magazine Website of the Year, Tablet Magazine of the Year, and Magazine of the Year.
Gold award winners in written, visual and integrated categories (except Best Single Issue) receive a cash prize of $1000; Silver winners $500. The winner of Best New Magazine Writer receives a cash prize of $500.
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CREDIT CHANGES
Email us at staff[at]magazine-awards.com to request any credit changes to your nomination. The deadline for credit changes is May 7.
THANK YOU!
A grand thank you to all of our judges who evaluated this year’s entries to the National Magazine Awards. From nearly 2000 individual entries nationwide, the NMAF’s 238 volunteer judges nominated a total of 376 submissions from 92 different Canadian magazines for awards in 48 written, visual, integrated and special categories.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
The National Magazine Awards Foundation acknowledges the financial support of the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario, and the Ontario Media Development Corporation. The National Magazine Awards Foundation gratefully acknowledges its suppliers and its contributors who donated gifts in kind to support the awards program. We thank them for their generosity, interest and expertise.The 37th annual National Magazine Awards gala is presented by CDS Global. The NMAF thanks its corporate sponsors Accenture, GE Canada, Manulife Financial and RBC for their generous financial support of the event.
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Off the Page, with J.B. MacKinnon

Off the Page appears regularly on the Magazine Awards blog. Today we catch up with writer J.B. MacKinnon, winner of 11 National Magazine Awards and author of The Once and Future World (Random House Canada).

NMAF: In an essay titled “A 10 Percent World” (The Walrus, September 2010), you argued that humanity’s vision of an idyllic past is myopic; that in seeking to temper the impact that we have on our environment, our purpose “is not to demand some return to a pre-human Eden, but rather to expand our options”; that “our sense of what is possible sets limits on our dreams.” What did you mean by expanding our options beyond the limits?

J.B.: “A 10 Percent World” looks at the natural world of the historical past—a much richer and more abundant state of nature than we know today. We’ve largely forgotten this more plentiful world, and that limits our sense of the possible.

Yes, it’s depressing to find out that grizzly bears used to live on the Canadian Prairies and they don’t any more, or that Vancouver waters were home to a year-round population of humpback whales that were all slaughtered by 1908. But if we aren’t aware of these facts, then the absence of the bears and the whales seems normal. When we do become aware of them, we’re able to set a higher bar for our vision of what nature can be.  Continue reading “Off the Page, with J.B. MacKinnon”