Sharp magazine's exclusive interview with Gen. Rick Hillier out today

    Sharp magazine and offer lifestyle solutions for Canadian

    TORONTO, June 16 /CNW/ - Today marks the distribution of the second issue
of Sharp, Canada's only national lifestyle publication for men. Targeted at
men aged 25-54, who value intelligence, style and sophistication in their
personal brand, Sharp is published six times per year and is distributed with
150,000 selected copies of the Globe & Mail, as well as in Air Canada's
business class lounges and through select retailers and events.
    "Intelligent and thought-provoking content is critical when trying to
inform and entertain one of Canada's most educated and influential audiences,"
said John McGouran, Publisher and Co-founder. "Exclusive opportunities, timely
subject matter and a roster of skilled writers ensures that Sharp delivers the
calibre of editorial our audience demands."
    "With our second issue we've raised the bar for Canadian men's
magazines," said Michael La Fave, Editorial Director and Co-founder. "Feature
editorials that span from hard-hitting exposés to strategies for living well
are complemented by content about premium automobiles, travel, fashion and

    Exclusive stories and new content for July 2008:
    -  Cover subject and exclusive feature interview with outspoken top
       soldier Gen. Rick Hillier
    -  Colin and Justin of HGTV fame join the Sharp team to shed some light
       on good home design
    -  Are we ready for war? What will Canada do to defend its claim over the
       Northwest Passage
    -  Hijacked! The Olympics aren't about sports anymore. A look at the
       controversy surrounding 'The Games'
    -  Sharp climbed Kilimanjaro...what did you do today?
    -  Are you man enough to be a mom? We take a look at the growing trend
       towards stay at home dads.
    -  The Guide: Maggie Gyllenhaal, the perfect steak, waterproof gadgets,
       SPF all-in-wonders, Gary Hirschberg the enviro-capitalist, protecting
       your prostate, great books, great music, summer fashions and much,
       much more...

    Along with the glossy, high-quality print product, Sharp offers its
readers and advertisers an integrated online presence with the latest in
multimedia presentation, user-generated content and social network
integration. features digital versions of the printed magazine
plus exclusive online media in the form of a daily blog, video product reviews
and exclusive web-only stories.
    As a media and communications company, Contempo Media Inc. offers print
and online marketing solutions and custom-published magazines designed to
address specific corporate messaging strategies.
    Visit or for more information
and a copy of the Sharp media kit.

    /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available on
    the CNW Photo Network and archived at
    Additional archived images are also available on the CNW Photo Archive
    website at Images are free to accredited
    members of the media/

For further information:

For further information: Advertising inquiries: John McGouran,
Publisher, (416) 258-8538 or; Media inquiries:
Michael LaFave, Editorial Director, (647) 308-5397 or

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