The Who's Who's of Canadian Media were at the COPA Awards in Toronto to celebrate digital publishing excellence.

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian media industry got together at the historic Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto, November 19 to see who was the Best in Canada for 2015 for digital publishing. The 6th Annual COPA Awards (twitter: #COPAwards) is a showcase of Canadian digital publishing talent and as is judged by a panel of experts in journalism, publishing, creative arts, media and digital/tech expertise. Reader's Digest, CNW, Digital Reno and Spin Master Toys sponsored the event. The COPA website address is www.canadianonlinepublishingawards.com.

The big winner this year was the Globe and Mail with 7 medals (4 gold 3 silver) MacLean's Magazine with 6 (4G 2 S) and University Affairs with 5 (5 Gold). There are three awards category Business-to-Business (Blue), Consumer (Red) and Daily News and Current Events (Green) with 15 awards in each category. The Best in Canada Award for the top sores for the Best Digital Content went to the Globe and Mail, Best Digital Solution went to CTVNew.ca and the Independent Publisher of the Year was The Yummy Mummy Club (YMC). The awards were broadcast live on Twitter and were the 16th ranked trending Twitter hash tag in Toronto on November 19 according to www.trendinalia.com.

 

COPA 2015 MEDAL STANDINGS

BRAND

PUBLISHER

Medal(s)

Total

The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

4G, 3S

7

Maclean's

Rogers Media Inc.

4G 2S

6

University Affairs

University Affairs

5G

5

Canadian Living

TVA Group

3G, S

4

YummyMummyClub (YMC)

YummyMummyClub.ca (YMC)

3 G, S

4

ITWC

IT World Canada

2G, 2S

4

Salon Magazine

Salon Communications Inc.

3G

3

TSN/Favela United

Bell Media

2G, S

3

Today's Parent

Rogers Media Inc.

G, 2S

3

CTV News

Bell Media

2G

2

ELLE Canada

TVA Group

2G

2

Graduate School of Journalism

University of British Columbia

2G

2

CBC News 

CBC News

G, S

2

Open Canada

OpenCanada.org

G, S

2

Thenewfamily.com

Thenewfamily.com

G, S

2

Toronto Star

Toronto Star

G, S

2

Yahoo News and Sports

Yahoo Canada

G, S

2

Elevate Magazine

Salon Communications Inc.

G, S

2

Huffington Post

AOL Canada

G, S

2

Sportsnet Magazine

Rogers Media Inc.

G, S

2

Manitoba Co-operator

Farm Business Communications

2S

2

W Dish

Corus Entertainment

2S

2

Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg Free Press

2S

2

Curiosities

Sheridan College

 S

1

Alberta Oil Magazine

Venture Publishing

G

1

Alberta Venture Magazine

Venture Publishing

G

1

Canada's History

Canada's History

G

1

Ontario OUT OF DOORS

Ontario OUT OF DOORS magazine

G

1

Sharp Magazine

Contempo Media

G

1

Canadian Art

Canadian Art Foundation

S

1

Canadian Mortgage Professional

KMI Publishing and Events Ltd.

S

1

Chatelaine

Rogers Media Inc.

S

1

CPA Canada Member News

CPA Canada

S

1

Insurance Business Canada

KMI Publishing and Events Ltd.

S

1

Made in Italy

Sid Lee

S

1

National Post

National Post

S

1

Pollock and Company

Modern Earth Inc.

S

1

Primary Care Toolkit

RNAO

S

1

REMI Network

MediaEdge Communications

S

1

Sparksheet

Spafax

S

1

Today's Trucking Magazine

Newcom Business Media

S

1

UC Observer

UC Observer

S

1

Vitamin Daily

Glacier Media

S

1

Wingd

Wingd Canada

S

1





 

SOURCE Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA)

Image with caption: "The Globe and Mail was the big winner with 7 medals 4 gold and 3 silver, including a Best in Canada Gold for Best Content. (CNW Group/Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151127_C5612_PHOTO_EN_554009.jpg

Image with caption: "University Affairs won 5 Gold in the Business-to-Business category for Best Blog, News Coverage, Video Content, Email Newsletter and Website design. (CNW Group/Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151127_C5612_PHOTO_EN_554011.jpg

Image with caption: "YummyMummyClub won Gold for Independent Publisher of the year plus 2 gold and silver in the Consumer magazine content category. (CNW Group/Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151127_C5612_PHOTO_EN_554013.jpg

For further information: Martin Seto, COPA Producer, 416-907-6562

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