Canada Wide Media Limited

Canada Wide Media Limited

May 03, 2013 09:00 ET

Canada Wide Media Comes Up Big With 15 Western Magazine Award Nominations!

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 3, 2013) - President of Canada Wide Media Ltd., Gary Davies, is thrilled to announce that a number of Canada Wide's publications have been collectively nominated for an impressive 15 Western Magazine Awards this year.

"Being nominated across numerous categories and formats for a wide variety of our publications is a true honour," Davies says. "It's a confirmation that our writers, editors and designers continue to produce first-class content in an era where multi-platform delivery is springboarding us into the future of publishing."

Canada Wide's 2013 Western Magazine Awards acknowledgments include: eight nominations for its premium business brand, BCBusiness (http://www.bcbusiness.ca/), with an additional National Magazine Award nomination in the Business category; six combined nominations for travel brands, Westworld Saskatchewan (http://caask.ca/about-caa/westworld-online) and Westworld Alberta (http://www.amawestworld.ca/), in the Travel & Leisure and Magazine of the Year categories; and a second annual nomination for exploding lifestyle brand, bcliving (http://www.bcliving.ca/) in the Best Online Magazine category.

The 2013 Western Magazine Award winners will be announced at a gala event at the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside on June 21st, 2013.

About The Western Magazine Awards Foundation

Established in 1983, The Western Magazine Awards Foundation (WMAF) honours and celebrates editorial excellence in Western Canadian magazine writing, photography, illustration and art direction. This is accomplished through an annual awards competition, a gala event where winners are announced and recognized with cash prizes, and The Magazine School, an educational program featuring WMA-winning work.

About Canada Wide Media

Canada Wide Media Ltd. is a 37-year-old, privately held company with annual revenues of more than $25 million. With a diverse range of media products and services ranging from high-end print publications to the latest in digital media, the company's brands include numerous leading magazine titles and websites such as BCBusiness, Westworld, BC Home & Garden, Real Weddings and bcliving.

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