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Follow along with This Magazine contributor Jenn Hardy's baby-to-be!

Graham F. Scott

If you’ve picked up the latest issue of This Magazine, you might have noticed Jenn Hardy’s article on Canada’s midwife shortage. (Jenn is a former This intern and now a Montreal-based freelance writer. She has written for us recently on sustainable agriculture, Montreal musician Vanessa Rodrigues, and investigated the environmental claims of the DivaCup.) You […] More »

Meet the judges of the 2010 Great Canadian Literary Hunt

Graham F. Scott

The winners of the 2010 Great Canadian Literary Hunt are now all online for your reading pleasure, and we wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to the hard-working judges who read through the entries to select this year’s winners. (Just a reminder that we’ve got a handy megalink to all the winning entries […] More »

This feature on Quebec cinema's "new wave" reprinted in Courrier International

Graham F. Scott

Just two days ago, we were telling you about a This feature appearing in the just-launched Best Canadian Essays 2010. Here’s another This feature taking flight: We were pleased yesterday to find Patricia Bailey’s feature on the new wave of Québécois cinema, from the May-June 2010 issue, reprinted (with permission, natch) in Courrier International, the prestigious […] More »

This feature on the future of gay rights included in Best Canadian Essays 2010

Graham F. Scott

Best Canadian Essays 2010, the second annual collection of its kind from Tightrope Books, again includes a feature article that originally appeared in This Magazine. The collection includes Paul Gallant’s essay on the state of Canada’s gay rights movement in the wake of same-sex marriage legalization, “Over the rainbow“, from our September-October 2009 issue. Sounds […] More »

How to Redeem Your Groupon Subscription

simon wallace

Yesterday we teamed up with Groupon to give new subscribers to This a great introductory deal and, we were very happy with the results: in 24 hours we sold 286 new subscriptions! If you’re one of those 286, welcome! We’re thrilled to meet you. Before we can activate your subscription for Canada’s Small Magazine of […] More »

One day only! Get a year of This Magazine for just $13 with Groupon (Update: How to redeem!)

Graham F. Scott

That’s right, we’ve teamed up with those consumer-capitalists par excellence at Groupon to bring you a special one-day-only deal on a one-year subscription to This Magazine. That’s six issues delivered to your door for just $13. The technical term for this in the magazine biz is “wicked-ass cheap.” If you’re a casual fan of the […] More »

This Magazine wins gold at the Canadian Newsstand Awards

Graham F. Scott

We’re very proud to announce that This Magazine won a gold medal at the Canadian Newsstand Awards last night in Toronto. The Newsstand Awards recognize excellence in cover design and marketing, and for a small magazine like This, it’s a huge deal to be recognized alongside heavyweights like Flare, Maclean’s, Canadian Art, and Châtelaine. Our […] More »

Toronto — come and visit us at Word On The Street on Sunday!

Graham F. Scott

It’s Word On The Street this Sunday, the national literary street-fair/author-festival/book-signing/all-around extravaganza of the written word. We’ll have our usual booth at the Toronto event, and we would love to meet you. (We’d love to have a booth at all the WOTS events across the country, of course, but, well, we couldn’t possibly afford that.) […] More »

What's in the July-August 2010 issue of This Magazine

Graham F. Scott

The July-August 2010 issue of This is now in subscribers’ mailboxes and on newsstands. As usual, you’ll be able to read all the articles here on the website as we post them over the next few weeks. But also as usual, we encourage you to subscribe to the magazine, which is the best way to […] More »

Video of last night's "Speak the F**k up" panel discussion

Graham F. Scott

Last night we had a great turnout for the Speak the F**k Up! panel talk we put on in partnership with Unfortunately, we had technical difficulties — no internet access — that made streaming the video live impossible. But the brave souls at RabbleTV pressed on and recorded the talk for posterity, so we […] More »

This Contributor Jenn Hardy wins inaugural PWAC writing award!

Graham F. Scott

A little while ago we alerted you to the fact that This contributor Jenn Hardy was nominated for the inaugural Professional Writers Association of Canada Writing Awards. Well, the awards were given out last Friday, and Jenn won! Please join us in congratulating her on the article and the award. We take great pride in […] More »