TORONTO, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Awards for two legacy publications of the
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) highlight the
extensive knowledge, experience and talent now contributing to the
organization's recently launched flagship magazine.
Both CAmagazine and CMA magazine were recognized last night at the 60th annual Kenneth R. Wilson Awards. In total, the two legacy accounting
publications received six awards honouring excellence in
business-to-business magazine publishing.
CPA Magazine, launched in January 2014, proudly brings together the award-winning
publications of the legacy organizations.
"Congratulations to all those who contributed to the winning efforts of
the two publications," said Kevin Dancey, FCPA, FCA, president and CEO,
CPA Canada. "The awards showcase both the talent and commitment
involved in delivering a valuable information source to members of the
accounting profession and business community."
CMA magazine, a legacy publication of The Society of Management Accountants of
Canada, tied for third place in terms of nominations with nine and
collected the impressive Gold award for Best Issue (The Change Issue - May/June 2013)
CAmagazine, a legacy publication of the Canadian Institute of Chartered
Accountants, led all publications with 19 nominations and captured five
awards (three Gold/two Silver). In fact, the magazine dominated two
categories (Best Professional Article and Best Illustration) collecting Gold and Silver awards in both. Here is the list of awards
Gold awards: Best How To Article or Series of How To Articles (by Roberta Staley), Best Professional Article (by Rosalind Stefanac) and Best Illustration (by Ryan Snook).
Silver Awards: Best Professional Article (by Robert Colapinto) and Best Illustration (by Gérard DuBois).
"Innovation, vision and addressing issues of importance are essential
elements if a magazine is to remain relevant to its readers," said Okey
Chigbo, editor, CPA Magazine. "Luckily, we can draw upon the strengths on the two award-winning
legacy publications to produce a product that is timely, informative
All of Canada's legacy accounting bodies have either merged under the
CPA banner or are in unification discussions. The core audience for CPA Magazine is Canada's accounting profession but it also appeals to a much broader
business-oriented audience. CPA Magazine is published 10 times a year with a circulation of 180,000 per issue.
The complete list of winners for the Kenneth R. Wilson Awards can be
found online at www.krwawards.ca.
About CPA Canada
CPA Canada is the national organization established to support
unification of the Canadian accounting profession under the Chartered
Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. It was created by the
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) and The Society of
Management Accountants of Canada (CMA Canada) to provide services to
all CPA, CA, CGA and CMA accounting bodies that have unified or are
committed to unification. As part of the unification effort, CPA Canada
and the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada
(CGA-Canada) are working toward integrating their operations this year.
Unification will enhance the influence, relevance and contribution of
the Canadian accounting profession both at home and internationally. www.cpacanada.ca
SOURCE: CPA Canada
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