On Newsstands August 5, 2013
TORONTO, July 22, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian Living is proud to unveil its highly anticipated multiplatform brand refresh.
The new look of Canadian Living includes extensive updates to the content in the magazine, on the
website, as well as exciting new photography and an updated logo. The
always popular September issue also features a unique cover execution showcasing four
sequential covers complete with cover lines and focused on the brand's
main editorial pillars: Food, Style, Health and Home. These special
covers will be available in both newsstand and subscriber copies. In
addition, just in time for back-to-school, the September issue is
poly-bagged with a bonus issue of Canadian Living Moms - a special 32 page supplement just for moms with 13 smart toys for
young minds, brain boosting power foods and easy back to school lunches
kids will love.
Recently named 2013 Magazine of the Year* by the Canadian Society of
Magazine Editors, Canadian Living welcomed newly appointed group publisher Caroline Andrews along with
new editor-in-chief Jennifer Reynolds, new art director Stephanie
White, and Digital Product Director Andrea Kolber to reinvigorate the
#1 magazine with Women 18+ in English Canada**.
"Over the last several months, we reached out to thousands of Canadians,
both current readers and non-readers to find out what they wanted more
of, less of and what topics were on their minds," said Vice President
and Group Publisher, Consumer Solutions, Toronto and Vancouver,
Caroline Andrews. "Their feedback inspired us to bring a fresh new
perspective to every aspect of the brand. I am confident our
long-standing readers will continue to find everything they've always
loved about Canadian Living, and new readers will be impressed with the evolution of this beloved
The magazine and website deliver even more fashion and beauty finds, new
columnists, bloggers and health experts, relevant editorial about sex
and relationships, valuable tips for busy moms, easy home decor
solutions, timely life news and topical buzz as well as inspiring
travel stories and mouth-watering original photography for every Tested
Till Perfect recipe. Throughout the print, digital, mobile and social
channels of Canadian Living, this refresh will create a more seamless, unified 360-degree brand
experience regardless of how you connect with our content each day.
September Issue Editorial Highlights Include:
FOOD: 30 easy meals for every day of the month with downloadable
shopping lists and 9 online how-to videos.
LIFE: New columnists Marc and Craig Kielburger share ways to raise
caring, thoughtful kids.
STYLE: Four ways to wear the printed pant and fun nail art to do at
HOME: Sofa makeovers in 5 minutes and Reno tips for real life.
HEALTH: A how-to running guide and easy ways to add more years to your
Canadian Living is supporting this refresh with advertising campaigns in newspapers,
magazines and on television, promotions with key retailers, and special
offers extended to new subscribers. Canadian Living editors will be featured on the Marilyn Denis show on CTV on Tuesday,
July 23rd and Jennifer Reynolds will be going on a cross Canada media tour
traveling to several cities this summer to meet readers, and talk about
the exciting changes in the September issue. Canadian Living is also announcing its first-ever Canadian Living PhotoFest - a special online initiative August 16th-18th. Highlighted with a
double page spread in the September issue of Canadian Living, #CLPhotoFest invites readers, friends, and followers to send photos
about what it means to be Canadian. All photos received will help to
create an extraordinary interactive mosaic map of Canada to be featured
in the magazine. Visit canadianliving.com/photofest for more details.
The September issue of Canadian Living is available at a special price of $2.99 on newsstands across Canada on
Monday, August 5th.
Find Canadian Living online:
* Winner 2013 Editor's Choice Award for Large circulation
**PMB Spring 2013
About TC Media
Canadian Living is published by TC Media, one of Canada's leading provider of media and
marketing activation solutions, employing about 4,000 people, TC Media
reaches 24 million consumers in Canada through its integrated
multiplatform offering that includes print and digital media, the
production of magazines, newspapers, books and custom content, mass and
personalized marketing, interactive and mobile applications, TV
production and door-to-door distribution.
TC Media is a brand of Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A, TCL.B,
TCL.PR.D), which has about 9,500 employees in Canada and the United
States, and reported revenues of C$2.1 billion in 2012. Website www.tc.tc.
SOURCE: Transcontinental inc.
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