Transcontinental's Canadian Gardening and The Hockey News each awarded "Best Magazine of the Year"

    MONTREAL, June 15 /CNW Telbec/ - Transcontinental Media publications
Canadian Gardening and The Hockey News were awarded Best Magazine of the Year,
while Aldona Satterthwaite of Canadian Gardening received an Editor of the
Year award, at The Canadian Society of Magazine Editors 2007 Editors' Choice
Awards held at a ceremony in Toronto.
    Canadian Gardening and The Hockey News won in the categories of large and
medium circulation magazines, respectively.
    "We are very proud to have Canadian Gardening and The Hockey News each
recognized as a Best Magazine of the Year by The Canadian Society of Magazine
Editors," said Natalie Larivière, President, Transcontinental Media. "To have
two magazines recognized as leaders in their class is truly remarkable. To
also have Aldona Satterthwaite of Canadian Gardening receive an editor of the
year award only adds to the pride felt by all our employees."
    As Canada's leading publisher of consumer magazines, Transcontinental
produces aesthetically appealing magazines that deliver relevant content to
readers in the areas of fashion and beauty, home and garden, sports and
recreation, financial and business information, as well as trade publications.
    "To have been selected by my peers as an editor of the year is, in many
ways, more reward than the award itself, because they understand what it takes
to produce a great magazine," said Aldona Satterthwaite, editor, Canadian
Gardening. "All of us at Canadian Gardening are deeply honoured that The
Canadian Society of Magazine Editors has recognized the high standards the
magazine holds itself to-on behalf of our valued readers."
    Canadian Gardening and The Hockey News are available by subscription and
at newsstands across Canada, as well as online at

    About Transcontinental Media

    The fourth-largest print media group in Canada, with more than
3,000 employees and annual revenues of $580 million in 2006, Transcontinental
Media is the country's leading publisher of consumer magazines and
French-language educational resources as well as the largest publisher of
community newspapers in Eastern Canada. It publishes the weekday daily Métro
in Montreal and is, through Publi-Sac, Quebec's leading door-to-door
distributor of advertising material. It also owns a number of digital business
units. Transcontinental Media is a subsidiary of Transcontinental Inc.
(TSX: TCL.A, TCL.B), which has more than 14,500 employees in Canada, the
United States and Mexico and reported revenues of C$2.3 billion in 2006.

For further information:

For further information: Media: Pierre Leduc, Media Relations, (613)
241-6000, ext. 235, Cell phone: (416) 859-8562,; Financial
Community: Jennifer F. McCaughey, Director, Investor Relations,
Transcontinental Inc., (514) 954-2821,;

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